The Bank of Ghana will issue upgraded and security-enhanced banknotes into circulation on May 6, 2019.
According to a statement issued by the BOG on Monday, April 8, the banknotes will have enhanced security features in line with evolving changes in the technological landscape.
The upgraded banknotes will also come with improved durability and machine readability.
The new enhanced security features are an optically variable magnetic image (SPARK LIVE), a new enhanced security thread (RAPID), a more prominent watermark and an enhanced iridescent band at the back of the banknote.
The upgraded and the existing series of banknotes will co-circulate.