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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Sierra Leone 20 Leones Note

Nominated by Fritz-Jürgen Simons, IBNS Member 8247

Note B133 (PNL): 20 leones (US$2.70)
Predominant Colour(s) Brown, black, and orange
Front English text; coat of arms; laurels flanking open book with flame; Constance Cummings-John
Back English text; coat of arms; crowd of 16 students seated at school desks; map of Sierra Leone
Watermark Lion head and electrotype 20
Additional Security Holographic windowed security thread with coat of arms
Printer DE LA RUE
Size 139 x 70 mm Paper
Introduced 01/07/2022
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book