|Revised Sterling Membership Fees|
From 1st January 2017 Regular Membership Fees paid in Sterling will increase to £26.00 . This has been necessary due to the significant changes in the exchange rate between Sterling and the U.S. Dollar.
|IBNS Journal 55-4|
is available to download. Includes articles on: Cyprus, India, Test Notes, Zanzibar, a British Library collection and Alexander the Great
|Nominations for Banknote of 2016 Close 31st January 2017|
The latest nominations are:
Do you know of a note issued in 2016 that should be nominated?
|IBNS Membership Directory|
The PDF edition of the 2016 IBNS Membership Directory is now available from the Members Area.
The article is focused on past Bank Note of the Year winners and 2016 current nominees.
The IBNS President (Dennis Lutz) and General Secretary (Roger Urce) were contacted directly by the staff writer who developed an incredible enthusiasm for world banknotes during the interview process.
Please read the article and forward the link to your friends. The Bloomberg "New Money" issue will reach 1 million subscribers and will be on news stands this week.
What a great holiday treat for the IBNS!
"The Oscars of Paper Currency" - Bloomberg Business Week Magazine
Photographer: Amy Lombard for Bloomberg Businessweek
The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) was founded in 1961. It operates as a non-profit educational organization and in furtherance of such purpose, its objectives are to promote, stimulate, and advance the study and knowledge of worldwide banknotes and paper currencies and all matters related thereto along educational, scientific and historical lines. Currently the IBNS has over 2,000 members in more than 90 countries.
Members enjoy a number of benefits: a quarterly printed journal containing information on new issues and learned studies on paper money, a membership directory with contacts and dealers to further their collections, professional assistance in the unpleasant event of controversy between collectors, and many other useful tools.
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