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Last updated 20 February 2017

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Featured bank notes:

  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
S > SCOTLAND > Clydesdale Bank PLC (Scottish paper money)
Scottish bank note - click to enlarge P235b   W/HS 5 pounds 13/02/2016 UNC £ 15.00
5 Scottish Pounds banknote uncirculated (13/02/2016)Signature David J Duffy. 1st prefix. . Low serials W/HS 000466-.Sir William Arrol. The Forth Bridge, Sir William Arrol's most famous construction.The Titan Crane. Spark Orbital map of Scotland.

P235b W/HS 5 pounds 13/02/2016 UNC £ 15.00

Scottish bank note - click to enlarge

Signature David J Duffy. 1st prefix. . Low serials W/HS 000466-.Sir William Arrol. The Forth Bridge, Sir William Arrol's most famous construction.The Titan Crane. Spark Orbital map of Scotland.

S > SCOTLAND > Royal Bank Of Scotland (Scottish paper money)
Scottish bank note - click to enlarge PNew   AA 5 pounds 11/02/2016 UNC £ 15.00
5 Scottish Pounds banknote uncirculated (11/02/2016)Signature: Ross McEwan. Nan Shepherd, Novelist and Poet. Two Mackeral fish on the reverse. Polymer note.

PNew AA 5 pounds 11/02/2016 UNC £ 15.00

Scottish bank note - click to enlarge

Signature: Ross McEwan. Nan Shepherd, Novelist and Poet. Two Mackeral fish on the reverse. Polymer note.

C > CHINA > Taiwan (Chinese paper money)
Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1930b     10 yen (1945) VF £ 85.00
10 Chinese Yen banknote very fine (1945)Lanterns on road to Great Shrine of Taiwan. Stained. Block number 18. Coastline with lighthouse, eagle

P1930b 10 yen (1945) VF £ 85.00

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Lanterns on road to Great Shrine of Taiwan. Stained. Block number 18. Coastline with lighthouse, eagle

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1937     10 yuan 1946 aUNC £ 12.00
10 Chinese Yuan banknote about uncirculated (1946)Bank building at left. Sun Yat-sen at centre. Map at right. Naval battle scene on reverse. Map note

P1937 10 yuan 1946 aUNC £ 12.00

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Bank building at left. Sun Yat-sen at centre. Map at right. Naval battle scene on reverse. Map note

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1972     5 yuan 1961 aUNC £ 14.00
5 Chinese Yuan banknote about uncirculated (1961)Sun Yat-sen at left.House and Tower at right.

P1972 5 yuan 1961 aUNC £ 14.00

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Sun Yat-sen at left.House and Tower at right.

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1973     5 yuan 1961 aUNC £ 15.00
5 Chinese Yuan banknote about uncirculated (1961)SYS at left. Printer CPF. House with a tower at right. Z-P prefix.

P1973 5 yuan 1961 aUNC £ 15.00

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

SYS at left. Printer CPF. House with a tower at right. Z-P prefix.

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1982a     50 yuan 1972 aUNC £ 7.00
50 Chinese Yuan banknote about uncirculated (1972)SYS at left. Printer CPF. Chungshan building on reverse.

P1982a 50 yuan 1972 aUNC £ 7.00

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

SYS at left. Printer CPF. Chungshan building on reverse.

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1983a     100 yuan 1972 UNC £ 8.00
100 Chinese Yuan banknote uncirculated (1972)SYS at left. Printer CPF. Palace on reverse.

P1983a 100 yuan 1972 UNC £ 8.00

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

SYS at left. Printer CPF. Palace on reverse.

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