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Banknote of 2017 Nominations Close 31st Jan

Nominations for the Banknote of 2017 close on Wednesday 31st January 2018 - Do you know of a note issued in 2017 that should be nominated? Send your nomination to banknoteoftheyear@ibns.biz

The Latest Nominations are

Kyrgyzstan's 2,000 Som Note
KGZ-2000-Front

Djibouti's 40 Franc Note
DJI-40-Front

Argentina's 1,000 Peso Note
ARS-1000-Front

 
IBNS Journal 56-4

is available to download. Includes articles on: Australian Paper Money in the British Library, Indian Paper Money Engravers, Finnish Markka, Concorde on Banknotes and Southern Nigeria

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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 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:

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.