Surprisingly, this is a debate that rages online by many commentators, newspapers and
institutions. There are books about it, and even an annual award for the world’s most
beautiful banknote from the International Bank Note Society (IBNS).
So here are the notes that appear most commonly or have been
voted the most beautiful by a range of websites.
The Cook Islands
São Tomé and Príncipe
If you want more background and information about these countries and their banknotes, checkout these two links in particular:
Oh, and the one they all miss that I would place on the
list, is the Czech Koruna notes, especially the 500 Koruna:
And the 2,000 Koruna:
I suppose these ones are missed because we think cheques will disappear before cash?