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Latest Banknote of 2021 Nominations

The Latest Nominations for the Banknote of 2021 are: Oman's Half Rial Note & Bank of England's 50 Pound Note

If you know of a note entering circulation this year that should be nominated, please email banknoteoftheyear@theibns.org with the details

 
IBNS Journal 60-2

Includes articles on: An Unknown Romanian Banknote, The Obvious and Hidden Fibonacci Numbers on Banknotes, The Polymeric Revolution, Harrison & Sons and Isambard Kingdom Brunel and The Best Note. Login to download your copy.

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IBNS Book of the Year Selection Criteria

The IBNS Book of the Year is awarded annually to an outstanding publication related to financial instruments.

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 financial instruments
  • 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:

Dr. Dennis Lutz
P.O. Box 1027
Minot
North Dakota 58702-1027
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

(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 ANA Library in the submitter's name, or returned to the sender at the submitter's cost.