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IBNS Journal Volume 58 Issue 2

 is avaialble to download: Articles cover the Indian Ten Rupee Note after Independence and the recipients of low numbered Bank of England notes. Login to download your copy.

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Banknote of 2019 Nominations

Banknote of 2019 Nominations received so far are for Northern Ireland's 5 Pound (Ulster Bank) Note and Switzerland's 1,000 Franc Note

Do you know of a banknote that will be issued to the public in 2019 that should be nominated for the Banknote of 2019?  If you do, please 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