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Bank of Botswana announce introduction of a new polymer banknote

A new 10 Pula designed in collaboration with De La Rue, and on their Safeguard® polymer substrate, will enter circulation on 1st February 2018.

Bank of Botswana announced their decision to introduce a new 10 Pula on polymer to help increase durability of the banknote in circulation.

Working closely with De La Rue, the current banknote design has remained in keeping with the current bank note series.

The introduction of polymer has enabled advanced security features to be incorporated, including MASK™, a complex design variant of Gemini™ and Tactile Emboss – a feature designed to aid the visually impaired identify the denomination.

De La Rue’s Global Account Director Ruth Euling said ”We are very proud to have partnered with Bank of Botswana again as part of our long standing relationship, and are pleased to be so closely involved in the launch of their first polymer banknote”.

Source: delarue

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