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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). 

 

IBNS Journal 59-1

Is available to download and includes articles on: A Perfect Pair: Miguel Grau & Artuto Prat, The unissued Greek 5 Drachmas note of 1918, The last Philippine 20 Piso note, the Photogravure process, Test notes of CBPM and the Prison Vouchers of Taiwan's Green Island

Table of Contents

1
President's Message
2
I.B.N.S. Hall of Fame
2
From The Editor
9
Banknote News
13
A Perfect Pair: Miguel Grau & Arturo Prat
17
The Unissued Greek 5 Drachmas Note of 1918
25
The Last Philippine 20 Piso Note
30
Photogravure Process
33
Test Notes of CBPM Including the World Record Test Note
38
The Prison Vouchers of Taiwan's Green Island
46
Book Review: The Banknote Book: Ukraine
48
Book Review: The Banknote Book: Ukraine
53
New Issues
65
News From The Chapters
71
Society Officers
71
New Members
IBNS Journal Cover: Volume 59 Issue 1

IBNS Journal 59-2
Due June 2020