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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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Mauritania: 50-Ougiya Note

Nominated by Sam Assad, IBNS Member 12834

NoteB131 (PNL: 50 ouguiya (US$1.35)
Predominant Colour(s)Gray and green
FrontArabic text; registration device; denomination in SPARK; Banque Centrale de Mauritanie headquarters building and Ibn Abass mosque, both in Nouakchott
BackFrench text; traditional metal tea pot; musical instruments; wind turbines and solar panels; registration device
WatermarkBearded man and electrotype 50
Additional SecurityGold Pulsar windowed security thread
Size130 x 66 mm Substrate varieties
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book