Issue Jan. 11, 2021

 
Overview:
 
  1. Oman: New notes issued with sec. features by Oberthur Fiduciaire & Louisenthal - printed by Oberthur / G+D
  2. CBDC Developments across the globe
 
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1. Oman: New notes issued with sec. features by Oberthur Fiduciaire & Louisenthal - printed by Oberthur / G+D
  • The Central Bank of Oman has issued the new banknote denominations 20 Rials,10 Rials, 5 Rials, 1 Rial, ½  Rial, and 100 Baisa for circulation.
  • This issuance is a completion of the 6th issue of the Omani banknotes which began by circulating the 50 Rials banknote as of July last year 2020.
  • The new notes were printed by Oberthur Fiduciaire and Giesecke & Devrient.

Overview / Details of the new notes by Oberthur Fiduciaire / security paper by VHP Security Paper
 
100 Baisa incl. security features by Oberthur Fiduciaire
  • Combifluo™ fully embedded security thread - combination of fluorescent colours on the front and back of the security thread, machine readable
  • UV security feature  Avlon™ - a fluorescent security feature which changes color when exposed to a weak or medium mechanical impulse. It is reversible.
  • Varnish SecuricoatUltra™
0.5 Riyal incl. security features by Oberthur Fiduciaire
  • Combifluo™ security thread
  • UV security feature  Avlon™
  • Varnish SecuricoatUltra™
1 Riyal incl. security features by Oberthur Fiduciaire
  • Pulsar™ window security thread with defined movement sequences with red colour fluorescent properties
  • UV security feature  Avlon™
  • Varnish SecuricoatUltra™
Giesecke & Devrient / security paper + features by Louisenthal

20 Rial
  • Varifeye® Colour Change Patch with Lasercut - the patch changes colour when viewing from above
  • SICPA Spark Live with a colour change from gold to green
  • RollingStar® security thread (different movement design than 10 & 5 Rial)
10 Rial
  • Varifeye® Colour Change Patch with Lasercut - the patch changes colour when viewing from above
  • SICPA Spark with a colour change from magenta to green
  • RollingStar® security thread (different movement design than 5 & 20 Rial)
5 Rial
  • Varifeye® Colour Change Patch with Lasercut - the patch changes colour when viewing from above
  • SICPA Spark with a colour change from magenta to green
  • RollingStar® security thread (dfferent movement design than 10 & 20 Rial)
Link to Source 1
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2. CBDC Developments across the globe

Sources: Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center; Reuters research, BIN
 
  • The following overview provides a snapshot about the current CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) developments across the globe.