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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). 

 

Amon G Carter Jr. (2014)

A worldwide banknote collector of legendary magnitude who was IBNS Life Member #5, Amon Carter’s continuing impact on world banknote collecting cannot be overstated. Even today, more than 30 years after his death, he epitomizes the aspiration of every collector and the annual exhibit award at the Memphis International Paper Money Show is named in his honor. Although his accomplishments beyond numismatics in the world of business were extensive, he was genuinely willing to share both his knowledge and humanity. Every collector treasures any banknote that once resided in his fabulous collection. At the time of his death his private holding of banknotes was quite possibly the very best in the world