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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). 

 

Albania's 200 Leke Note

Nominated by Philippe Simon, IBNS Member 9250

ALB-200-Front
ALB-200-Back
 
NoteB322 (PNL): 200 leke (US$1.80)
Predominant Colour(s)Brown
FrontAlbanian text; open book; writer Naim Frasheri; Bank of Albania building; coat of arms as registration device
BackAlbanian text; paper with phrase taken from Frasheri poem “Ti Shqipëri më jep nder, më jep emrin shqipëtar” (You, Albania, bestow upon me honour and the name Albanian); fountain pen; house where Frasheri was born
WatermarkNone
Additional SecurityNo security thread
PrinterDe La Rue
Size125 x 65 mm Polymer (Safeguard)
Introduced30/09/2019
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book