Banknote of 2024 Nominations

The first three nominations for the Banknote of 2024 are: Kazakhstan: 5,000-Tenge Note, Honduras: 500-Lempira Note, England: 5-Pound Note.

IBNS Journal 63-1

includes articles on Script of Jammu, Kashmir and Tibet, Time and Timekeeping on Banknotes, E. Chiossone: The Father of the Japanese Banknotes, Spanish Colonial Issues in Cuba and Post Office Exchange Tokens of the Amur Region.

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Kyrgyzstan: 500-Som Note

Nominated by Vitalii Hashchak, IBNS Member 13053

Note B239 (PNL): 500 com (som) (US$7.15)
Predominant Colour(s) Violet
Front Kyrgyz text; ornament with denomination in gold-to-jade OVI; “Manas” storyteller Sayakbai Karalaev; mountains; diamond pattern as registration device
Back Kyrgyz text; diamond pattern; Mausoleum of Manas; mountains
Watermark Sayakbai Karalaev with electrotype 500
Additional Security Windowed security thread with demetalized 500 com
Printer De La Rue
Size 144 x 68 mm Paper
Introduced 10/05/2023
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book