Prices in Click here for GBP Click here for USD Click here for EUR
GBP US dollars Euro

Last updated 03 July 2020

Welcome to Kate's Paper Money – a web site for collectors of world banknotes and lovers of numismatics everywhere


Latest: 

More


Introduction to Banknotes and Banknote Collecting written by the IBNS IBNS Guide More


Featured bank notes:

  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
C > CHINA > Central Bank of China (Chinese paper money)
Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P228a   E-F 10 yuan 1940 UNC $ 18.75
10 Chinese Yuan banknote uncirculated (1940)Sun Yat-sen at right. Printer Chunghwa Book Co Ltd. S/M C300-140. No security thread. No watermark. Guilloche patterns. Signatures: D.L.Lichia & Huang Xiufeng. Measures 70mm X 137mm.

P228a E-F 10 yuan 1940 UNC $ 18.75

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Sun Yat-sen at right. Printer Chunghwa Book Co Ltd. S/M C300-140. No security thread. No watermark. Guilloche patterns. Signatures: D.L.Lichia & Huang Xiufeng. Measures 70mm X 137mm.

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P287a   AN 1,000 yuan 1945 aUNC $ 106.25
1,000 Chinese Yuan banknote about uncirculated (1945)Sun Yat-sen at left. Chinese printer 8 characters. Corner crease. Measures 178mm x 78mm. Red seals at lower left and right.S/M: C300-255. Lilac underprint.

P287a AN 1,000 yuan 1945 aUNC $ 106.25

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Sun Yat-sen at left. Chinese printer 8 characters. Corner crease. Measures 178mm x 78mm. Red seals at lower left and right.S/M: C300-255. Lilac underprint.

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P330a   K 100 custom gold units 1930 aUNC $ 43.75
100 Chinese Custom Gold Units banknote about uncirculated (1930) Sun Yat-sen. Signatures: Li Chun Hsiao & Dien I.Ming. Printer: American Bank Note Company. Customs House building in Shanghai. Vertical format note. No watermark or security thread. S/M C301-12.

P330a K 100 custom gold units 1930 aUNC $ 43.75

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Sun Yat-sen. Signatures: Li Chun Hsiao & Dien I.Ming. Printer: American Bank Note Company. Customs House building in Shanghai. Vertical format note. No watermark or security thread. S/M C301-12.

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P353a     5,000 custom gold units 1947 EF $ 33.75
5,000 Chinese Custom Gold Units banknote extremely fine (1947) Sun Yat-sen. Printer: Chung HWA Book Co. Ltd. S/M: C301-45. Customs House building in Shanghai. Signatures: Ping Liang & Y.M. Dien. No security thread or watermark. 62mm x 150mm.

P353a 5,000 custom gold units 1947 EF $ 33.75

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Sun Yat-sen. Printer: Chung HWA Book Co. Ltd. S/M: C301-45. Customs House building in Shanghai. Signatures: Ping Liang & Y.M. Dien. No security thread or watermark. 62mm x 150mm.

H > HONG KONG > Chartered Bank (Paper money from Chartered Bank)
Chartered Bank bank note - click to enlarge P77b TBB B372b CT 10 dollars 01/01/1981 UNC $ 15.00
10 Chartered Bank Dollars banknote uncirculated (01/01/1981)Mythological carp fish at right. Central Bank headquarters building in Central district. Coatof Arms at centre. Lion Rampant. Unicorn Rampant. Solid security thread with printed CBHK. Printer: TDLR. Signatures: J.A.M Doherty & W.C. L Brown.

P77b TBB B372b CT 10 dollars 01/01/1981 UNC $ 15.00

Chartered Bank bank note - click to enlarge

Mythological carp fish at right. Central Bank headquarters building in Central district. Coatof Arms at centre. Lion Rampant. Unicorn Rampant. Solid security thread with printed CBHK. Printer: TDLR. Signatures: J.A.M Doherty & W.C. L Brown.

I > INDONESIA (Indonesian paper money)
Indonesian bank note - click to enlarge P68a TBB B530a   50 rupiah 1959 UNC $ 23.13
50 Indonesian Rupiah banknote uncirculated (1959)Sunflower at centre. White bellied Fish eagle on back. Signatures: Mr. Loekman Hakim and TRB. Sabaroedin. Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Co, Ltd. Watermark: Coat of Arms . Solid security thread.

P68a TBB B530a 50 rupiah 1959 UNC $ 23.13

Indonesian bank note - click to enlarge

Sunflower at centre. White bellied Fish eagle on back. Signatures: Mr. Loekman Hakim and TRB. Sabaroedin. Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Co, Ltd. Watermark: Coat of Arms . Solid security thread.

Indonesian bank note - click to enlarge P78a TBB B405b EAV 1 rupiah 1961 UNC $ 3.75
1 Indonesian Rupiah banknote uncirculated (1961)Four workers in a rice paddy. Printer: PT Perjetakan Kebajoran IMP. No security thread. No watermark.

P78a TBB B405b EAV 1 rupiah 1961 UNC $ 3.75

Indonesian bank note - click to enlarge

Four workers in a rice paddy. Printer: PT Perjetakan Kebajoran IMP. No security thread. No watermark.

K > KOREA (Korean paper money)
Korean bank note - click to enlarge P38a TBB B420a 2 1 yen (1945) EF/AU $ 31.25
1 Korean Yen banknote extremely fine / about uncirculated (1945)Block number 2. No folds, tonal marks visible. Kim Yook Shin at right. Bank of Chosen. Cherry blossom. Printer: Japanese Imperial Government Cabinet Printing Bureau. No security thread. No watermark.

P38a TBB B420a 2 1 yen (1945) EF/AU $ 31.25

Korean bank note - click to enlarge

Block number 2. No folds, tonal marks visible. Kim Yook Shin at right. Bank of Chosen. Cherry blossom. Printer: Japanese Imperial Government Cabinet Printing Bureau. No security thread. No watermark.

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