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CRISP Evolution (CE) $3 Banknote

Published: Thursday March 21st, 2019

In keeping with its launch strategy for the CRISP Evolution (CE) family of banknotes, the Central Bank of The Bahamas will release the fifth member of the family, CE $3, on Thursday, March 28, 2019. This release will mark the first redesign of this banknote since 1984.

The description of the new banknote is as follows:

Predominantly, burgundy with shades of brown, red, lavender, and yellow, the banknote measures 156 mm long and 67 mm wide bearing on the front a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, the series, and the signature of the Governor of the Central Bank of The Bahamas, together with the words "Central Bank of The Bahamas. These notes are legal tender under the Central Bank of The Bahamas Act 2000 for payment of any amount Three Dollars". A watermark of Queen Elizabeth II and numeral $3, a replica map of the islands of The Bahamas, and the denominational value in words and figures appear on the left, with an image of a Passion flower in the center. The back features images of sail boats at sea. The images are flanked above by the numeral $3 that appears in the upper left and lower right corners, while the words "Three Dollars" are in the upper right quadrant. Just below the images of sail boats is the Coat of Arms of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas along with the words "Central Bank of The Bahamas".

More information on this banknote can be found on the Bank's website at www.centralbankbahamas.com on the release date, along with the Bank's online training tool.

March 21, 2019

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