Guatemala: Canadian Company to Produce Q5 Notes

Canadian Bank Note was awarded the bid for the manufacture of new Q5 polymer notes.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

The company was selected from a total of ten which participated.

Jorge Caceres, director of the Monetary Emission Department at Banguat told Prensalibre.com, "The delivery of bills will take place during the first half of next year and is expected to go into circulation in late 2011".

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Honduras Tenders Banknote Printing

July 2014

The Central Bank is putting out to tender the printing and supply of four hundred fifty million (450,000,000) pieces of banknotes in various denominations.

Honduras Government Purchase L Private No.03-2014:

"Recruitment for printing and supply of four hundred fifty million (450,000,000) banknotes of different denominations."

Guatemala: Banknote Issuance Contract Awarded

December 2012

The Bank of Guatemala has awarded to companies from Canada and the Netherlands the issuance and distribution of 1 and 20 quetzal banknotes.

The Dutch Joh. Enschedé Banknotes B.V. will issue banknotes in denominations of Q20 amounting to Q14,807,904.87 million ($1.88 million).

Guatemala To Hire Banknote Printing

November 2010

The bidding process will contract printing services for 250 million polymer banknotes with a 5 quintales denomination.

Edgar Barquin, president of Bank of Guatemala, said the new bills would circulate in the second half of 2011.

The executive told Prensa Libre that "the purpose of printing on this material is to have more durability and security."

Guatemala Introduces New Q5 Bills

May 2010

On this week, the Central Bank of Guatemala will introduce new Q5 bills ($0.63).

“The new 5 quetzal bill features 6 security mechanisms: high registry triplex in the symbol bird; coincident Guatemalan flag on both sides and a security background on the entire surface, on both sides”, reported Prensalibre.com.

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