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

Do you know of a banknote that was issued to the public that should be nominated for the Banknote of 2023?  Send your nominations to the Banknote of the Year Co-Ordinator (

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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Tonga: 10-pa'anga Note

Nominated by Christopher Nield, IBNS Member 9638

NoteB227 (PNL): 10 pa’anga (US$5.05)
Predominant Colour(s)Blue
FrontEnglish and Tongan text; medallion; King Tupou VI; Tongan coat of arms
BackEnglish and Tongan text; Princess Angelika Latufuipeka Tuku’aho performing Kava Ceremony Milolua
Additional SecuritySimulated security thread
PrinterDe La Rue
Size150 x 70 mm Polymer (Safeguard)
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book