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 (


Uzbekistan's 200,000 So'm Note

Nominated by Tobias Klaer, IBNS Member 12566

Image provided courtesy of Banknote News

NoteB223 (PNL): 200,000 so’m (som) (US$22)
Predominant Colour(s)Turquoise, orange, green, purple, and red
FrontUzbek text; registration device; Xudoyorxon O’rdasi (Khan’s Palace) in Kokand, Fergana region; caravan routes on mapof Uzbekistan; coat of arms
BackUzbek text; Axsikent Arxeologiya Yodgorligi (ancientarchaeological monument) in ancient Fergana state; pomegranate as SPARK Liveelement; double-headed snake and ceramic bowl; registration device
WatermarkCamel and eletrotype 200000
Additional Security4-mm wide greenRollingStar i+ Wave green-to-gold windowed security thread with demetalized UZB
PrinterGiesecke & Devrient
Size152 x 69 mm Paper
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book