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 (


Libya's 5 Dinar Note

Nominated by Alan Eckford, IBNS Member 12346

Note B551 (PNL): 5 dinars (US$3.65)
Predominant Colour(s) Green, gray, pink, and yellow
Front Arabic text; Omar Mukhtar; Ottoman clock tower in Tripoli’s old town medina
Back English text; Zeus temple in Cyrene; Omar Mukhtar
Watermark None
Additional Security Simulated solid security thread with demetalized 5
Printer De La Rue
Size 137 x 68 mm Polymer (Safeguard)
Introduced 15/02/2021
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book