Auction 77 Online

The catalogue for IBNS Auction No. 77, 2018 containing over 5,300 lots is now available.  Auction Closes Sunday 17th June 2018.

Banknote of 2018 Nominations

Do you know of a Bank Note Issued in 2018 that should be nominated for the Banknote of the Year? Send your nominations to

IBNS Journal 57-1

IBNS Journal Volume 57 Issue 1 has been sent to the printers and is avaialble to download from the Website. Topics include: Perkins Bacon Paper Money, Adolphe Sax, 10 Swiss Francs, Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Serial Number Nuances and the Sample Notes of Kurz. Login to download your copy.


IBNS Board and Officers

Executive Board

President Dennis Lutz USA Contact
First Vice President Flemming Hansen Denmark Contact
Second Vice President Ron Richardson Canada Contact

Regional Directors

Director, Region 1
- US/Canada Mountain time zone and west
Murray Hanewich Canada Contact
Director, Region 2
- US/Canada Central time zone and east; Bermuda
David Frank USA Contact
Director, Region 3
- United Kingdom
Pam West UK Contact
Director, Region 4
- Western Europe and Scandinavian countries
(including Finland), excluding UK
Patrick Plomp Netherlands Contact
Director, Region 5
- Baltic States, remainder of Europe east of
Germany-Austria-Italy, the Middle East and Africa
Vacant Vacant  
Director, Region 6
- Asia east from the Urals and Caspian Sea, South Asia east
of Iran, Australasia, Pacific Islands not US postal codes
Anthony RG James Australia Contact
Director, Region 7
- Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.
Alexandre Costa Brazil Contact

Directors At Large

NameCountry  NameCountry 
Robin Hill UK Contact   Mahdi Bseiso USA Contact
Joseph P Boling USA Contact   Donald Cleveland Australia Contact
Hans-Dieter Mueller Australia Contact   Peter Eccles New Zealand Contact
Jonathan Callaway UK Contact   Jaime Sanz Spain Contact
David Hunt UK Contact   Ludek Vostal Czech Republic Contact
Christof Zellweger Switzerland Contact   Hans Seems Netherlands Contact

Honorary Director For Life

Joseph P Boling United States Contact  
Peter Symes Australia Contact  

Current IBNS Officers

General Secretary* Roger Urce USA Contact
Membership Secretary* for Europe, Africa & the Middle East John Vanden Bossche UK Contact
Membership Secretary* for Australasia and Asia Pacific Gordon de Totth Australia Contact
Membership Secretary* for the Western Hemisphere Roger Urce USA Contact
Chapters Secretary* David White Australia Contact
Treasurer* Dave Frank USA Contact
Assistant Treasurer (USA) Jason Lutz United States Contact
Assistant Treasurer (UK) Robin Hill UK Contact
Auctioneer* David Hunt UK Contact
Grievance and Discipline Program Manager* Tony Alsop Australia Contact
Legal Counsel* James A. Downey United States Contact
Awards Program Manager* Joel Shafer Canada Contact
Archivist Roger Urce USA Contact
Journal Editor*
Alex Kort USA Contact
General Advertising Manager* Tim Welo USA Contact
Webmaster* Robin Hill UK Contact

Current IBNS Chapter Chair/President

01 London Chapter Chairperson* Pam West UK Contact
02 Sydney Chapter Chairman* Mark Freehill Australia Contact
03 Burnley Chapter Chairman* Geoff Sutcliffe UK Contact
04 Midwest Chapter President Garrett Schumacher USA Contact
06 Melbourne Chapter President* Stephen C. Prior Australia Contact
07 Turkish Chapter President* Reha Yucememis Turkey Contact
08 Netherlands Chapter President Oleg Banachek Netherlands Contact
11 East Midlands Chapter Chairman* Simon Biddlestone UK Contact
12 Arabic Chapter President Dr. Ali Mehilba Egypt Contact
13 Vancouver Chapter President* David Owen Canada Contact
14 Perth Chapter President* Steve Milner Australia Contact
19 India Chapter Chairman Rezwan Razack India Contact
21 Russian (IBONS) Chapter President* Dmitriy Litvak USA Contact
23 Los Angeles Chapter President* Scott McNatt USA Contact
24 New York City Chapter President* Suresh Jagannathan USA Contact
26 North Carolina Chapter President Austin Mattox USA Contact
27 Rocky Mountain Chapter President
David Feely USA Contact
28 Romania Chapter President Daniel Mendea Romania Contact
29 Spain Chapter President* Jaime Sanz Spain Contact
31 Dubai Chapter President Ramkumar Sarangapani Dubai Contact
* ex officio member of the executive board