Bolivia, or The Plurinational State of Bolivia as it now wishes to be known, has been issuing a wonderful
new series of banknotes. The 50 bolivianos has recently been introduced.(P-New) The front
features portraits of three important freedom fighters in Bolivia’s history.- Jose Manuel Baca Canoto,
Bruno Racua and Pablo Zarate Willka. In the background an illustration of the Fortaleza de Inkallajta, an
administrative centre on the eastern border of the Inca Empire.
The back is charming featuring the extinct volcano of Nevado Sajama, the endangered Andean
Flamingo and fields of quinoa. Crisp Uncirculated and limited availability.
The Solomon Islands issued a new polymer plastic note
last year. It was issued to commemorate 40 years of
independence.(P-New) The front is printed in vertical format
and depicts a man blowing a conch shell The back in more
familiar horizontal format shows a turtle, a diver and a family
in a canoe near the seashore. Uncirculated.