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Featured bank notes:

  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
G > GERMANY > Bielefeld Notgeld Silk & Linen notes (German paper money)
German bank note - click to enlarge PNIP1     500 mark 21/10/22 aUNC $ 65.00
500 German Mark banknote about uncirculated (21/10/22)Bielefeld silk note. Woodrow Wilson at right. Handstamp

PNIP1 500 mark 21/10/22 aUNC $ 65.00

German bank note - click to enlarge

Bielefeld silk note. Woodrow Wilson at right. Handstamp

I > IRAN (Iranian paper money)
Iranian bank note - click to enlarge P136c TBB B268d   200 rials (1982-) UNC $ 3.00
200 Iranian Rials banknote uncirculated (1982-)Grand Mosque in Yazdat centre. Tractor and workers. Ruhollah Khomeini as watermark. Signatures: Moshen Nourbakhsh & Hossein Namazi. Solid security thread with Farsi script. Printer: TDLR.

P136c TBB B268d 200 rials (1982-) UNC $ 3.00

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge

Grand Mosque in Yazdat centre. Tractor and workers. Ruhollah Khomeini as watermark. Signatures: Moshen Nourbakhsh & Hossein Namazi. Solid security thread with Farsi script. Printer: TDLR.

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge P140g TBB B275g   100 rials (1985-) UNC $ 1.50
100 Iranian Rials banknote uncirculated (1985-)Seyed Hassan Modarres at right and as watermark. Signatures: Ebrahim Sheibani & Safdar Hosseini. Islamic Assembly building in Tehran.Solid security thread with Farsi script. Printer: TDLR.

P140g TBB B275g 100 rials (1985-) UNC $ 1.50

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge

Seyed Hassan Modarres at right and as watermark. Signatures: Ebrahim Sheibani & Safdar Hosseini. Islamic Assembly building in Tehran.Solid security thread with Farsi script. Printer: TDLR.

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge P141l TBB B277j   2,000 rials (1986-) UNC $ 3.00
2,000 Iranian Rials banknote uncirculated (1986-)Watermark: Mohammed Famihdeh in his youth. Signatures: Moshen Nourbakhsh & Hossein Namazi. Revolutionists. Kaaba at the Holy Mosque in Mecca on reverse. Solid security thread with Fasi script. Printer: TDLR.

P141l TBB B277j 2,000 rials (1986-) UNC $ 3.00

Iranian bank note - click to enlarge

Watermark: Mohammed Famihdeh in his youth. Signatures: Moshen Nourbakhsh & Hossein Namazi. Revolutionists. Kaaba at the Holy Mosque in Mecca on reverse. Solid security thread with Fasi script. Printer: TDLR.

M > MALDIVES (Paper money from Maldives)
Maldives bank note - click to enlarge Pnew10 TBB B216a B 10 rufiyaa 05/10/2015 UNC $ 3.00
10 Maldives Rufiyaa banknote uncirculated (05/10/2015)Embossed symbols featured. Printer: (TDLR) No security thread. Signature: Azeema Adam.Safeguard Polymer. Watermark is a shadow image of the Coat of Arms. Traditional drum. Toddy tapper climbing coconut palm tree.

Pnew10 TBB B216a B 10 rufiyaa 05/10/2015 UNC $ 3.00

Maldives bank note - click to enlarge

Embossed symbols featured. Printer: (TDLR) No security thread. Signature: Azeema Adam.Safeguard Polymer. Watermark is a shadow image of the Coat of Arms. Traditional drum. Toddy tapper climbing coconut palm tree.

G > GREECE > National Bank of Greece (Greek paper money)
Greek bank note - click to enlarge P52     25 drachmai 01/03/1915 F/VF $ 194.50
25 Greek Drachmai banknote fine / very fine (01/03/1915)G Stavros at left. Arms of King George I at right. Two women, Commerce & Agriculture at centre. Hermes as a child sitting on a dolphin. Printer: ABNC. Slight scuffing to back of note at right. Scan of actual note for sale.

P52 25 drachmai 01/03/1915 F/VF $ 194.50

Greek bank note - click to enlarge

G Stavros at left. Arms of King George I at right. Two women, Commerce & Agriculture at centre. Hermes as a child sitting on a dolphin. Printer: ABNC. Slight scuffing to back of note at right. Scan of actual note for sale.

Greek bank note - click to enlarge P54     5 drachmai 1911 VF $ 57.50
5 Greek Drachmai banknote very fine (1911)G Stavros at left. Arms of King George I at right. Athena on back.Printer: ABNC. Scan of actual note for sale

P54 5 drachmai 1911 VF $ 57.50

Greek bank note - click to enlarge

G Stavros at left. Arms of King George I at right. Athena on back.Printer: ABNC. Scan of actual note for sale

Greek bank note - click to enlarge P54     5 drachmai 1916 VF $ 65.00
5 Greek Drachmai banknote very fine (1916)G Stavros at left. Arms of King George I at right. Athena on back. Printer: ABNC. Scan of actual note for sale

P54 5 drachmai 1916 VF $ 65.00

Greek bank note - click to enlarge

G Stavros at left. Arms of King George I at right. Athena on back. Printer: ABNC. Scan of actual note for sale

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