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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). 

 

Hong Kong's 100 Dollar (Bank of China) Note

Nominated by William Norris, IBNS Member 12229

HKG-100-BOC-Front
HKG-100-BOC-Back
 
NoteB923 (PNL): 100 dollars (US$13)
Predominant Colour(s)Red
FrontChinese and English text; Bank of China building in Beijing; BOC logo; Bauhinia flower; denomination as registration device; stringed musical instrument (yue qin) with 100 in green SPARK Orbital
Back (vertical)Chinese and English text; woman in traditional costume with paper fan
WatermarkBauhinia flower and electrotype 100
Additional SecurityGalaxy windowed security thread with Saturn effect and demetalized 100 and yue qin
PrinterHong Kong Note Printing Limited
Size153 x 76 5 mm
Introduced09/03/2019
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book