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Latest Banknote of 2018 Nominations are

Russia's 100 Rouble Note Bolivia's 20 Bolivianos Note Norway's 500 Kroner Note Mauritania's 50 ouguiya Note Venezuela's 100 Bolivares Note

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Missing Notes Register

The following is a list of notes that have been reported as "Missing". Some of the notes have been lost in the postal system between sender and receipient, others have been stolen. If some of your notes have been lost in transit or stolen please send the details the IBNS Webmaster - webmaster@ibns.biz to get them added to this list.

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Auction 78 Online

The catalogue for IBNS Auction No. 78, 2018 containing over 5,200 lots is now available.  Auction Closes Sunday 28th October 2018.

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IBNS Journal 57-3

is avaialble to download: Arcticles cover the work of John White, Suriname 25 Gulden Anton de Kom, Three ABNC Greek Banknotes, Italian WWII Prisoner's Coupons and PoW Cheques of WW1. Login to download your copy.

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IBNS Journal 54-3

is available to download and will soon be arriving by post.  Transition Town Currencies in the UK, Mexican Revolutionary Paper Money, Printers Test Notes, and Nepalese Paper Money are all covered, along with many others.  Login to download your copy.

Table of Contents

1
Editor's Column
2
President's Message
2
IBNS Hall of Fame
4
Banknote News
8
UK Transition Town Notes of 2015 - Exeter, Brixton, Bristol (and Stonehouse)
11
The Mexican Revolutionary Paper Money Issues of Chihuahua in 1914
16
The Facts on High Denomination British India Banknotes with Burma Overstamps
19
Printers' Test Notes - A Primer and Answers to the Questions You Never Asked
24
Understanding the Serial Number Sequences of the Banknotes of Arab Countries
27
China's Post-war Currency for Indochina Featuring Chinese Custom Gold Units
31
Green Point Track POW notes from the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902
37
Issues in Nepalese Paper Money: Will Nepal Rastra Bank Ever Address Them?
42
Book Review: Glimpses of Nepalese Paper Currency
43
Book Review: Viet-Nam - Coins & Papermoney - 2015 Reprint
44
Understanding Paper - the Basis of Almost All Banknotes
51
New Issues
62
News from the Chapters
69
Expert Panel Members
72
IBNS Board Meeting Minutes
72
Minutes of the Meeting of the IBNS Executive Board, June 20, 2015, Memphis
73
Minutes of the Meeting of the IBNS Annual General Meeting, June 20, 2015, Memphis
74
IBNS News and Annoucements
76
Society Officers and Directors
78
New Members
IBNS Journal Cover: Volume 54 Issue 3