Liberia in line for new largest banknote


The Central Bank of Liberia will begin issuing a L$500 banknote as part of its new series due "shortly", it announced on July 27. It will be worth US$5.56, and will usurp the existing L$100 as the country's largest note.

The new series will maintain a similar design to those of the old series, but will be printed on a "higher-quality" cotton substrate which will "guarantee longevity and reduce porosity", the bank says. Crane Currency is working in conjunction with the central bank on the design

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