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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

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Nominations for Banknote of 2016 Close 31st January 2017

The latest nominations are:

Seychelles 500 Rupee note
SYC-500-Front

Colombia's 50,000 Pesos note
COL-50000-Front

Do you know of a note issued in 2016 that should be nominated?
Send your nominations to banknoteoftheyear@ibns.biz before 31st January.

 
IBNS Membership Directory

The PDF edition of the 2016 IBNS Membership Directory is now available from the Members Area.

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Peter Symes (2012)

Peter Symes has been a prolific contributor to the Journal for 10 years, in addition to editing the Journal between 2008 and 2010 and being IBNS President twice between 2005 to 2012. He is recognized for his pioneering research in Islamic bank notes and his role in numerous IBNS activities such as the Board of Directors and well as the IBNS Journal. As a researcher and collector of paper money, he is a beacon of light for newcomers.