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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). 

 

Switzerland's 200 Franc Note

Nominated by Linbin Lin, IBNS Member 11724

CHF-200-Front
CHF-200-Back
 
NoteB359 (P79): 200 francs (US$215)
Predominant Colour(s)Brown
Front (vertical)Swiss cross; human hand with fingers pointing in three spatial dimensions in which matter expands; multicolor Swiss cross as registration device; land mass motif over globe in green SPARK
Back (vertical)Particle detector; particle collision
WatermarkSwiss flag and globe
Additional SecurityHolographic security stripe with 200, abstract map of geological ages of Switzerland, and timeline of formation of the universe
Printerorell füssli security printing ltd
Size151 x 70 mm Composite (DuraSafe)
Introduced22/08/2018
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book