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IBNS Journal 60-3

Articles include: The Meinertzhagen Counterfiet,British Treasury Dardanelles Overprints 1915, G&D Counterfeited Dollars & Pounds,An Unburned Spanish 100 Pesata Note and Promotional Notes. Login to download your copy.

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Latest Banknote of 2021 Nominations

The Latest Nominations for the Banknote of 2021 are: Oman's Half Rial Note & Bank of England's 50 Pound Note

If you know of a note entering circulation this year that should be nominated, please email banknoteoftheyear@theibns.org with the details

 

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