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 (


Guyana's 5,000 Dollar Note

Nominated by Roger Mah Poy, IBNS Member 12264

NoteB122 (PNL): 5,000 dollars (US$24)
Predominant Colour(s)Green
FrontEnglish text; bank logo; map; leopard head on leaf as gold-to-green SPARK Live Truspin feature
BackEnglish text; hoatzin (national bird) in flight; river in rainforest; hoatzin perched on branch
WatermarkRed Macaw parrot head and electrotype 5000
Additional Security5-mm wide gold-to-green Pulsar windowed security thread
PrinterOBERTHUR fiduciaire
Size156 x 65 mm Paper
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book