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Last Chance to Nominate

The latest nomination for the Banknote of 2018 is the
China's 50 Yuan Note
CHN-50-Front

Swiss 200 Franc Note
CHF 200 Front

 Nominations close on 31st January 2019. 

Do you know of a note issued in 2018 that should be nominated?
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banknoteoftheyear@ibns.biz

 
IBNS Journal 57-4

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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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Cape Verde's 5000 Escudos Note

Nominated by Tim Berridge, IBNS Member 11657

CPV-5000-Front
CPV-5000-Back
 
Note Cape Verde B221 (PNL): 5,000 escudos (US$49)
Predominant Colour(s) Purple, light blue, orange, and yellow
Front Map of Africa as registration device; islands superimposed on house exterior; stylized waves; first president, Aristides Maria Pereira; embossed map of Africa
Back Stylized wave; map of Boa Vista; landscape of Boa Vista (home of Aristides Maria Pereira), including fireplace of pottery factory Holographic stripe with Aristides Maria Pereira, BCV, and map of Boa Vista
Watermark Aristides Maria Pereira and electrotype torch with Cornerstones
Additional Security Red-to-green windowed security thread with demetalized BCV 5000 and torch
Printer TDLR
Size 148 x 74 mm
Introduced 10/09/2015
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book