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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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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