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.

Journal Delivery

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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 ( 


Argentina's 50 Peso Note

Nominated by Roger Mah Poy, IBNS Member 12264

50 CÓNDOR A 1 2
50 CÓNDOR A 2 2
Note BNL (PNL): 50 pesos (US$3.30)
Predominant Colour(s) Black/Grey
Front (vertical) Spanish text; condor
Back Spanish text; Andean Region
Watermark Condor and electrotype 50
Additional Security Integrated security thread with the value 50 followed by the abbreviation BCRA
Size 155 x 65 mm
Introduced 16/08/2018
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book