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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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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