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Banknote of 2024 Nominations

The first three nominations for the Banknote of 2024 are: Kazakhstan: 5,000-Tenge Note, Honduras: 500-Lempira Note, England: 5-Pound Note.

 
IBNS Journal 63-1

includes articles on Script of Jammu, Kashmir and Tibet, Time and Timekeeping on Banknotes, E. Chiossone: The Father of the Japanese Banknotes, Spanish Colonial Issues in Cuba and Post Office Exchange Tokens of the Amur Region.

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Bank of England's 50 Pound Note

Nominated by Christopher Nield, IBNS Member 9638

 
NoteB206 (PNL): 50 pounds (US$63)
Predominant Colour(s)Red
FrontEnglish text; Bank of England seal; Queen Elizabeth II; coronation crown; computer chip circuitry; Bank of England headquarters, London; coats of arms; Queen Elizabeth II
BackEnglish text; mathematical table and formulae from Turing’s seminal 1936 paper, “On Computable Numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem;” ticker tape depicting Alan Turing’s birth date (23 June 1912) in binary code; technical drawings for the British Bombe; Automatic Computing Engine (ACE) Pilot Machine; Alan Turing; sunflower head as red foil patch
Watermark (shadow image)None
Additional SecurityKurz’s Kinegram Colors holographic stripe
PrinterDe La Rue
Size146 x 77 mm Polymer (Guardian and Safeguard)
Introduced23/06/2021
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book