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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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Solomon Islands $20 Dollar Note

Nominated by Julian Payne, IBNS Member 11657

SOL-20-Front
SOL-20-Back
 
NoteB223 (PNL): 20 dollars (US$2.55)
Predominant Colour(s)Purple, blue, and green
FrontEnglish text; basket weave designs; bird as registration device; flag; fish carvings; coat of arms
BackEnglish text; group of women ceremonial dancers; man playing panpipes; bird
WatermarkFalcon head, electrotype CBSI, and Cornerstones
Additional SecurityStarChrome windowed security thread with demetalized CBSI 20
PrinterThomas De La Rue
Size140 x 66 mm
Introduced23/01/2017
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book