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 (


Cedrian Lopez-Bosch (Member 11817-R)

Lost and Stolen Banknotes

We wish to inform you that the Panama Banknote Collection described below was stolen in Panama a week ago (early October 2022), for which we ask for your collaboration.

If you know that any of these banknotes is being offered for sale. Please contact Luis Venegas for any information in this regard at the emails or

(1) P-25a 20 balboas serial number 000059 PMG VF25
(1) P-24a 10 balboas serial number 011373 PMG VF20
10 20 Balboas
(1) P-23a 5 balboas serial number 001015 PMG CU63EPQ 05 Balboas
(1) P-22a 1 balboa serial number 034235 PMG AU53 01 Balboas

As you know more than the investment in this collection, there is an important element which consists of the work that we collectors acquire these pieces, through a lot of tenacity and passion for which their recovery has double value.

We would greatly appreciate all your cooperation