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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). 

 

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