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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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