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 (


Azerbaijan's 50 Manat Note

Nominated by Massimo Valentino, IBNS Member 12705

NoteB412 (PNL): 50 manat (US$29)
Predominant Colour(s)Yellow
FrontAzeri text; two walking children in gold-to-green SPARK Live; unknown building in background; stairs representing rising and development
BackAzeri text; ancient Azeri carpets; map of Azerbaijan
WatermarkCoat of arms and electrotype 50
Additional SecurityGold-to-green RollingStar LEAD Mix windowed security thread with demetalized AMB 50
Size148 x 70 mm Paper
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book