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.


Honduras: 500-Lempira Note


Nominated by Dmitry Kopaev, IBNS Member 12696

NoteB357 (PNL): 500 lempiras (US$20)
Predominant Colour(s)Purple, red, orange, and green
FrontSpanish text; denomination in green-to-blue SPARK; 500 BCH as registration device; Ramón Rosa; La Merced church
BackSpanish text; mining buildings at Rosary of San Juancito (mina del Rosario de San Juancito, 1893); 500 BCH as registration device; seal of Banco Central de Honduras
WatermarkRamón Rosa and electrotype BCH
Additional SecurityViolet windowed security thread with demetalized BCH
PrinterCrane Currency
Size156 x 67 mm Paper
Information provided courtesy of The Banknote Book