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Auction 80 Online

The catalogue for IBNS Auction No. 80, 2019 containing almost 5,000 lots is now available.  Auction Closes Sunday 10 November 2019

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IBNS Journal 58-3

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Banknote of 2019 Nominations

received so far are for Northern Ireland's 5 Pound (Ulster Bank) NoteSwitzerland's 1,000 Franc Note and Aruba's 25 Florin Note

Do you know of a banknote that will be issued to the public that should be nominated for the Banknote of 2019?  Send your nominations to the Banknote of the Year Co-Ordinator (banknoteoftheyear@theibns.org). 

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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