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Last updated 23 April 2019

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Featured bank notes:

  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
A > ARGENTINA (Argentinean paper money)
Argentinean bank note - click to enlarge PNew500   H 500 pesos 2016 UNC $ 61.10
500 Argentinean Pesos banknote uncirculated (2016)Suffix H. Map.Jaguar Trees. Printer: Sociedad del Estado Casa de Moneda, Buenos Aires. Solid security thread. Green-to-blue windowed security thread with demetalized $500 BCRA. Watermark:Jaguar. Fauna and flora series. Printer: S E CASA DE MONEDA.

PNew500 H 500 pesos 2016 UNC $ 61.10

Argentinean bank note - click to enlarge

Suffix H. Map.Jaguar Trees. Printer: Sociedad del Estado Casa de Moneda, Buenos Aires. Solid security thread. Green-to-blue windowed security thread with demetalized $500 BCRA. Watermark:Jaguar. Fauna and flora series. Printer: S E CASA DE MONEDA.

G > GREECE > Bank of Greece (Greek paper money)
Greek bank note - click to enlarge P100b     1,000 drachmai 04/11/1926 aUNC $ 13.00
1,000 Greek Drachmai banknote about uncirculated (04/11/1926)George Stavros at centre. Without signature under red bar at right. The Lion Gate of Mycenae on reverse. Printer: ABNC. GPM CA101.

P100b 1,000 drachmai 04/11/1926 aUNC $ 13.00

Greek bank note - click to enlarge

George Stavros at centre. Without signature under red bar at right. The Lion Gate of Mycenae on reverse. Printer: ABNC. GPM CA101.

G > GREECE > Inflation Issues (Greek paper money)
Greek bank note - click to enlarge P126a     500,000 drachmai 20/03/1944 UNC $ 8.13
500,000 Greek Drachmai banknote uncirculated (20/03/1944)Head of Zeus at left. Ears of wheat on reverse. GPM cat. ref: CA.137. Printed in Athens. No watermark or security thread. Small Prefix & small serial number.

P126a 500,000 drachmai 20/03/1944 UNC $ 8.13

Greek bank note - click to enlarge

Head of Zeus at left. Ears of wheat on reverse. GPM cat. ref: CA.137. Printed in Athens. No watermark or security thread. Small Prefix & small serial number.

Greek bank note - click to enlarge P126b     500,000 drachmai 20/03/1944 UNC $ 8.13
500,000 Greek Drachmai banknote uncirculated (20/03/1944)Head of Zeus at left. Ears of wheat on reverse. GPM cat. ref: CA.137. Printed in Athens. No watermark or security thread. Large serial no with small suffix.

P126b 500,000 drachmai 20/03/1944 UNC $ 8.13

Greek bank note - click to enlarge

Head of Zeus at left. Ears of wheat on reverse. GPM cat. ref: CA.137. Printed in Athens. No watermark or security thread. Large serial no with small suffix.

Greek bank note - click to enlarge P129b     10,000,000 drachmai 1944 Au-unc $ 10.40
10,000,000 Greek Drachmai banknote about uncirculated, counting crease (1944)Small suffix and small serial number. GPM cat. ref: CA.140. No watermark or security thread. Printed in Athens. Decorative design. Minor corner softening from age, no folds or creases.

P129b 10,000,000 drachmai 1944 Au-unc $ 10.40

Greek bank note - click to enlarge

Small suffix and small serial number. GPM cat. ref: CA.140. No watermark or security thread. Printed in Athens. Decorative design. Minor corner softening from age, no folds or creases.

G > GREECE > National Bank of Greece (Greek paper money)
Greek bank note - click to enlarge P58     2 1/2 drachmai L1922 VF $ 39.00
2 1/2 Greek Drachmai banknote very fine (L1922)Left Half. Greece P54 5 drachmai note cut in half = 2 1/2 drachmai. Under the law of 25th March 1922 many National Bank notes were cut in half. The left half remained legal tender, at half face value, until 1927. CA56a

P58 2 1/2 drachmai L1922 VF $ 39.00

Greek bank note - click to enlarge

Left Half. Greece P54 5 drachmai note cut in half = 2 1/2 drachmai. Under the law of 25th March 1922 many National Bank notes were cut in half. The left half remained legal tender, at half face value, until 1927. CA56a

P > PORTUGAL (Portugese paper money)
Portugese bank note - click to enlarge P178b   CHP 100 escudos 24/02/1981 UNC $ 15.60
100 Portugese Escudos banknote uncirculated (24/02/1981) Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage at left and as watermark. Rossio Square in Lisbon. Signatures: Manuel Jacinto Nunes & Joaquim Cavaqueiro Mestre. Book. Quill & ink. Coat of Arms. Banco de Portugal

P178b CHP 100 escudos 24/02/1981 UNC $ 15.60

Portugese bank note - click to enlarge

Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage at left and as watermark. Rossio Square in Lisbon. Signatures: Manuel Jacinto Nunes & Joaquim Cavaqueiro Mestre. Book. Quill & ink. Coat of Arms. Banco de Portugal

U > UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (Paper money from United Arab Emirates)
United Arab Emirates bank note - click to enlarge P30e TBB B234a   100 dirhams 2012 UNC $ 59.80
100 United Arab Emirates Dirhams banknote uncirculated (2012)Fahidi Fort. Saker Falcon bird. Trade Centre Tower in Dubai. OVI. Coat of Arms. Silver Foil stamp of Castle Tower. Watermark: Saker Falcon head, electrtype 100 & coffee pot. 3mm wide windowed security thread with demetalized UAE 100.

P30e TBB B234a 100 dirhams 2012 UNC $ 59.80

United Arab Emirates bank note - click to enlarge

Fahidi Fort. Saker Falcon bird. Trade Centre Tower in Dubai. OVI. Coat of Arms. Silver Foil stamp of Castle Tower. Watermark: Saker Falcon head, electrtype 100 & coffee pot. 3mm wide windowed security thread with demetalized UAE 100.

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