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IBNS Journal 58-2

 is avaialble to download: Articles cover the Indian Ten Rupee Note after Independence and the recipients of low numbered Bank of England notes. Login to download your copy.

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Banknote of 2019 Nominations

received so far are for Northern Ireland's 5 Pound (Ulster Bank) NoteSwitzerland's 1,000 Franc Note and Aruba's 25 Florin Note

Do you know of a banknote that will be issued to the public that should be nominated for the Banknote of 2019?  Send your nominations to the Banknote of the Year Co-Ordinator (banknoteoftheyear@theibns.org). 

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Seychelles 500 Rupee note

Nominated by David White, IBNS Life Member 161

SYC-500-Front
SYC-500-Back
 
Note Seychelles B422 (PNL): 500 rupees (US$38)
Predominant Colour(s) Tan, red, and brown
Front Five coco-de-mer nuts; Depth Image hologram coat of arms; Catkin flowers; Seychelles Kestrel (Katiti / Crécerelle des Seychelles) bird on branch; denomination as registration device
Back Seychelles Tiger Chameleon (Kanmeleon / Caméléon tigre des Seychelles) in gold-to-green SPARK; Wild Bilimbi flowers; insects; Seychelles scops-owl (Syer / Petit duex sciour) bird on branch; gold iridescent stripe with 500 and owl pattern
Watermark Seychelles Kestrel, electrotype 500 / Seychelles, and Cornerstones
Additional Security Optiks security thread with Seychelles Vinegar Flies, 500, and BIGAY BWA TORTI pattern
Printer TDLR
Size 144 x 72 mm
Introduced 05/12/2016
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book