Top 5 most beautiful banknotes of the world

Since 2005, the International banknote society IBNS holding a contest for the best cash bill. In the list of leaders, tend to be banknotes with maximum artistic value and advanced elements of protection against counterfeiting. Recently the society published a list of favorites, released in 2018 — among them were even the Russian 100-ruble banknote, issued in honor of the world Cup. Looks like the five leaders, why does she deserve such attention?

All of the following bills, in addition to its beautiful appearance, made of high-tech materials. Most of them, including the favorite from Russia, made of a polymer substrate. It has a high resistance to wear and greatly complicate the manufacturing of fakes — thanks to him, Australia and New Zealand almost disappeared counterfeiting.

Fifth place — $ 40 Solomon Islands

These Islands are located in the South-Western Pacific ocean, so there is nothing surprising in the fact that the design is made in ocean style. On the front side depicts a man blowing a sea shell. On the back part are two canoe — on one sit the children, and the other is a man with a paddle. Also on the bill, you notice the diver, fish and a turtle.

Fourth place — 100 RUB

The Russian note was issued in honor of the world Cup in 2018. The front side depicts a boy with a football in hand, and the legendary goalkeeper Lev Yashin. On the back part of bearing the image of a soccer ball, symbolizing the globe. It is noteworthy that the quality of the material was used the same polymer substrate with high resistance to wear.


Third place — 500 NOK

This bill flaunts a rescue ship Norwegian shipbuilder Colin Archer. On his ship, polar Explorer Fridtjof Nansen attempted the conquest of the North pole, and Explorer Roald Amundsen successfully carried out a landing on the South pole.

Second place — 200 CHF

This bill shows the very unusual picture — three fingers, indicating three coordinate axes. They represent spatial dimensions of matter and talk about the scientific side of Switzerland. On the reverse side of the banknote depicts an elementary particle from the Big Bang. For counterfeit protection we used 15 items, among which there is even a hologram of the stages of development of the Universe.

First place — 10 canadian dollars

Best money bill 2018 was the canadian banknote $ 10. It depicts the portrait of black businesswoman viola Desmond, who made a huge contribution to the fight against racial segregation in Canada. The back side shows open in 2014, the Canadian Museum for human rights, which encompasses many issues, from bullying to genocide.

In the past two years, first place went to the Swiss banknotes. So, in 2017, the winner was 10 Swiss francs with the hand of the conductor and earth. In 2016, the favorite steel of CHF 50 with the dandelion and the glider.