|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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|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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The IBNS Banknote of the Year award is an initiative of the IBNS to recognize an exceptional banknote issued each year.
IBNS Members can nominate a Banknote for the award by contacting the Banknote of the Year Co-Ordinator (email@example.com). Banknotes nominated must have been issued to the public (specimens and non-circulating currencies are inelligble) for the first time during the year of the award, and must have artistic merit and/or innovative security features, and be in general circulation. When nominating a note, please provide your reasons for nomination, and if possible, a scan of the front and back of the note. Nominations for the award will be accepted up to the 31st January of the following year. For full terms & conditions of the award, please see here.
Once nominations have closed, the winner will be decided by a vote of the IBNS, who will consider the artistic merit, design, use of colour, contrast, balance, and security features of each nomination. The winner will be announced at the the first IBNS Board meeting of the year.
Do you know of a banknote issued to the public in 2015 that should be nominated for the Banknote of 2015?
If you do, please send your nominations to the Banknote of the Year Co-Ordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) announces that its voting membership has for the first time ever selected the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago to receive it prestigious “Bank Note of the Year Award” for 2014. With over 130 new banknotes released worldwide in 2014, nearly 3 dozen were of sufficiently new design to be eligible for nomination. The 50 Dollar polymer Trinidad and Tobago note was followed in voting by the 5000 Franc note from the French Pacific Territories (Tahiti) and the 10 Dinar bill from Kuwait.