Latest Banknote of 2023 Nominations

Latest Nominations for the Banknote of 2023 are Solomon Islands: 10-Dollar Note, Peru: 200-Sol Note, Egypt: 20-Pound Note,Kazakhstan: 10,000-Tenge Note, Tonga: 10-pa'anga Note

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IBNS Journal 62-4

includes articles on Banknotes following WWII, Royal Cypher on British India Banknotes, Sir John Houblon and the £50 Note, Confessions of a (Mauritian) One-Dollar Note, 1843 and the full list of World Heritage Sites on Banknotes.
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South Africa: 50-Rand Note

Nominated by Roger Mah Poy, IBNS Member 12264

Note B779 (PNL): 50 rand (US$3.55)
Predominant Colour(s) Maroon, olive green, and brown
Front English text; coat of arms; lion in circle as registration device; preamble to South Africa’s Constitution; Nelson Mandela; two lions in SPARK Live Truspin
Back Text in English, Xhosa, and Venda; two lions; lion in circle as registration device
Watermark Lion and electrotype 50
Additional Security Holographic windowed security thread with coat of arms, SARB, lion, and 50
Printer South African Bank Note Company
Size 140 x 70 mm Paper
Introduced 04/05/2023
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book