Belarus’ 100 ruble note has been shortlisted for the IBNS Banknote of the Year. Nominations will be accepted till 31st January 2017, and the voting will start afterwards.
|Belarus’ 100 Ruble Note – front
||Belarus’ 100 Ruble Note – back
Banknotes nominated must have been issued to the public for the first time during the year of the award, be in general circulation and have artistic merit and/or innovative security features, the IBNS website says.
The Belarusian banknote was nominated by an IBNS Member Fritz-Juergen Simons.
Once nominations close on 31 January next year, the winner will be decided by a vote of the IBNS, who will consider the artistic merit, design, use of colour, contrast, balance, and security features of each nomination. The winner will be announced at the the first IBNS Board meeting of the year.
Here are 10 rivals that the Belarusian banknote is facing:
|1 Maldives 1,000 Rufiyaa Note
|2 Argentina’s 500 Peso Note
|3 Scotland’s 5 Pound Note
|4 England’s 5 Pound Note
|5 Columbia’s 50,000 Pesos note
||6 Georgia’s 50 Lari Note
|7 Australia’s 5 Dollar Note
||8 India’s 2,000 Rupee Note
|9 New Zealand’s 50 Dollar Note
||10 Sweden’s 100 Kronor Note
Who is the best? Share your opinion in the comments!