Older kwanza-denominated bank notes no longer accepted as payment in Angola

Older notes can be deposited at branches of retail banks until June 30
By , Coin World
Published : 01/04/15
Text Size

Kwanza-denominated notes first issued in 1999 by the National Reserve Bank of Angola have stopped being accepted as a method of payment, according to a story published Jan. 2, 2015, online.

The series 1999 notes can be deposited at branches of retail banks until June 30, 2015. The notes are issued in 50-, 100-, 200-, 500-, 1,000-, 2,000- and 5,000-kwanza denominations.

The nation will mark its 40th anniversary of independence from Portugal Nov. 11, 2015. To celebrate, the bank will issue new 50- and 100-kwanza coins sometime in 2015.

Check out other recent paper money posts: 

Designs of future United Arab Emirates banknotes to include Braille markings 

National Bank of Cuba 1-peso specimen note Stack’s Bowers Galleries auction 

New Zealand bank officials explain design selection process in recent bank publication

More from CoinWorld.com:

Specimen 70 Enhanced Uncirculated 2014-D Native American dollars sell for $750 each

U.S. Mint making Proof 2015-W silver American Eagles available for more customers during FUN Show

When are they going to open the Boston time capsule and see what's inside?

Gold 50th Anniversary 2014 Kennedy half dollars draw crowds: Top 10 Stories of 2014

2014 U.S. coin market overall near $5 billion say PNG officials (not counting Mint sales)

Keep up with all of CoinWorld.com's news and insights by signing up for our free eNewslettersliking us on Facebook, and following us on Twitter. We're also on Instagram!

You are signed in as:null

Please sign in or join to share your thoughts on this story

No comments yet