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 (


Indonesia's 100,000 Rupiah Note

Nominated by Dharmesh Thakker, IBNS Member 11702

NoteB623 (PNL): 100,000 rupiah (US$7)
Predominant Colour(s)Red, pink, green, and yellow
FrontIndonesian text; moth orchid flower; 1st president, Sukarno; map of Indoensia; 1st vice-president, Mohammad Hatta; coat of arms; bank logo as registration device
BackIndonesian text; bank logo; Raja Ampat Islands; moth orchid (Phalaenopsis amabilis) flower; Tari Topeng Betawi (dancer with mask)
WatermarkWage Rudolf Soepratman and electrotype logo
Additional SecurityWindowed security thread with demetalized BI 100000
Size151 x 65 mm Paper
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book