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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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Switzerland's 10 Franc Note

 

Nominated by Arnoldo Efron, IBNS Life Member 42

CHF-10-Front
CHF-10-Back
 
NoteB234 (PNL): 2,000 com (som) (US$30)
Predominant Colour(s)Yellow
Front (vertical)Swiss cross; conductor’s human hands holding baton; multicolor Swiss cross as registration device; time zone motif over globe; clock face pattern in underprint
Back (vertical)Swiss railroad tunnel; exploded view of watch movement; Swiss rail network lines in underprint
WatermarkSwiss flag and globe
Additional SecurityHolographic security stripe with 10, Swiss rail network and longest tunnels
Printerorell füssli security printing ltd
Size123 x 70 mm Composite (DuraSafe)
Introduced18/10/2017
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book