IBNS Journal 63-2

includes articles on National Bank of Greece Notes from 1890, Vietnamese Banknotes Printed by GDR, The Currency Conversion and Notes for the Reversion of Okinawa to Japan, 1974, Belgium's Last Banknote and Spanish Colonial Issues in Cuba Part 2

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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.


Samoa: 60-Tala Note

Nominated by Antje Gonzalez, IBNS Member 11015

NoteB122 (PNL): 60 tala (US$25)
Predominant Colour(s)Brown, blue, red, and black
FrontEnglish and Samoan text; fly whisk as registration device; Samoan flag on shoreline; 60th anniversary logo; current Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Matāa’fa; coat of arms
BackEnglish and Samoan text; coat of arms; Samoan flag on pole; Samoan Prime Minister Fiame Matāa’fa Faumuina Mulinuu II and New Zealand Prime Minister Keith Holyoake lowering their countries’ flags on Independence Day on 1 June 1962; 60th anniversary logo; fly whisk as registration device;
WatermarkTeuila flower and electrotype CBS
Additional SecurityBlue-to-green windowed security thread with demetalized fly whisk and 60
PrinterDe La Rue
Size140 x 72 mm Paper
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book