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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). 

 

Djibouti's 40 Franc Note

Nominated by Steven Bron, IBNS Member 10843

DJI-40-Front
DJI-40-Back
 
NoteB205 (PNL): 40 francs (US$0.20)
Predominant Colour(s)Blue
FrontArabic and French text; whale shark swimming among coral, starfish, sea shells, and seahorse
BackArabic and French text; Jubilé logo; gantry cranes and container ships; port; outline map of Djibouti
WatermarkCoat of arms and electrotype BCD
Additional SecuritySolid security thread
PrinterPolska Wytwórnia Papierów Wartościowych
Size152 x 65 mm
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book