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.

IBNS Journal 63-1

includes articles on Script of Jammu, Kashmir and Tibet, Time and Timekeeping on Banknotes, E. Chiossone: The Father of the Japanese Banknotes, Spanish Colonial Issues in Cuba and Post Office Exchange Tokens of the Amur Region.

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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