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IBNS Journal 54-2

is available to download.  Articles include a look at Greek Notes before the Euro, Food Tickets during the Mafeking Siege, Symbols of Islam on Banknotes as well as looking at notes from Spain, Latin America and the Chatham Islands.  Login to download your copy.

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Stolen Banknotes

The following notes were stolen en route to Valkenburg on the 24th April 2015.  If you come across the, please inform David Hunt uk-secretary@ibns.biz and your local police.

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Banknote of 2014 Announced

Trinidad & Tobago's 50 Dollar Note has been announced as the Banknote of 2014 following a vote of the IBNS Membership. Read More

 
Revised Membership Fees

From 1st April 2014 Regular Membership Fees paid in Sterling or Euros will increase to £22.00 and €30.00 respectively.  This has been necessary due to the significant changes in the exchange rate between these currencies and the U.S. Dollar.

 
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Selection Criteria

The IBNS Books of the Year

Selection Criteria

The IBNS Book of the Year is awarded annually to an outstanding publication related to paper money. The following criteria will be used to select the award-winning publication:

  • The book must be published in the year of the award
  • The subject of the book must be paper money
  • The book should contain original research and comprehensive information on the topic it covers
  • Quality presentation of the book will be well regarded but the most important factor is the knowledge the book brings to the note-collecting community
  • The author(s) need not be members of the IBNS

Books considered for the award are brought to the attention of the Awards Committee by various members of the IBNS. However, books may be considered for the award if authors, publishers or interested parties forward copies of their book to:

Milt Blackburn
P.O. Box 33888
Station D
Vancouver, BC
CANADA V6J 4L6
(Include a green customs declaration on the book stating: "Comp. Tech Book, GST Status Exempt Code 52".)
The copy will then be donated to the IBNS Library in the submitter's name, or returned to the sender at the submitter's cost.