IBNS Journal 61-3

includes articles on Three Women for Nicaragua, Einstein and Bohr, Anomalies and Errors in the Numbering of French African Banknotes, Alexander The Great and Cyrus The Great, Keys, Locks, Arabic Rotators and Other Ways to Collect Banknotes. Login to read your copy.


Uzbekistan's 5,000 Som Note

Nominated by Matthew Petty, IBNS Member 10922

NoteB218 (PNL): 5,000 so’m (som) (US$0.55)
Predominant Colour(s)Green, brown, and blue
FrontUzbek text; denomination in magenta-to-green OVI; winged leopard as registration device; Sherdor Madrasasi in Samarqand; caravan routes on map of Uzbekistan; textile patterns; coat of arms
BackUzbek text; Afrosiyob archaeological monument; 10th-century tray and jug from Afrosiab; winged leopard; embroidery design
WatermarkCamel and eletrotype 5000
Additional Security2-mm wide windowed security thread with demetalized UZB
Size142 x 69 mm Paper
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book