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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). 

 

Singapore's 20 Dollar Note

Nominated by Pascal Hellenbrand, IBNS Member 12314

SGP-20-Front
SGP-20-Back
 
NoteB219 (PNL): 20 dollars (US$14)
Predominant Colour(s)Red
FrontEnglish text; coat of arms; former Supreme Court and City Hall (now National Gallery Singapore); Yusof bin Ishak
BackEnglish text; present-day Singapore with Singapore River flowing into old Singapore waterfront; Munshi Abdullah, Henry Nicholas Ridley, Tan Kah Kee, P. Govindasamy Pillai, Teresa Hsu Chih, Alice Pennefather, Adnan Saidi, Ruth Wong Hie King
WatermarkNone
Additional SecurityNo security thread
PrinterOberthur
Size162 x 77 mm Polymer (Guardian)
Introduced06/05/2019
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book