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Last updated 29 March 2017

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Featured bank notes:

  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
I > INDONESIA (Indonesian paper money)
Indonesian bank note - click to enlarge P61 TBB B523a   1,000 rupiah 1958 UNC £ 25.00
1,000 Indonesian Rupiah banknote uncirculated (1958)Man making a silver plate. Red brown. Wmk: Buffalo. Signature: Mr. Loekman Hakim and TRB. Sabaroedin. Watermark: Bull's head. Printer: P.T Pertjetakan Kebajoran Imp.

P61 TBB B523a 1,000 rupiah 1958 UNC £ 25.00

Indonesian bank note - click to enlarge

Man making a silver plate. Red brown. Wmk: Buffalo. Signature: Mr. Loekman Hakim and TRB. Sabaroedin. Watermark: Bull's head. Printer: P.T Pertjetakan Kebajoran Imp.

Indonesian bank note - click to enlarge P80b TBB B407a   1 rupiah 1964 UNC £ 20.00
1 Indonesian Rupiah banknote uncirculated (1964)Without Pertjetakan Kebarjoran at bottom. President Soekarno, the first Indonesian president. Dancer on reverse. Watermark: Soekarno. Printer: Pertjetakan Kebajorah. Signature: R. M. Notohamiprodjo

P80b TBB B407a 1 rupiah 1964 UNC £ 20.00

Indonesian bank note - click to enlarge

Without Pertjetakan Kebarjoran at bottom. President Soekarno, the first Indonesian president. Dancer on reverse. Watermark: Soekarno. Printer: Pertjetakan Kebajorah. Signature: R. M. Notohamiprodjo

J > JERSEY (Paper money from Jersey)
Jersey bank note - click to enlarge P11a TBB B111a HB 1 pound (1976) aEF £ 7.00
1 Jersey Pound banknote about extremely fine (1976)Queen Elizabeth II on face wearing a tiara. Jersey buttercup flower. Painting by John Singleton Copley. Solid security thread. Watermark: Jersey cow head. Printer: De La Rue. Signature John Clennett.HB prefix.

P11a TBB B111a HB 1 pound (1976) aEF £ 7.00

Jersey bank note - click to enlarge

Queen Elizabeth II on face wearing a tiara. Jersey buttercup flower. Painting by John Singleton Copley. Solid security thread. Watermark: Jersey cow head. Printer: De La Rue. Signature John Clennett.HB prefix.

Jersey bank note - click to enlarge P12a TBB B112a AB 5 pounds (1976) VF £ 30.00
5 Jersey Pounds banknote very fine (1976) Signature: J Clennett. AB first series. "Elizabeth Castle" by George Woolfe.. Queen Elizabeth II wearing tiara on face. Jersey Fern flower. Solid security thread. Watermark: Jersey cow head. Printer: De La Rue

P12a TBB B112a AB 5 pounds (1976) VF £ 30.00

Jersey bank note - click to enlarge

Signature: J Clennett. AB first series. "Elizabeth Castle" by George Woolfe.. Queen Elizabeth II wearing tiara on face. Jersey Fern flower. Solid security thread. Watermark: Jersey cow head. Printer: De La Rue

Jersey bank note - click to enlarge P13b TBB B113b FB 10 pounds (1988) VF+ £ 30.00
10 Jersey Pounds banknote very fine + (1988)Queen Elizabeth II on face wearing a tiara. Signature: Leslie May. Printer De La Rue. Victoria College on back. Flower. Shield. FB prefix.

P13b TBB B113b FB 10 pounds (1988) VF+ £ 30.00

Jersey bank note - click to enlarge

Queen Elizabeth II on face wearing a tiara. Signature: Leslie May. Printer De La Rue. Victoria College on back. Flower. Shield. FB prefix.

S > SRI LANKA (Sri Lankan paper money)
Sri Lankan bank note - click to enlarge P121b TBB B120b P48 2,000 rupees 03/07/2006 UNC £ 35.00
2,000 Sri Lankan Rupees banknote uncirculated (03/07/2006)Elephant procession, Sigiriya Castle ruins.Flag. Signatures: Mahinda Rajapaksa & Ajith Nivard Cabraal. De La Rue. Wmk: Lion holding whip, electrotype sword, cornerstones. StarChrome windowed security thread with demetalized SRI LANKA RS 2000 & butterfly.

P121b TBB B120b P48 2,000 rupees 03/07/2006 UNC £ 35.00

Sri Lankan bank note - click to enlarge

Elephant procession, Sigiriya Castle ruins.Flag. Signatures: Mahinda Rajapaksa & Ajith Nivard Cabraal. De La Rue. Wmk: Lion holding whip, electrotype sword, cornerstones. StarChrome windowed security thread with demetalized SRI LANKA RS 2000 & butterfly.

Sri Lankan bank note - click to enlarge P124b TBB B124b V156 50 rupees 02/04/2015 UNC £ 1.30
50 Sri Lankan Rupees banknote uncirculated (02/04/2015)Printer:Del La Rue. Signatures: Ravi Karunanayake & Lakshman Arjuna Mahendran. Lion holding whip with sword. Blue Oakleaf butterfly. Ancient stone arch, railway, train. Bridge at Manampitiya. Sri Lanka dull blue fly catcher bird. Yakbera drummer.

P124b TBB B124b V156 50 rupees 02/04/2015 UNC £ 1.30

Sri Lankan bank note - click to enlarge

Printer:Del La Rue. Signatures: Ravi Karunanayake & Lakshman Arjuna Mahendran. Lion holding whip with sword. Blue Oakleaf butterfly. Ancient stone arch, railway, train. Bridge at Manampitiya. Sri Lanka dull blue fly catcher bird. Yakbera drummer.

Sri Lankan bank note - click to enlarge P125b TBB B125b U363 100 rupees 02/04/2015 UNC £ 2.00
100 Sri Lankan Rupees banknote uncirculated (02/04/2015)Printer:Del La Rue. Signatures: Ravi Karunanayake & Lakshman Arjuna Mahendran. Lion holding whip with sword. Autumn leaf Butterfly. Laxapana Waterfall. Sri Lanka Orange billed Babbler bird. Mridangam drummerr.

P125b TBB B125b U363 100 rupees 02/04/2015 UNC £ 2.00

Sri Lankan bank note - click to enlarge

Printer:Del La Rue. Signatures: Ravi Karunanayake & Lakshman Arjuna Mahendran. Lion holding whip with sword. Autumn leaf Butterfly. Laxapana Waterfall. Sri Lanka Orange billed Babbler bird. Mridangam drummerr.

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