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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). 

 

Sweden's 20 Kronor Note

Nominated by Hans Kajblad, IBNS Member 4277

SWE-20-Front
SWE-20-Back
 
Note Sweden (PNL): 20 kronor (US$3 15)
Predominant Colour(s) Purple
Front Denomination as registration device; children’s writer Astrid Lindgren; three crowns; open books and walking child, “Pippi Långstrump” (Pippi Longstocking); open book gold-to-green SPARK patch
Back Trees, road, and boulders in Småland, where Astrid Lindgren grew up; flowers; map of Sweden
Watermark Astrid Lindgren and electrotype 20
Additional Security Solid security thread
Printer Tumba Bruk
Size 120 x 67 mm
Introduced 01/10/2015
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book