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 (


Cambodia's 30,000 Riel Note

Nominated by Richard Perera, IBNS Member 11953

NoteB435 (PNL): 30,000 riels (US$7.30)
Predominant Colour(s)Green, brown, and purple
FrontKhmer text; naga, mythical snake; King Norodom Sihanoulk and flowers
BackEnglish and Khmer text; Samdech Techo Hun Sen holding upright hand of Preah Borom Ratanak Kaudk; Royal Palace throne room; Eiffel Tower in Paris, France; Independence Monument in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
WatermarkKing Norodom Sihamoni and electrotype lotus flower
Additional SecurityTRILUMIC holographic stripe
PrinterBanknote Printing Works of the National Bank of Cambodia
Size170 x 75 mm Composite (Durasafe)
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book