Just added a $5000 note from the Bank of Guyana to my Impossible Set.
As Guyana has only been independent since 1966 the Bank of Guyana has been the only source of currency and therefore Guyana is complete
The back of the note shows the typical landscape in Guyana and the national bird – the hoatzin, which I had never heard of. This species seems to be unique in the bird world with blue skin and a fascinating adaption to life in the rain forest meaning it is also referred to as the ‘Stink Bird’!
At the moment $5000 is the highest value note issued by Guyana and it was great to be able to get one for the collection, however following the prices being obtained at some recent auctions I expect that overall the smallest available denomination will feature much more