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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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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