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Latest Banknote of 2017 Nominations

Australia's 10 Dollar Note and Canada's 10 Dollar Note and Switzerland's 20 Franc Note are the latest nominations for the IBNS Banknote of 2017.

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IBNS Journal 56-1

is available to download. Includes articles on: Preseving the Smithsonian's Banknote Collection, Tamar the Lady King, Presidency Banknotes of India, Circular Letters of Credit, Languages on Banknotes.

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Revised Sterling Membership Fees

From 1st January 2017 Regular Membership Fees paid in Sterling will increase to £26.00 .  This has been necessary due to the significant changes in the exchange rate between Sterling and the U.S. Dollar.

 

Weldon D. "Burt" Burson (2014)

The very epitome of a world banknote collecting legend, Weldon did what no one else was capable of doing by physically handling, conserving and bringing order to the most challenging monetary union in the world, West African States.

Then he spent decades generously sharing his research efforts and vast knowledge with fellow collectors and dealers. Finally, he disposed of his formidable collection in a series of public auctions which permitted so many to add sometimes otherwise unobtainable banknotes to their own collections. A former US Foreign Service diplomat, Burt is an incomparable researcher, author, collector, mentor and colleague.