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.

Journal Delivery

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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 ( 


Morroco's 20 Dirhams Note

Nominated by Mohammad Raihan, IBNS Member 12159-R

NoteB519 (PNL): 20 dirhams (US$2.10)
Predominant Colour(s)Purple, yellow, and green
Front (vertical)Arabic text; King Mohammed VI; coat of arms
BackFrench text; Al Buraq high-speed train; Mohammed VI bridge; NOOR 3 solar power plant in Ouarzazate; Mohammed VI satellite
Additional SecurityNo security thread
PrinterNote Printing Australia
Size130 x 70 mm Polymer
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book