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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). 

 

Saudi Arabia's 500 Riyal note

Nominated by Tamer Elzoheiry, IBNS Member 11486

SAU-500-Front
SAU-500-Back
 
Note Saudi Arabia B140 (PNL): 500 riyals (US$133)
Predominant Colour(s) Blue
Front Denomination in SPARK; Ka’aba (cube); King Abdul Aziz
Back Ka’aba (cube) in the courtyard of the Holy Mosque in Mecca; national emblem (two crossed swords with palm tree)
Watermark King Salman bin Abdulaziz, electrotype 500, and Cornerstones
Additional Security Holographic stripe
Printer TDLR
Size 166 x 74 mm
Introduced 26/12/2016
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book