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IBNS Journal 58-2

 is avaialble to download: Articles cover the Indian Ten Rupee Note after Independence and the recipients of low numbered Bank of England notes. Login to download your copy.

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Banknote of 2019 Nominations

received so far are for Northern Ireland's 5 Pound (Ulster Bank) NoteSwitzerland's 1,000 Franc Note and Aruba's 25 Florin Note

Do you know of a banknote that will be issued to the public that should be nominated for the Banknote of 2019?  Send your nominations to the Banknote of the Year Co-Ordinator (banknoteoftheyear@theibns.org). 

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Michael Vort-Ronald (2017)

has written and self-published numerous books on Australian banknotes and related items. He also established the only private Banking and Currency Museum in Australia which operated from 1988 to 2008 and won ten regional tourism awards.

Michael started collecting Australian banknotes in 1968 and soon became a specialist in this field. In 1975 he commenced writing regular articles on Australian banknotes for the Australian Coin Review (ACR), at that time the only Australian commercial numismatic magazine which was published monthly. He continued writing for ACR and became its final editor from 1999 to 2001. Since 2002, he has been a regular writer to The Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine (CAB). Michael’s articles have covered many different aspects of Australia’s paper (and polymer) money

In 1988 he took early retirement and purchased a former bank building in Kadina (in country South Australia) and established the only private Banking and Currency Museum in Australia; it operated from 1988 to 2008 and won ten regional tourism awards including Tourism Excellence, and Best Attraction five times..