Burundi central bank updates banknotes

Burundi 1000 franc note
Bank of Burundi

The Bank of Burundi is issuing new banknotes in a bid to increase the security and durability of the currency, said the governor.

Jean Ciza said in a statement on May 2 that the Burundian franc would see new 500, 2,000, 5,000 and 10,000 notes. The new banknotes are made of high-durability paper and feature a new security thread and window. An image in the window makes rapid movements when the bill is tilted.

Ciza said that on the 5,000 and 10,000 notes, a new ring would be added to replace the

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