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 (


Albania's 10,000 Leke Note

Nominated by Adam Spikes, IBNS Member 12493

NoteB327 (PNL): 10,000 leke (US$90)
Predominant Colour(s)Orange, brown, and green
FrontAlbanian text; poet Asdreni (Aleksandër Stavre Drenova); outline of Bank of Albania building; coat of arms as registration device; open book and quill in gold-to-green OVI
BackAlbanian text; coat of arms; Albanian flag; staff of music notes eminating from trumpet of wind-up record player with verse of national anthem below
WatermarkAsdreni and electrotype 10000 with coat of arms
Additional SecurityHolographic stripe
PrinterDe La Rue
Size153 x 72 mm Paper
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book