IBNS Auction 72

 The catalogue for IBNS Auction No. 72 2015 containing almost 3500 lots is now available.

IBNS Journal 54-3

is available to download and will soon be arriving by post.  Transition Town Currencies in the UK, Mexican Revolutionary Paper Money, Printers Test Notes, and Nepalese Paper Money are all covered, along with many others.  Login to download your copy.

Banknote of 2015 - Nominations

Gambia's 100 Dalasi, Burundi's 2000 Franc and Argentina's 50 Peso note are the latest nominations for the IBNS Banknote of 2015

IBNS Elections

Nominations for the IBNS Board of Directors are now being sought, for elections to be held in 2016.  Do you want to take part in running the IBNS, guiding its future, or implementing ideas you have for its improvement or do you know another member who does then please nominate them. Read More



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.