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 (


China's 20 Yuan Note (Polymer)

Nominated by Lin Linbin, IBNS Member 11724

NoteB4125 (PNL): 20 yuan (US$2.90)
Predominant Colour(s)Blue
Front (vertical)Chinese text; national emblem of the PRC; Beijing 2022 logo; woman and man figure skaters; mountain ranges; musical score in OVI
Back (vertical)Mongolian, Tibetan, Uyghur, and Zhang text; “Ice Cube” exterior of Beijing National Aquatics Center
Additional SecurityNo security thread
PrinterChina Banknote Printing and Minting
Size70 x 145 mm Polymer
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book