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Banknote of 2017 Nominations Close 31st Jan

Nominations for the Banknote of 2017 close on Wednesday 31st January 2018 - Do you know of a note issued in 2017 that should be nominated? Send your nomination to banknoteoftheyear@ibns.biz

The Latest Nominations are

Kyrgyzstan's 2,000 Som Note
KGZ-2000-Front

Djibouti's 40 Franc Note
DJI-40-Front

Argentina's 1,000 Peso Note
ARS-1000-Front

 
IBNS Journal 56-4

is available to download. Includes articles on: Australian Paper Money in the British Library, Indian Paper Money Engravers, Finnish Markka, Concorde on Banknotes and Southern Nigeria

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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