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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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Australia's 10 Dollar Note

Nominated by James Hidden, IBNS Member 10735

AUS-10-Front
AUS-10-Back
 
NoteB231 (PNL): 10 dollars (US$7.25)
Predominant Colour(s)Blue, green, yellow, and orange
FrontEnglish text; Bramble Wattle (Acacia victoriae); Sulphur-crested cockatoo (Cacatua galerita) bird on branch in SPARK; microprinting of lines from Paterson’s The Man From Snowy River; fountain pen nib; windmill; writer AB “Banjo” Paterson wearing hat; horseman holding whip and reigns
BackEnglish text; pen nib; woman and man standing outside rustic house in bushland; microprinting of lines from Paterson’s poem No Foe Shall Gather Our Harvest; Mary Gilmore from 1957 painting by William Dobell; Mary Gilmore with papers at desk
Watermark (shadow image)None
Additional SecurityNo security thread
PrinterNote Printing Australia
Size137 x 65 mm Polymer (Guardian)
Introduced20/09/2017
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book