IBNS Journal 63-2

includes articles on National Bank of Greece Notes from 1890, Vietnamese Banknotes Printed by GDR, The Currency Conversion and Notes for the Reversion of Okinawa to Japan, 1974, Belgium's Last Banknote and Spanish Colonial Issues in Cuba Part 2

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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.


Romania's 20 Lei Note

Nominated by Ed Hornung, IBNS Member 11899

NoteB293 (PNL): 20 lei (US$6.00)
Predominant Colour(s)Olive green
FrontRomanian text; coat of arms; bugle and Military Virtue medal; infantry weapon insignia as registration device; crocus flowers (Crocus flavus); BNR monogram; badge of the Romanian Scouts Association; Catherine Teodoroiu wearing uniform; fleur-de-lis
BackRomanian text; BNR monogram; winged Victory holding sword, from Victory Medal; Mausoleum of Mărăşeşti; fleur-de-lis; infantry weapon insignia; bugle and Military Virtue medal; BNR monogram
Watermark (shadow image)Ecaterina Teodoroiu; BNR monogram
Additional SecuritySimulated solid security thread
PrinterOesterreichische Banknoten- und Sicherheitsdruckerei
Size136 x 77 mm Polymer (Guardian)
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book