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 (


Costa Rica's 10,000 Colones Note

Nominated by Gabriel Herrera, IBNS Member 12840

NoteB567 (PNL): 10,000 colones (US$17)
Predominant Colour(s)Green
FrontSpanish text; map of Costa Rica in SPARK Orbital; soldier with rifle; Jose Figueres Ferrer; abolition of the army
BackSpanish text; rainforest; orchid flower; mushroom cup; three-toed sloth; birds
Additional SecuritySimulated solid security thread
PrinterOrell Fussli
Size146 x 67 mm Polymer (Guardian)
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book