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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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Scotland's 10 Pound Note (Royal Bank of Scotland)

Nominated by David Lok, IBNS Member 9984

SCO-RBS-10-Front
SCO-RBS-10-Back
 
Note BNL (PNL): 10 pounds (US$13.40)
Predominant Colour(s) Brown, orange, and red
Front English text; flowers; bank logo in SPARK Orbital; exerpt from Somerville’s “The Connection of the Physical Sciences;” beach of Somerville’s hometown, Burntisland; mathematician and astronomer Mary Somerville
Back English text; botanicals used in dyeing; two otters; excerpt from Norman MacCaig’s poem, “Moorings
Watermark None
Additional Security ” No security thread
Printer Thomas De La Rue
Size 132 x 69 mm Polymer (Safeguard)
Introduced 04/10/2017
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book