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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). 

 

China's 50 Yuan Note

Nominated by 陈俊璋(Simon Chen), IBNS Member 11747-R

CHN-50-Front
CHN-50-Back
 
NoteB4119 (PNL): 50 yuan (US$7.25)
Predominant Colour(s)Yellow, red, and green
FrontChinese text; national emblem of the PRC; denomination in SPARK; tree growth rings representing development of the five series of RMB banknotes
BackEnglish, Mongolian, Tibetan, Uyghur and Zhang text; People’s Bank of China headquarters buildings; peony flower; 1948 newspaper article announcing issuance of RMB; city skyline
WatermarkGreat Wall of China and electrotype 50
Additional SecuritySolid security thread with demetalized 50
PrinterUnknown
Size150 x 70 mm
Introduced28/12/2018
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book