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 (


Cook Islands 3 Dollar Note

Nominated by Jan Kercher, IBNS Member 11656

NoteB111 (PNL): 3 dollars (US$2.40)
Predominant Colour(s)Green
FrontEnglish and Māori text; nude Ina with coconut riding wave atop shark
BackEnglish text; pukapuka fishing canoe; native designs; god of Te-Rongo carved statue with penis
Additional SecurityNo security thread
PrinterDe La Rue
Size150 x 75 mm Polmyer (Safeguard)
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book