Latest Banknote of 2023 Nominations

Latest Nominations for the Banknote of 2023 are Solomon Islands: 10-Dollar Note, Peru: 200-Sol Note, Egypt: 20-Pound Note,Kazakhstan: 10,000-Tenge Note, Tonga: 10-pa'anga Note

Do you know of a banknote that was issued to the public that should be nominated for the Banknote of 2023?  Send your nominations to the Banknote of the Year Co-Ordinator (

IBNS Journal 62-4

includes articles on Banknotes following WWII, Royal Cypher on British India Banknotes, Sir John Houblon and the £50 Note, Confessions of a (Mauritian) One-Dollar Note, 1843 and the full list of World Heritage Sites on Banknotes.
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United Kingdom - London Branch

The IBNS Chapters

Pam West, Chairperson of the London Branch of the IBNS, welcomes everyone to the IBNS London Branch meeting.

Meetings are held from 18:30 onwards on the last Thursday of the month, except September and December
either in Person @ Spink or online via Zoom.

The London Branch meets at:
69 Southampton Row
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2023 Programme of Events

January 26th

The Portuguese Bank Note Case

February 23rd

UK Polymer Banknotes

March 30th

Leith Bank and its Notes

April 27th

Meandering Down The Thames: Private Banks, Banknotes and their Issuers

May 25th

Provincial Banks of Middlesex and Surrey

June 29th

Afghanistan Banknotes

July 27th

Mexican Banknotes

August 31st

To Be Confirmed

September 28th


October 6th and 7th

World Paper Money Fair
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October 26th

Bank of England Branch Notes

November 30th

To Be Confirmed

December 28th


For more information, please contact

Pam West (Chairperson)

Claire Lobel (Correspondence Officer)

Simon Narbeth (Treasurer)

World Paper Money Fair London Logo

The World Paper Money Fair is organized by the London Branch of the IBNS to provide the banknote collector with an invaluable opportunity to meet the best paper money dealers from around the world.

Don't miss this great opportunity to add to your world paper money, bank note, and currency collection among the UK's best gathering of world paper money, bank note, and currency dealers.

The 2023 World Paper Money Fair will be held on the Friday 6th October and Saturday 7th October 2020 at the Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, London, WC1H 0HX. 

We look forward to welcoming you to the show.

For more information visit the website