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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). 

 

Georgia's 5 Lari Note

Nominated by Fritz-Juergen Simons, IBNS Member 8247

GEO-5-Front
GEO-5-Back
 
NoteB254 (PNL): 5 lari (US$2.15)
Predominant Colour(s)Brown
FrontEnglish and Georgian text; denomination as registration device; gold-to-green star SPARK feature; Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University building; academic Ivane Javakhishvili
BackEnglish and Georgian text; farm scene from Niko Pirosmani’s (Pirosmanashvili) painting, “Threshing;” standing man from Niko Pirosmani’s painting, “A Fisherman in a Red Shirt;” coat of arms
WatermarkIvane Javakhishvili with electrotype 5 and lari symbol
Additional SecurityIridescent stripe
PrinterUnknown
Size122 x 62 mm
Introduced01/09/2017
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book