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Auction 80 Online

The catalogue for IBNS Auction No. 80, 2019 containing almost 5,000 lots is now available.  Auction Closes Sunday 10 November 2019

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IBNS Journal 58-3

is avaialble to download: Survey of New Security Features, 1869 1-Peso of the Republic of Cuba, Queen Victoria Portraits for India and People on Australian Banknotes who named Canberra Suburbs. Login to download your copy.

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Banknote of 2019 Nominations

received so far are for Northern Ireland's 5 Pound (Ulster Bank) NoteSwitzerland's 1,000 Franc Note and Aruba's 25 Florin Note

Do you know of a banknote that will be issued to the public that should be nominated for the Banknote of 2019?  Send your nominations to the Banknote of the Year Co-Ordinator (banknoteoftheyear@theibns.org). 

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Norway's 500 Kroner Note

Nominated by Jan Olav Aamlid, IBNS Life Member 25

NOR-500-Front
NOR-500-Back
 
NoteB660 (P56): 500 kroner (US$59)
Predominant Colour(s)Orange
FrontNorwegian text; SPARK Orbital rectangle; Colin Archer’s rescue vessel, RS 14 “Stavanger;” Atlantic puffin
BackNorwegian text; oil platform on the horizon (pixel motif); 13
WatermarkAtlantic puffin head in profile with electrotype 500
Additional Security9 metres per second (cubic pattern); high wind with sea heaps up, white foam from breaking waves (organic pattern); North Sea gas pipeline network; ammonite fossil shell
PrinterOberthur Technologies
Size147 x 70 mm
Introduced18/10/2018
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book