The Banco Central de Sao Tome e Principe has announced 6 new banknotes that will be issued from 1 January 2018. The banknotes are of 5-, 10-, 20-, 50-, 100- and 200- Dobras. The banknotes will have a re-denomination with 3 zeros removed from the current series.
All banknotes have been designed and produced by De la Rue. The new notes celebrate wildlife endemic São Tomé e Príncipe, and include innovative features to make them secure against counterfeiting.