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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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Maldives 5 Rufiyaa Note

Nominated by Adil Seilov, IBNS Member 10362

MDV-5-Front
MDV-5-Back
 
NoteB222 (PNL): 5 rufiyaa (US$0.30)
Predominant Colour(s)Gray and red
FrontMaldividan text; underprint of traditional drum (boduberu) designs; denomination as registration device; fish decoration; standing man playing traditional drum for dancing crowd; two men playing football (soccer)
Back (vertical)English text; seashell
Watermark (shadow image)Coat of arms
Additional SecurityNo security thread
PrinterThomas De La Rue
Size150 x 70 mm Polymer (Safeguard)
Introduced00/07/2017
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book