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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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Sao Tome 200 Dobra Note

Nominated by Clare Lloyd Williams, IBNS Member 11656

STP-200-Front
STP-200-Back
 
NoteB313 (PNL): 200 dobras (US$8.80)
Predominant Colour(s)Dark red
FrontPortuguese text; Charaxes defulvata butterfly; coat of arms; Banco Central headquarters building in São Tomé; holographic patch; butterfly as registration device
BackPortuguese text; stylized cocoa pod; butterfly; map of Sao Tome and Principe; Chibi-ficha (Anabathmis hartlaubii) Príncipe sunbird perched on branch
WatermarkRei Amador and electrotype butterfly
Additional SecurityRed-to-green windowed security thread with demetalized BCSTP
PrinterDe La Rue
Size155 x 67 mm
Introduced01/01/2018
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book