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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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Argentina's 500 Peso Note

Nominated by Arthur Levenite, IBNS Member 2863

ARS-500-Front
ARS-500-Back
 
Note Argentina BNL (PNL): 500 pesos (US$31)
Predominant Colour(s) Green
Front (vertical) Leaves; paw print as registration device; jaguar; flowers; silhouette of jaguar with latent image RA; denomination in green-to-blue SPARK
Back Paw prints; jaguar cub and adult in stream running through forest; map of Argentina with Northeast region highlighted; compass rose; flowers; coat of arms
Watermark Jaguar and electrotype 500
Additional Security Green-to-blue windowed security thread with demetalized $500 BCRA
Printer S E CASA DE MONEDA
Size 155 x 65 mm
Introduced 30/06/2016
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book