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IBNS Journal 59-2

Is available to download and includes a tribute to Colin Narbeth (IBNS Founder and Life Member No. 1); Peasants, Produce & Tractors; Hidden Features of Test Notes; Guinea 50 Francs 1958 and Forged Notes during the Company & British Raj.

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Journal Delivery

Due to COVID-19 the delivery of the IBNS Journal to the following countries will be delayed. We will look to dispatch the journal as soon as the restrictions are lifted.

Azerbaijan  / Botswana  / Chad  / Cuba  / Djibouti  / Haiti  / Iraq  / Kosovo  / Malawi  / Mauritania  / Mauritius  / Nepal  / Pakistan  / Paraguay  / Tanzania (DAR)  / Tunisia  / Turkmenistan  / Venezuela  / Zambia  / Zimbabwe

 
Banknote of 2020 Nominations

The Nominations received so far are Bank of England's 20 Pound Note, Scotland's (Royal Bank of Scotland) 20 Pound Note and Northern Ireland's (Ulster Bank) 20 Pound Note.

Do you know of a banknote that will be issued to the public that should be nominated for the Banknote of 2020?  Send your nominations to the Banknote of the Year Co-Ordinator (banknoteoftheyear@theibns.org). 

 

Scotland's 5 Pound Note

Nominated by Ralph Lindner, IBNS Member 10871

SCO-5-Front
SCO-5-Back
 
Note Scotland (PNL): 5 pounds
Predominant Colour(s) Blue, purple, green, and black
Front Forth Bridge; map of Scotland as green SPARK Orbital patch; William Arrol, civil engineer
Back Railroad train; Forth Bridge from various angles; outline map of Scotland
Watermark Forth Bridge
Additional Security No security thread
Printer TDLR
Size 125 x 65 mm Polymer
Introduced 23/03/2015
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book