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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). 

 

Hong Kong's 1,000 Hong Kong Dollar (HSBC) Note

Nominated by Peter Goodchild, IBNS Member 4060

HKG-1000-HSBC-Front
HKG-1000-HSBC-Back
 
NoteBNL (PNL): 1,000 dollars (US$129)
Predominant Colour(s)Orange
FrontChinese and English text; HSBC headquarters building; HSBC logo; lion statue; denomination as registration device; Bauhinia flower and 1000 in SPARK
Back (vertical)Chinese and English text; panoramic fisheye lens view of central buiness district; HSBC logo
WatermarkBauhinia flower and electrotype 1000 on pixelized design
Additional SecurityGalaxy windowed security thread with Saturn effect
PrinterHong Kong Note Printing Limited
Size163 x 81.5 mm
Introduced12/12/2018
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book