Algeria new 1,000-dinar note (B411a) confirmed


Courtesy of Jean-Michel Engels.

Algeria new 500-dinar note (B410a) confirmed


Courtesy of Olexandr Danishenko (

Algeria new signature 500-dinar note (B405c) confirmed

Like B405b, but new signatures.

Courtesy of Andrew Roberts.

Algeria new signature 1,000-dinar note (B406d) confirmed

Like B406c, but new signatures. Series 1668.

Courtesy of Sabine Leuenberger ().

Algeria new signature 200-dinar note (B402c) confirmed

Like B402b, but new signature. Series 123.

Courtesy of Francisco Alcover Barrachina.

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Algeria chapter of The Banknote Book is now available

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This 41-page catalog covers notes issued by Banque de l’Algérie (Bank of Algeria) from 1851 to 1961, Région Economique d’Algérie (Economic Region of Algeria) in 1944, Banque de l’Algérie et de la Tunisie (Bank of Algeria and Tunisia) from 1949 to 1960, Banque Centrale d'Algérie (Central Bank of Algeria) from 1964 to 1984, and Banque d'Algérie (Bank of Algeria) from 1992 to present. Revised 04.01.2019.

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Algeria new 2,000-dinar note confirmed

PNL 2,000 dinars (US$27.55)
Greenish-blue and brown. Front: University professor lecturing students in amphitheater; satellite; double-helix DNA strand; three researchers in scientific laboratory with microscope and beakers. Back: Wheat; palm tree; body of water; urban high-rise buildings; olive tree. 13-mm wide LEAD holographic stripe. Windowed security thread with demetalized Arabic text. Watermark: Emir Abdelkader pattern. Printer: Unknown. 160 x 70 mm. 2011-03-24. Signature Unknown. Intro: 28.04.2011.

Read the Magharebia story dated 4 May 2011, “Algeria issues 2,000-dinar banknote.”

Courtesy of Yves Courtemanche and Jean-Michel Engels.

Algeria new signature 2,000-dinar note (B408b) confirmed

Like B408a, but new signatures. Series 0986.

Courtesy of Sabine Leuenberger ().