Banknote of 2024 Nominations

The first three nominations for the Banknote of 2024 are: Kazakhstan: 5,000-Tenge Note, Honduras: 500-Lempira Note, England: 5-Pound Note.

IBNS Journal 63-1

includes articles on Script of Jammu, Kashmir and Tibet, Time and Timekeeping on Banknotes, E. Chiossone: The Father of the Japanese Banknotes, Spanish Colonial Issues in Cuba and Post Office Exchange Tokens of the Amur Region.

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Scotland's (Bank of Scotland) 50 Pound Note

Nominated by Alan Newman, IBNS Member 11657

NoteBNB catalog number not yet assigned (PNL): 50 pounds (US$63)
Predominant Colour(s)Red
FrontEnglish text; thistle; bank crest; Bank of Scotland’s headquarters building on The Mound in Edinburgh; Sir Walter Scott; thistle; bank logo as registration device
BackEnglish text; William Muir’s poem, Steam Barge; mythical giant horse, the Kelpies, pulling a canal barge; Falkirk Wheel (rotating boat lift) connecting the Forth/Clyde Canal with the Union Canal between Glasgow and Edinburgh; Bank of Scotland’s headquarters building; bank logo
Additional Security 
PrinterDe La Rue
Size146 x 77 mm Polymer (Safeguard)
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book