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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). 

 

Bolivia's 20 Bolivianos Note

Nominated by Roland Rollins, IBNS Member 9555

BOL-20-Front
BOL-20-Back
 
NoteB418 (PNL): 20 bolivianos (US$2.90)
Predominant Colour(s)Orange
FrontSpanish text; Fuerte Samaypata; Genoveva Ríos, Tomás Katari, and Pedro Ignacio Muiba
BackSpanish text; black cayman as SPARK; landscape of Laguna Bay; Caimán negro (black cayman); Toborochi tree
WatermarkGenoveva Ríos and electrotype 20
Additional SecurityWindowed security thread with demetalized 20 and Genoveva Ríos
PrinterOBERTHUR fiduciaire
Size140 x 70 mm
Introduced03/07/2018
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book