IBNS Journal 62-3

includes articles on George Duval, Banknote Designer; Romanian Heraldry; China Puppet Banknote Vignettes; World Heritage On Banknotes.
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Banknote of 2023 Nominations

Latest Nominations for the Banknote of 2023 are United Arab Emirates: 1000-Dirham Note, Argentina: 2000-Pesos Note, Kyrgyzstan: 500-Som Note, South Africa: 50-Rand Note and Jamaica: 1000-Dollar Note

Do you know of a banknote that will be issued to the public that should be nominated for the Banknote of 2023?  Send your nominations to the Banknote of the Year Co-Ordinator (


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