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Latest Banknote of 2021 Nominations

The Latest Nominations for the Banknote of 2021 are: Oman's Half Rial Note & Bank of England's 50 Pound Note

If you know of a note entering circulation this year that should be nominated, please email banknoteoftheyear@theibns.org with the details

 
IBNS Journal 60-2

Includes articles on: An Unknown Romanian Banknote, The Obvious and Hidden Fibonacci Numbers on Banknotes, The Polymeric Revolution, Harrison & Sons and Isambard Kingdom Brunel and The Best Note. Login to download your copy.

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Dave Mills (Member 9960)

Lost and Stolen Banknotes

I've been the victim of a theft, and would like the IBNS community to be aware and on the lookout for a couple notes.

Two French banknotes:

  1. SCWPM P.2/Fayette F.02.33 alph Serial C.8688, #267 217177267
  2. SCWPM P.131c/F.48.08 Alph P.130 #37204

were purchased by me from the Compagnie Generale de Bourse (CGB, Paris France) Papier Monnaie 14 auction of June 25, 2009 as auction lots 47 and 247.

For a variety of reasons, they were not shipped to me until August 7th.

Upon delivery to me on August 20, 2009, I found the package empty. I will be pursuing this through the postal services, of course.

These notes are quite rare, both are in UNC condition. If you come across these notes through a dealer, auction, eBay, or other source, I would certainly appreciate contact through www.FrenchBanknotes.com

Dave Mills
IBNS Member # 9960