Guatemala returns to cotton 5-quetzales banknotes

The Bank of Guatemala is taking a reverse route when it comes to polymer notes compared to many other countries. Their current 5-quetzales note (introduced in 2008) is made of polymer but now they've announced the future notes will made from cotton again. The change will be made gradually in the next two years.

The design of the new cotton fiver will probably be more or less the same and the two notes can be used simultaneously. 

Update 2-11-2018: pictures!

Steven Sunday 18 March 2018 at 07:57 am | | news
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