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March 11, 2019

Swiss unveil new $1,000 banknote

BERLIN (AP) — It's purple and yellow, and very valuable: Switzerland's central bank has unveiled a redesigned version of its 1,000-franc ($1,000) note.

The Swiss National Bank said Tuesday the overhauled version of its highest-denomination note is “smaller and thus easier to handle” than its predecessor, as well as incorporating “complex security features.” The note, featuring a handshake on one side and the Swiss parliament on the other, will go into circulation starting Wednesday.


 
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