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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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Norway's 100 Kroner Note

Nominated by Jan Olav Aamlid, IBNS Life Member 25

NOR-100-Front
NOR-100-Back
 
NoteBNL (PNL): 100 kroner (US$12)
Predominant Colour(s)Red
FrontNorwegian text; SPARK Orbital rectangle; Atlantic puffin head with fish in beak; Gokstad Viking ship; X-Bow hull developed by Ulstein Design & Solutions; Atlantic puffin standing
BackNorwegian text; cargo ship (pixel motif); 3
WatermarkAtlantic puffin head in profile with electrotype 100
Additional Security4 metres per second (cubic pattern); constellation Orion; gentle breeze with crests beginning to break (organic pattern); stylized globe; Atlantic puffin in flight
PrinterOberthur Technologies
Size133 x 70 mm
Introduced30/05/2017
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book