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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). 

 

Switzerland's 50 Franc Note

Nominated by Urs Graf, IBNS Member 863

CHE-50-Front
CHE-50-Back
 
Note Switzerland B357 (PNL): 50 francs (US$54)
Predominant Colour(s) Green
Front (vertical) Swiss cross; human hand holding a dandelion flower, with the wind carrying the seeds; multicolor Swiss cross as registration device; wind currents over globe in gold SPARK; wind currents in underprint
Back (vertical) Paraglider above mountains; contour lines in underprint
Watermark Swiss flag and globe
Additional Security Holographic security stripe with 50, outline of Switzerland, names of Swiss Alps, and Swiss crosses
Printer Orell Füssli Arts Graphiques SA Zurich
Size 137 x 70 mm Hybrid (DuraSafe)
Introduced 12/04/2016
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book