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9 Jan
After Argentina’s 2022 FIFA World Cup win in Qatar, internet rumours claim that the country has issued - or is planning to issue - new currency featuring Lionel Messi’s face. But is this real legal tender? We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl
23 Nov
The CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, said the decision was prompted by concerns with the management of the current series of banknotes, the increasing risk of naira counterfeiting as well as the persistent large-scale hoarding of the naira which has resulted in a worrisome situation where over 80 percent of the currency in circulation is outside the banking system.
14 Sep
During Elizabeth's reign, her profile faced to the right, while Charles's will face to the left. Seemingly a small matter, but changing queen to king on banknotes, coins, stamps and post boxes comes at a cost.
9 May 2019
Millions of A$50 banknotes in Australia have an embarrassing error that was overlooked by the country's central bank before they were printed and circulated.

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