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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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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