Monday, April 8, 2019

Bahamas issues an upgraded $3 bank note in March

Seldom-seen denomination joins Central Bank’s CRISP Evolution series

Original images courtesy of Central Bank of the Bahamas.

A bill with the infrequently-seen denomination of $3 was released by the Central Bank of the Bahamas on March 28. The new issue is the fifth in the bank’s CRISP Evolution series, which already includes the $½, $1, $10, and $20 notes. The $50 and $100 notes are not yet issued.

This is the first redesign of the Bahamas $3 note since 1984. The bank described the 156- by 67-millimeter note as being predominantly burgundy in color with shades of brown, red, lavender, and yellow.  Read more >>