Yesterday, The National Bank of Belarus has released Belarus new 200,000 rubles banknote, the highest denomination banknote for Belarus. Belarus previous highest denomination notes, 100,000 rubles were introduced in July 2005. The introduction of the new banknote presented by Vladimir Senko, Deputy Chairman of the National Bank at the Bank Headquarters in Minsk. They're no information about when the banknote will be in circulation during the presentation. Belarus ruble lost two-thirds of its value in 2011 and the introduction of the new banknote is to improve the cashflow structure.
The bill is made in green-gray, brown and orange tones. The Obverse side depicts Mahiliou Voblast Art Museum in the eastern city of Mogilev. The reverse side features a collage of decorative elements of the museum building. The new bill will be signed by the current head of the National Bank, Nadezhda Ermakova.