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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). 

 

Mauritania's 50 ouguiya Note

Nominated by Radek Janoušek, IBNS Member 10823

MRT-50-Front
MRT-50-Back
 
NoteB126 (PNL): 50 ouguiya (US$1.40)
Predominant Colour(s)Purple
FrontArabic text; open book on stand; The Great Mosque Ibn Abbas in capital, Nouakchott; star and crescent moon
BackFrench text; circle and heart underprint; metal coffee pot; stringed musical instruments; open book on stand
Watermark (shadow image)None
Additional SecurityNo security thread
PrinterCanadian Bank Note Company
Size130 x 65 mm Polymer (Guardian)
Introduced01/01/2018
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book