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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). 

 

Armenia's 50,000 Dram Note

Nominated by Thomas Augustsson, IBNS Life Member 126

ARM-50000-Front
ARM-50000-Back
 
NoteB324 (PNL): 50,000 ԴՐԱՄ (dram) (US$105)
Predominant Colour(s)Gold
FrontArmenian text; SPARK Live hand; illuminated manuscripts; Saint Gregory the Illuminator; Etchmiadzin Cathedral dome; winged cross
BackArmenian text; Khor Virap monastery; Mountain Ararat; statue of Saint Gregory the Illuminator
WatermarkSaint Gregory the Illuminator and electrotype 20000
Additional Security5-mm wide Galaxy windowed security thread
PrinterGiesecke & Devrient
Size155 x 72 mm Hybrid
Introduced22/11/2018
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book