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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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Bylaws of the International Bank Note Society

Article Index
Bylaws of the International Bank Note Society
Article I. Name and purpose
Article II. Membership and dues or subscription
Article III. Chapters
Article IV. Officers and Executive Board
Article V. Elections
Article VI. Duties of Officers
Article VII. Meetings
Article VIII. General
Expulsion & Disciplinary Procedures
Reinstatement Procedures

Article I. Name and purpose

Section 1 - Name

The name of the society is “INTERNATIONAL BANK NOTE SOCIETY.” It is incorporated under the non-profit corporation laws of the District of Columbia, United States of America, and operates as a non profit educational organization under the provisions of section 501c(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. It is hereinafter referred to as the IBNS.

Section 2 - Purpose

IBNS is organized for educational purposes and in furtherance of such purposes, its objectives are to promote, stimulate and advance the study and knowledge of worldwide bank notes and paper currencies and all matters related thereto along educational, scientific, and historical lines.

Section 3 - Terminology

Masculine terms are used throughout these bylaws solely for purposes of consistency and simplicity. This practice carries no gender implications, and these terms are intended to apply equally to both sexes.