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18th October, 2018

Ft 1,000 banknotes to be withdrawn

From November 1, Ft 1,000 banknotes issued before 2017 will no longer be legal tender, the MNB warned on Wednesday. However Banks and post offices will exchange the old notes for new ones for three years, and the MNB for 20 years.

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