$2,000 note goes into circulation from Feb 14.

The Bank of Guyana will be issuing the new $2,000 note from Monday, February 14, 2022, according to a Notice gazetted this week.

The characteristics and specifications of the multicoloured note are:

The face side carries the Map of Guyana with its natural resources on the right, the Crest of the Bank is in the Centre and a Clear Complex Window with an image of a jaguar as well as the value of the note is on the left.

The words “BANK OF GUYANA” are printed above the Crest and “These notes are legal tender for payment of any amount” are printed below. The signatures of the Governor of the Bank of Guyana and the Vice President also appear below the Crest. The serial numbers are horizontal on the top right and vertical on the left.

The value ($2000) is imprinted at the top left and bottom right corners. Printed to the left of the Clear Complex Window is “55th Independence Anniversary” along with the slogan “One Guyana”.

The reverse side of the note has the slogan “One Guyana” surrounded by the faces of children representing Guyana’s six ethnicities.

The words “BANK OF GUYANA” are printed at the top left corner. A Wai Wai pattern is on the left corner. A Secondary Window is at the right of the Wai Wai pattern. The National Motto is printed below the Wai Wai pattern and at the top right side.

The size of the note is 156 x 65mm.