Central Banking

Fault found in new Namibian banknotes

namibia-banknote-10

The Bank of Namibia has alerted the public to a problem with "some" new banknotes, just weeks after they entered circulation.

"The Bank has observed that the diamond-shaped feature on some of the N$10 and N$20 banknotes is cracking after multiple folding or handling. From a banknote technical printing perspective, this phenomenon is supposed not to be the case," said the central bank.

A spokesperson for the central bank said the anomaly was first spotted about six weeks after the new notes were

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: