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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). 

 

England's 5 Pound Note

Nominated by Tej Rathore, IBNS Member 11710

GBR-5-Front
GBR-5-Back
 
Note Great Britain BNL (PNL): 5 pounds (US$6)
Predominant Colour(s) Blue
Front Bank seal; Elizabeth Tower (aka Big Ben); coronation crown; Queen Elizabeth II
Back Winston Churchill; maze at Blenheim Palace in green foil
Watermark (shadow image) None
Additional Security Kurz’s Kinegram Colors holographic stripe; No security thread
Printer TDLR
Size 125 x 65 mm Polymer (Innovia’s Guardian)
Introduced 13/09/2016
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book