Commons:US Banknote Contest/2019

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The 2019 US Banknote Contest is a cross-wiki collaboration focused on images of United States banknotes. The contest will run from November 1 to December 31.

How to participate[edit]

All are invited to participate in the US Banknote Contest.

To participate, add your username to the list and follow the instructions on the worklist page.

Uploading/importing images[edit]

To upload images for this contest, use the contest's campaign page.

Remember to use the proper licence tag and to add your images to the proper categories. See the guide to license tags and the guide to categorization.

A list of online sources where you can find scans of US banknotes can be found here.

To import images from other wikis to Commons, activate the FileExporter beta feature in your preferences on that wiki and follow these instructions.

Rules[edit]

Scoring[edit]

Participants earn points for uploading images of United States banknotes. Images are scored as follows:

Imported images[edit]

Each imported image is worth 5 points times the sum of any applicable multipliers.

Multipliers[edit]

New images[edit]

Each new image is worth 5 points times the sum of any applicable multipliers.

Images that feature both the obverse and reverse of a banknote are worth double points.

Multipliers[edit]
  • x5 tf the image is promoted to featured picture status on any Wikimedia project.
    • x10 if that project is Wikimedia Commons or one of the top 10 Wikipedias.
  • x10 if it has appeared or is scheduled to appear on the main page of any Wikimedia project.
    • x20 if that project is Wikimedia Commons or one of the top 10 Wikipedias.

Eligible images[edit]

In order for an image to be counted and scored in this contest, it must meet the following criteria (see examples):

Awards[edit]

Each participant will be awarded either the Numismatics Barnstar or commemorative "WikiDollars" based on the number of points they receive.

In addition, the top three participants will receive the bronze, silver, and gold wikis.

Participants[edit]

If you wish to participate, add your username to the list (in alphabetical order).