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 (


Peru's 100 Sol Note

Nominated by Roger Mah Poy, IBNS Member 12264

NoteB540 (PNL): 100 soles (US$28)
Predominant Colour(s)Blue, purple, olive green, and red
FrontSpanish text; Pedro Paulet; fuscia-to-green SPARK element
Back (vertical)Spanish text; colibrí (hummingbird) Cola de Espátula; coat of arms; orquidea (orchid flower) Phragmipedium kovachii
WatermarkPedro Paulet, pixelated background, and electrotype 100
Additional SecurityFuscia-to-green windowed security thread with demetalized 100 BCRP
PrinterDe La Rue
Size140 x 65 mm Polymer (Safeguard)
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book