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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 (banknoteoftheyear@theibns.org).

 
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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Australia - Melbourne

The IBNS Chapters

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The Melbourne Chapter of the IBNS
was established on 14 April 1983



Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month, starting time 6 PM.
As meeting dates and venues can vary from time to time,
all visitors are advised to check with the Secretary before attending.

Meetings are held at:

Level 16
379 Collins Street
Melbourne
Victoria
Telephone one of the office bearers shown below if you are late and the door is locked.

Postal Address:

PO Box 325
Yarraville VIC 3013
AUSTRALIA

Email:

Ian Yarde (Secretary/Treasurer) or
David White (Newsletter Editor) or
melbourne-chapter (general enquiries).

2023 MEETING SCHEDULE

DATE

TOPIC

SPEAKER

19 JANUARY

Selected Obsolete US Banknotes

Bill Xynos

16 FEBRUARY

Banknotes of Egypt 1899-1952

David White

16 MARCH

Annual General Meeting
Election of Office-bearers
40th Anniversary Awards
Banknotes of Simon Bolivar

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Mauricio Diaz-Chavarro

20 APRIL

Banknotes of Turkey

Ian Yarde

11 MAY
Second Thursday

Siege of Mainz
Rion van Zyl Smit

20/21 MAY

Australian Regional Banknote Conference
Goulburn NSW

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15 JUNE

A Collector in Wonderland

Laurie Webb & Lyndon Chew

20 JULY

New Note Printing Offices 1919

Alan Flint

17 AUGUST

Ten-dollar Notes of New Zealand

Girts Riverans

21 SEPTEMBER

Banknotes of Afghanistan

Lyndon Chew
14 &15 OCTOBERAustralian Banknote Convention & ExhibitionPerth, Western Australia
19 OCTOBERBanknotes of South AfricaBill Xynos

16 NOVEMBER

A One Million Century

Frank Robinson

14 DECEMBER
Second Thursday

End-of-Year Dinner

Mail Exchange Hotel

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Office Bearers

Title

Name

Telephone

E-mail

President

Stephen Prior

0437 337 605

Contact

Vice President

Frank Robinson

0477 179 045

Contact

Secretary/Treasurer

Ian Yarde

0404 813 973

Contact

Newsletter Editor

David White

0425 787 961

Contact

Conventions Manager

Rion van Zyl Smit

0405 653 641Contact

Returning Officer & Auctioneer

Don Cleveland

0426 585 449Contact
Honorary AuditorLaurie Webb0409 524 984Contact


Activities
Monthly meeting with a speaker on a banknote topic. Auctions. Exhibitions.
Annual joint convention with Sydney and Perth chapters - the location alternating between the three capital cities.

Our Newsletter
A monthly newsletter with details of chapter meeting minutes and banknote articles is mailed to all members.





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IBNS 2023 AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL BANKNOTE CONVENTION
14 & 15 OCTOBER
Perth, Western Australia

If you have enquiries about conventions, please contact the chapter: