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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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Scotland's 5 Pound Note (Royal Bank of Scotland)

Nominated by Stane Strauss, IBNS Life Member 203

SCO-5-Front
SCO-5-Back

Image provided courtesy of Royal Bank of Scotland

Note Scotland BNL (PNL) 5 pounds (US$6)
Predominant Colour(s) Blue, green, and orange
Front Flower; bank logo in SPARK; Cairngorms mountain range in eastern Highlands of Scotland; quote from Nan Shepherd’s book “The Living Mountain;” poet and novelist Nan Shepherd
Back Two mackerel fish; excerpt from Sorley MacLean’s poem “The Choice"
Watermark None
Additional Security No security thread
Printer TDLR
Size 125 x 65 mm Polymer (Safeguard)
Introduced 26/10/2016
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book