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Banknote of 2017 Nominations Close 31st Jan

Nominations for the Banknote of 2017 close on Wednesday 31st January 2018 - Do you know of a note issued in 2017 that should be nominated? Send your nomination to banknoteoftheyear@ibns.biz

The Latest Nominations are

Kyrgyzstan's 2,000 Som Note
KGZ-2000-Front

Djibouti's 40 Franc Note
DJI-40-Front

Argentina's 1,000 Peso Note
ARS-1000-Front

 
IBNS Journal 56-4

is available to download. Includes articles on: Australian Paper Money in the British Library, Indian Paper Money Engravers, Finnish Markka, Concorde on Banknotes and Southern Nigeria

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Maldives 1,000 Rufiyaa Note

Nominated by Christof Zellweger, IBNS Life Member 86

MDV-1000-Front
MDV-1000-Back
 
Note Maldives B221 (PNL): 1,000 rufiyaa (US$66)
Predominant Colour(s) Blue
Front Underprint of spot and striped pattern on the skin of whale sharks; denomination as registration device; manta rays (Manta alfredi); green turtle (Chelonia mydas); corals SPARK patch; luxury resort
Back (vertical) Whale shark (Rhincodon typus)
Watermark (shadow image) Unknown
Additional Security No security thread
Printer TDLR
Size 150 x 70 mm Polymer (Safeguard)
Introduced December 2015
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book