Latest Banknote of 2021 Nominations

The Latest Nominations for the Banknote of 2021 are: Peru's 100 Sol Note & Sao Tome and Principe 200 Dobra Note

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

IBNS Journal 60-3

Articles include: The Meinertzhagen Counterfiet,British Treasury Dardanelles Overprints 1915, G&D Counterfeited Dollars & Pounds,An Unburned Spanish 100 Pesata Note and Promotional Notes. Login to download your copy.


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.

The London Branch meets at:
69 Southampton Row
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2020 Programme of Events

January 30th

Boer War Note Issues

February 27th

Bhutan and its Banknotes

March 26th

Banknotes of the British West Indies to 1950

April 30th

More Stories from Bradbury Wilkinson

May 28th

Notgeld Issues of the German Weimar Republic

June 25th

Paper Money Issues of the French Revolution

July 30th

Short Snorters

August 27th

Design aspects of Modern British Notes

September 24th


October 2nd and 3rd

World Paper Money Fair
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October 29th

The Escudo Paper Money of Portugal 1928 onwards

November 26th

AGM and Banknote Auction

December 24th


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 2020 World Paper Money Fair will be held on the Friday 2nd October and Saturday 3rd October 2020 at The Bloomsbury Hotel, 16-22 Great Russell Street London, WC1B 3NN.  We hope to see you there.

For more information visit the website