19 Zloty

The Best New Commemorative Banknote accolade went to the National Bank of Poland for its 19 Zloty, which commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Polish Security Printing Works being established. The banknote, which went into circulation in October 2019, stood out...

JMW Turner £20

The Best New Banknote award went to the Bank of England for its new eye-catching £20 note featuring renowned English artist JMW Turner. Produced on De La Rue’s Safeguard polymer substrate alongside CCL’s Guardian substrate, the banknote incorporates several innovative...

New Dram Series

The Central Bank of Armenia’s new Dram series won the accolade for the Best New Series, reflecting the country’s commitment to improve the quality of its currency in the face of one of the toughest environments in the world for circulating notes. The series in...

Lithuania New ePassport

The second award went to Lithuania’s Service of Technological Security of State Documents under the Ministry of Finance for the new Lithuanian ePassport. Launched in May 2019 the upgraded ePassport incorporates a suite of modern security features some of which have...

Malta New ePassport

The first award went to Malta’s passport agency Identity Malta for the new Maltese ePassport. The Maltese government has launched upgraded ePassport incorporating cutting-edge technology in November 2019. Distribution of diplomatic and alien travel documents began...