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Last updated 23 August 2016

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Featured bank notes:

  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
B > BRAZIL (Brazilian paper money)
Brazilian bank note - click to enlarge PA250b   97A 1 mil reis (1885) F $ 253.50
1 Brazilian Mil Reis banknote fine (1885)Arms at left. Dom Pedro II at centre. Seated woman at right. 2 serial numbers. Printer: ABNC. Thesouro Nacional. Series 97A. Estampa 6A. Serial 87261. Pencil numeric graffiti on back - "100-"

PA250b 97A 1 mil reis (1885) F $ 253.50

Brazilian bank note - click to enlarge

Arms at left. Dom Pedro II at centre. Seated woman at right. 2 serial numbers. Printer: ABNC. Thesouro Nacional. Series 97A. Estampa 6A. Serial 87261. Pencil numeric graffiti on back - "100-"

E > EGYPT (Egyptian paper money)
Egyptian bank note - click to enlarge PPnew10 TBB B339   10 pounds 02/07/2015 UNC $ 3.50
10 Egyptian Pounds banknote uncirculated (02/07/2015)Signature: Hesham Ramez. Sphinx. New security added: latent image at lower left front, wider windowed security thread to right of vignette on front.

PPnew10 TBB B339 10 pounds 02/07/2015 UNC $ 3.50

Egyptian bank note - click to enlarge

Signature: Hesham Ramez. Sphinx. New security added: latent image at lower left front, wider windowed security thread to right of vignette on front.

N > NEW ZEALAND (Paper money from New Zealand)
New Zealand bank note - click to enlarge PNew10 TBB B138 AF 10 dollars 2015 UNC $ 14.50
10 New Zealand Dollars banknote uncirculated (2015)Polymer. Whio birds. Kate Sheppard.

PNew10 TBB B138 AF 10 dollars 2015 UNC $ 14.50

New Zealand bank note - click to enlarge

Polymer. Whio birds. Kate Sheppard.

T > TAJIKISTAN (Paper money from Tajikistan)
Tajikistan bank note - click to enlarge P19a   FA 100 somoni 1999 UNC $ 41.50
100 Tajikistan Somoni banknote uncirculated (1999)Ismoili Somoni. Presidential palace, Dushanbe.

P19a FA 100 somoni 1999 UNC $ 41.50

Tajikistan bank note - click to enlarge

Ismoili Somoni. Presidential palace, Dushanbe.

Tajikistan bank note - click to enlarge P21   HA 200 somoni 2010 UNC $ 62.50
200 Tajikistan Somoni banknote uncirculated (2010) Nusratullo Makhsum. National Library, Dushanbe

P21 HA 200 somoni 2010 UNC $ 62.50

Tajikistan bank note - click to enlarge

Nusratullo Makhsum. National Library, Dushanbe

U > USA (American paper money)
American bank note - click to enlarge PNIP46     100 dollars 1962 EF+ $ 188.50
100 American Dollars banknote extremely fine + (1962)Features John C. Calhoun, Father of the States Rights. Interest stamped on rvs - Savannah. T41. Corner fold and "320A" written on the back in pencil.

PNIP46 100 dollars 1962 EF+ $ 188.50

American bank note - click to enlarge

Features John C. Calhoun, Father of the States Rights. Interest stamped on rvs - Savannah. T41. Corner fold and "320A" written on the back in pencil.

V > VANUATU (Paper money from Vanuatu)
Vanuatu bank note - click to enlarge P18   AA 10,000 vatu 2010 UNC $ 162.50
10,000 Vanuatu Vatu banknote uncirculated (2010)Polymer. Melanesian chief. Building. Totems

P18 AA 10,000 vatu 2010 UNC $ 162.50

Vanuatu bank note - click to enlarge

Polymer. Melanesian chief. Building. Totems

G > GREECE > Zagora Farmers Partnership (Greek paper money)
Greek bank note - click to enlarge PNIP 50,     50,000 drachmai 1945 aUNC $ 1,820.00
50,000 Greek Drachmai banknote about uncirculated (1945)50,000 overprinted on 100 drachmai; very scarce note. Greek Paper Money Ref: CA.387

PNIP 50, 50,000 drachmai 1945 aUNC $ 1,820.00

Greek bank note - click to enlarge

50,000 overprinted on 100 drachmai; very scarce note. Greek Paper Money Ref: CA.387

International Bank Note Society (IBNS) Life Membership No. 164
Latin American Banknote Society (LANSA) Membership No. 1464