America has some new money.

The government has been phasing new designs for the $20, $10 and $5. But it all pales in comparison with money of the rest of the world. Explore the beautiful engravings and watermarks of global banknotes through the lens of Seriykotik1970.

This photographer has dozens of intriguing sets on Flickr, all ethereal and filled with old world nostalgia.

From seriykotik1970:

Lyudmilla Konstantinovna was so captivated by the dashing young museum assistant's winning smile and eloquent if wordy compliments that she thought nothing of getting married and spending her honeymoon in the bone vaults of the St Petersburg Imperial Museum of Comparative Osteology.