News

Banknote of 2017 Nominations Close 31st Jan

Nominations for the Banknote of 2017 close on Wednesday 31st January 2018 - Do you know of a note issued in 2017 that should be nominated? Send your nomination to banknoteoftheyear@ibns.biz

The Latest Nominations are

Kyrgyzstan's 2,000 Som Note
KGZ-2000-Front

Djibouti's 40 Franc Note
DJI-40-Front

Argentina's 1,000 Peso Note
ARS-1000-Front

 
IBNS Journal 56-4

is available to download. Includes articles on: Australian Paper Money in the British Library, Indian Paper Money Engravers, Finnish Markka, Concorde on Banknotes and Southern Nigeria

Read more...
 

Australia - Melbourne

The IBNS Chapters

IBNS Melbourne

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



Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month, starting time 6.00 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) or
David White (Newsletter Editor) or
melbourne-chapter (general enquiries).


Meeting Schedule 2017

DATE TOPIC
SPEAKER
16 February
Captain Cook's Landing at Botany Bay & the Australian 1923 One-Pound Note
Alan Flint
16 March
Annual General Meeting, Election of Office Bearers.
The Banknotes of the Government of the Straits Settlements

David White
20 April
An Introduction to the Private Banknote Issues of Mexico
Bill Xynos
18 May
Post-War Japanese Banknotes Michael Ngai
15 June
Lighthouses on Banknotes
Ian Yarde
20 July

Early Trial Notes of the Uniform Issues of the Bank of New Zealand

Stephen Prior
17 August
Asian Banknotes and Auctions
Girts Riverans
21 September
My Life Surrounded by Money
Alan Flint
19 October
Modern Issues of the Baltic States Ian Yarde
16 November
Fifty Years of Australian Five-Dollar Notes
Frank Robinson
14 December
End-of-year dinner at Mail Exchange Hotel 688 Bourke Street Melbourne 7PM
 


Office Bearers

Title

Name

Telephone

E-mail

President

Stephen Prior

0437 337 605

Contact

Vice President

Alan Flint

0407 338 528

Contact

Secretary

Ian Yarde

0404 813 973

Contact

Treasurer

Bill Xynos

0402 368 680

Contact

Newsletter Editor

David White

0425 787 961

Contact

Exhibitions Convenor

Frank Robinson

0477 179 045

Contact

Returning Officer

Don Cleveland

- -
Auctioneer Don Cleveland - -


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.





2018 IBNS AUSTRALIAN BANKNOTE MID-YEAR CONVENTION

To be held in Goulburn NSW in May/June

If you have enquiries about the convention, please contact:


2018 IBNS AUSTRALIAN BANKNOTE NATIONAL CONVENTION

To be held in Melbourne, VIC, in October/November

If you have enquiries about the convention, please contact: