Latest Banknote of 2021 Nominations

The Latest Nominations for the Banknote of 2021 are: Oman's Half Rial Note & Bank of England's 50 Pound Note

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IBNS Journal 60-2

Includes articles on: An Unknown Romanian Banknote, The Obvious and Hidden Fibonacci Numbers on Banknotes, The Polymeric Revolution, Harrison & Sons and Isambard Kingdom Brunel and The Best Note. Login to download your copy.


Mexico's 100 Peso Note

Nominated by Johnathan Lindley, IBNS Member 12215

NoteMexico B715 (PNL): 100 pesos (US$5.20)
Predominant Colour(s)Red
Front (vertical)Spanish text; denomination in gold-to-green SPARK; main patio of Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City; Juana de Asbaje y Ramírez de Santillana (Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz)
Back (vertical)Spanish text; temperate forest ecosystem of pine, oak, and oyamel trees in Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Michoacán de Ocampo
Additional SecuritySimulated security thread with printed 100 PESOS and butterflies
Size132 x 65 mm Polymer (Guardian)
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book