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Last updated 18 February 2019

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Featured bank notes:

  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
A > AUSTRALIA (Australian paper money)
Australian bank note - click to enlarge P57a TBB B225a EA02 5 dollars 2002 UNC £ 17.00
5 Australian Dollars banknote uncirculated (2002) Queen Elizabeth II at centre.Old & new Parliament Houses in Canberra on back. Signatures: Ian John Macfarlane & Ken Ross Henry. Coat of Arms. Watermark: shadow image. No security thread. Printer NPA

P57a TBB B225a EA02 5 dollars 2002 UNC £ 17.00

Australian bank note - click to enlarge

Queen Elizabeth II at centre.Old & new Parliament Houses in Canberra on back. Signatures: Ian John Macfarlane & Ken Ross Henry. Coat of Arms. Watermark: shadow image. No security thread. Printer NPA

Australian bank note - click to enlarge P57a TBB B225a BA02 5 dollars 2002 UNC £ 17.00
5 Australian Dollars banknote uncirculated (2002) Queen Elizabeth II at centre.Old & new Parliament Houses in Canberra on back. Signatures: Ian John Macfarlane & Ken Ross Henry. Coat of Arms. Watermark: shadow image. No security thread. Printer NPA

P57a TBB B225a BA02 5 dollars 2002 UNC £ 17.00

Australian bank note - click to enlarge

Queen Elizabeth II at centre.Old & new Parliament Houses in Canberra on back. Signatures: Ian John Macfarlane & Ken Ross Henry. Coat of Arms. Watermark: shadow image. No security thread. Printer NPA

E > ECUADOR (Ecuadorian paper money)
Ecuadorian bank note - click to enlarge P123a   VZ 100 sucres 20/04/1990 UNC £ 10.00
100 Ecuadorian Sucres banknote uncirculated (20/04/1990)Portrait of Simon Bolivar at centre. Coat of Arms with Eagle bird at centre on reverse. Without Printer's Name & Without "Sociedad Anonima" Issue.

P123a VZ 100 sucres 20/04/1990 UNC £ 10.00

Ecuadorian bank note - click to enlarge

Portrait of Simon Bolivar at centre. Coat of Arms with Eagle bird at centre on reverse. Without Printer's Name & Without "Sociedad Anonima" Issue.

C > CHINA > Japanese Puppet Banks (Chinese paper money)
Chinese bank note - click to enlarge PJ14a   D-UJ 100 yuan 1942 aUNC £ 30.00
100 Chinese Yuan banknote about uncirculated (1942)Blue signature. Sun Yat-sen. at ctr. Sun Yat-sen. Mausoleum at centre on back. Block D-U/J

PJ14a D-UJ 100 yuan 1942 aUNC £ 30.00

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Blue signature. Sun Yat-sen. at ctr. Sun Yat-sen. Mausoleum at centre on back. Block D-U/J

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge PJ15a   CM 500 yuan 1942 EF £ 95.00
500 Chinese Yuan banknote extremely fine (1942)Sun Yat-sen.. Central Reserve Bank of China. Watermark 500 Yuan. Kwangtung at lower left and right. Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum. Block CM-KV. SM: C297-36a.

PJ15a CM 500 yuan 1942 EF £ 95.00

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Sun Yat-sen.. Central Reserve Bank of China. Watermark 500 Yuan. Kwangtung at lower left and right. Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum. Block CM-KV. SM: C297-36a.

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge PJ2a   D-R 5 cents 1940 aUNC £ 9.00
5 Chinese Cents banknote about uncirculated (1940)Central Reserve Bank of China. Watson printing company. Block D-R. Ageing discolouration signs at edges of margin, no harsh folds. Sun Yat-sen mausoleum on reverse.

PJ2a D-R 5 cents 1940 aUNC £ 9.00

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Central Reserve Bank of China. Watson printing company. Block D-R. Ageing discolouration signs at edges of margin, no harsh folds. Sun Yat-sen mausoleum on reverse.

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge PJ2b   C3 5 fen=5 cents 1940 EF £ 6.00
5 Chinese Fen=5 Cents banknote extremely fine (1940)Block letter and number. C3, No folds, some marks, see scan. Central Reserve Bank of China. Sun Yat-sen mausoleum on reverse. Watson printing company. S/M C297-5

PJ2b C3 5 fen=5 cents 1940 EF £ 6.00

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Block letter and number. C3, No folds, some marks, see scan. Central Reserve Bank of China. Sun Yat-sen mausoleum on reverse. Watson printing company. S/M C297-5

U > UGANDA (Ugandan paper money)
Ugandan bank note - click to enlarge P29bR TBB B133b ZZ 20 shillings 1988 Au-unc £ 55.00
20 Ugandan Shillings banknote about uncirculated, counting crease (1988)Coat of Arms at left. Map of Uganda at centre. Solid security thread. Bank Emblem. Bank on back. Printer: TDLR. Signatures: Suleiman Kiggundu & James Kahoza. Watermark: Crested crane. Without TDLR imprint on back. ZZ REPLACEMENT NOTE.

P29bR TBB B133b ZZ 20 shillings 1988 Au-unc £ 55.00

Ugandan bank note - click to enlarge

Coat of Arms at left. Map of Uganda at centre. Solid security thread. Bank Emblem. Bank on back. Printer: TDLR. Signatures: Suleiman Kiggundu & James Kahoza. Watermark: Crested crane. Without TDLR imprint on back. ZZ REPLACEMENT NOTE.

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