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 (


Kazakhstan's 20,000 Tenge Note

Nominated by Muriel Schuler, IBNS Member 11658

Note B153 (PNL): 20,000 теңге (tenge) (US$52)
Predominant Colour(s) Gray
Front (vertical) Kazakh text; national emblem; Mangilik El monumental arch; flying doves and Kazakh Eli monument in Astana; flag
Back Kazakh text; outline of Kazakhstan; Akorda Palace (the presidential residence in Astana) as seen from Ishim River
Watermark Electrotype 20000
Additional Security RollingStar LEAD Pure foil
Printer BFoNBK
Size 155 x 79 mm Composite (Durasafe)
Introduced 01/10/2022
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book