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 (


Scotland's (Royal Bank of Scotland) 50 Pound Note

Nominated by Antje Maroussi, IBNS Member 11015

NoteB498 (PNL): 50 pounds (US$63)
Predominant Colour(s)Pink, red, and purple
FrontEnglish text; flowers; bank logo; facade of unknown building; Flora Stevenson; flowers
BackEnglish text; bank logo, flowers, birds in flight with fish in talons, flowers
Watermark (shadow image)Unknown
Additional SecurityNo security thread
PrinterDe La Rue
Size146 x 77 mm Polymer (Safeguard)
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book