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 (


Algeria's 2,000 Dinar Note

Nominated by Hussein Maaz, IBNS Member 12726

NoteB413 (PNL): 2,000 dinars (US$16)
Predominant Colour(s)Green, blue, red, and brown
Front (vertical)Arabic and English text; map of Algeria with crescent and star as gold SPARK feature; map of Arab world; Martyr’s Memorial; Arab League logo; Algerian flag
BackArabic and English text; natural stone arch in Tassili N’Ajjer National Park; minaret of Djamaa el Djazaïr (Great Mosque of Algiers); palm tree; camel caravan; Hoggar mountains; Roman ruins in Tipaza
WatermarkEmir Abdelkader and electrotype 2000
Additional SecurityWindowed holographic security thread with demetalized 1962 / 2022
Size158 x 72 mm Composite (DuraSafe)
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book