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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). 

 

New Zealand's 50 Dollar Note

Nominated by Satish Kini, IBNS Member 11247

NZL-50-Front
NZL-50-Back

Image provided courtesy of Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Note New Zealand B140 (P194): 50 dollars (US$36)
Predominant Colour(s) Purple, orange, and brown
Front Crow in green SPARK; Porourangi Māori meeting house building in Waiomatatini Marae; Sir Apirana Ngata; tukutuku pattern (Poutama porourangi)
Back Sky-blue mushrooms (Entoloma hochstetteri); Pureora Forest; blue-wattled crow/kokako (Callaeas cinerea wilsoni) bird; ferns
Watermark (shadow image) Queen Elizabeth II
Additional Security No security thread
Printer CBN
Size 151 x 72 mm Polymer
Introduced 16/05/2016
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book