Innovative print techniques are key for new Georgian banknotes

Old series: the new notes feature added security and colour

The National Bank of Georgia started placing new banknotes into circulation on February 1, which have a range of new security features, made possible by a variety of printing techniques.

The 20 and 50 lari notes are being launched first, with the remainder of the series set to enter circulation "gradually". It appears the 100 will follow next, with the five and 10 coming "later".

The central bank has launched a new website to help the general public identify the new currency – the 20, 50 and 100

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