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Musical Notes

 

Ah, the sound of money may be sweet, but these musical notes show us a different type of musical artistry while commemorating the musicians, composers, conductors, instruments and musical culture of their respective countries. Take a look at some of the musical themed banknotes below, and be sure to click on the links to here the musical notes these banknotes celebrate.

 

Newly added:

November 2020: Updated Ireland (Northern) with traditional Irish music

October 2020: Finland featuring Jean Sibelius

October 2020: Chad/Equatorial African States 100 Francs showing an Arched Harp aka Konde Harp

September 2020: Gabon/Central African States featuring a pluriarc instrument

August 2020: Hungary 5 Pengo featurning a man playing a Tambura

July 2020: Bosnia-Herzegovina featuring Filip Višnjić

June 2020: Belgium 1000 Francs featuring André Ernest Modeste Grétry

May 26, 2020: Netherlands 25 Gulden Featuring Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

April 07, 2020: Armenia 10,000 Dram featuring Soghoman Soghomian better known as Komitas

April 01, 2020: Ghana 20,000 Cedis featuring Ephraim Amu

February 23, 2020: Czechoslovakia 1,000 Korun Featuring Bedřich Smetana

 

 

Armenia

 

Azerbaijan

 

Bahamas

 

Belarus

 

Belgium

 

Bosnia-Herzegovina

 

Brazil

 

Bulgaria

 

Burundi

 

Cabo Verde

 

Chad

 

China-Hong Kong

 

Czechoslovakia

 

Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

Denmark

 

Estonia

 

Fantasy/Test

 

Finland

 

France

 

Gabon

 

Georgia

 

Germany

 

Ghana

 

Guatemala

 

Hungary

 

Indonesia

 

Ireland

 

Italy

 

Kazakhstan

 

Madagascar

 

Maldives

 

Mauritania

 

Morocco

 

Mozambique

 

Myanmar

 

Netherlands

 

New Caledonia

 

Nigeria

 

Norway

 

Papua New Guinea

 

Paraguay

 

Poland

 

Romania

 

Rwanda

 

Slovenia

 

Solomon Islands

 

Spain

 

Sri Lanka

 

Sudan

 

Sweden

 

Switzerland

 

Syria

 

Tahiti

 

Trinidad and Tobago

 

Turkey

 

Ukraine

 

Uruguay

 

Vanuatu

 

Yugoslavia