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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). 

 

Northern Ireland's 5 Pound (Ulster Bank) Note

Nominated by Roger Mah Poy, IBNS Member 12264

GBR-5-Ulster-Front
GBR-5-Ulster-Back
 
NoteB939 (PNL): 5 pounds (US$6.40)
Predominant Colour(s)Blue
Front (vertical)English text; a flock of flying Brent Geese; Strangford Lough in County Down; flowers; RBS Group logo in green-to-blue SPARK Orbital
Back (vertical)English text; a flock of flying Brent Geese; small boat in Strangford Lough; map; people and dog along shoreline; king scallop
WatermarkNone
Additional SecurityNo security thread
PrinterDe La Rue
Size66 x 128 mm Polymer (Safeguard)
Introduced27/02/2019
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book