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  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
A > ANGOLA (Angolan paper money)
Angolan bank note - click to enlarge P104a TBB B428a 3A 20 escudos 10/06/1973 UNC $ 48.65
20 Angolan Escudos banknote uncirculated (10/06/1973)Upland Cotton plant on reverse. Luís Vaz de Camões, Poet, (1524-1580) wearing a Laurel crown & as watermark.Holding a quill & a book. Signatures Governor & administrator: Mario Angelo Morais Oliveira & Gustavo Neto de Miranda. Segmented security thread.

P104a TBB B428a 3A 20 escudos 10/06/1973 UNC $ 48.65

Angolan bank note - click to enlarge

Upland Cotton plant on reverse. Luís Vaz de Camões, Poet, (1524-1580) wearing a Laurel crown & as watermark.Holding a quill & a book. Signatures Governor & administrator: Mario Angelo Morais Oliveira & Gustavo Neto de Miranda. Segmented security thread.

C > CYPRUS (Cypriot paper money)
Cypriot bank note - click to enlarge P41c TBB B301l M55 250 mils 01/08/1976 UNC $ 66.72
250 Cypriot Mils banknote uncirculated (01/08/1976)Prefix M55. Fruit at left. Arms at right. Signature: Christakis Costas Stephani. Printer BWC. Watermark: Eagle head. Dove bird carrying olive branch. Map note. Skouriotissa Mine near Lefka on back. Railroad train, buildings, trees. Solid security thread.

P41c TBB B301l M55 250 mils 01/08/1976 UNC $ 66.72

Cypriot bank note - click to enlarge

Prefix M55. Fruit at left. Arms at right. Signature: Christakis Costas Stephani. Printer BWC. Watermark: Eagle head. Dove bird carrying olive branch. Map note. Skouriotissa Mine near Lefka on back. Railroad train, buildings, trees. Solid security thread.

G > GERMAN EAST AFRICA (German East African paper money)
German East African bank note - click to enlarge P45     20 rupien 15/03/1915 VF $ 201.55
20 German East African Rupien banknote very fine (15/03/1915)Issued by German East African Bank. Printer: German East African newspaper G.m.b.H, Dar es Salaam. Lilac. Tear which has a tape mark visible from where someone has tried to mend it. One vertical centre fold.See scan. Tabora, March 15, 1915. Serial 51212.

P45 20 rupien 15/03/1915 VF $ 201.55

German East African bank note - click to enlarge

Issued by German East African Bank. Printer: German East African newspaper G.m.b.H, Dar es Salaam. Lilac. Tear which has a tape mark visible from where someone has tried to mend it. One vertical centre fold.See scan. Tabora, March 15, 1915. Serial 51212.

L > LIBYA (Libyan paper money)
Libyan bank note - click to enlarge P33b TBB B501b IE11 1/4 dinar (1972) UNC $ 104.25
1/4 Libyan Dinar banknote uncirculated (1972)Heraldic Eagle Coat of Arms at left and as watermark. With Arabic inscription at base of watermark (1972). Doorway on back. IE/11 prefix. Solid security thread. Signature: Kasem M. Sherlala. Serial numbers in Arabic and English 6 digits.

P33b TBB B501b IE11  1/4 dinar (1972) UNC $ 104.25

Libyan bank note - click to enlarge

Heraldic Eagle Coat of Arms at left and as watermark. With Arabic inscription at base of watermark (1972). Doorway on back. IE/11 prefix. Solid security thread. Signature: Kasem M. Sherlala. Serial numbers in Arabic and English 6 digits.

P > PARAGUAY (Paraguayan paper money)
Paraguayan bank note - click to enlarge P194a TBB B810a   5 guaranies L1952 UNC $ 27.80
5 Paraguayan Guaranies banknote uncirculated (L1952 ) Girl holding jug at right. Hotel Guarani on back. Thomas de la Rue, London Signatures:Oscar Stark Rivarola & César Romeo Acosta Banco Central del Paraguay

P194a TBB B810a 5 guaranies L1952  UNC $ 27.80

Paraguayan bank note - click to enlarge

Girl holding jug at right. Hotel Guarani on back. Thomas de la Rue, London Signatures:Oscar Stark Rivarola & César Romeo Acosta Banco Central del Paraguay

H > HUNGARY > US Hungarian Fund (Hungarian paper money)
Hungarian bank note - click to enlarge PS143r1   F 5 egy forint (1852) aUNC $ 26.41
5 Hungarian Egy Forint banknote about uncirculated (1852) Unissued remainder. Issued by Penzjegy. Ministry of Finance in Philadelphia PA. Printer: Toppan, Carpenter, Casilear & Co, Philadelphia PA. Allegorical woman. Arm with hammer. Beehive. Hungarian Coat of Arms. Uniface note. Lovely engraving.

PS143r1 F 5 egy forint (1852) aUNC $ 26.41

Hungarian bank note - click to enlarge

Unissued remainder. Issued by Penzjegy. Ministry of Finance in Philadelphia PA. Printer: Toppan, Carpenter, Casilear & Co, Philadelphia PA. Allegorical woman. Arm with hammer. Beehive. Hungarian Coat of Arms. Uniface note. Lovely engraving.

Y > YUGOSLAVIA (Yugoslavian paper money)
Yugoslavian bank note - click to enlarge P18a TBB B119a   80 kronen 01/02/1919 EF $ 215.45
80 Yugoslavian Kronen banknote extremely fine (01/02/1919)No folds, but softening to corners and ageing signs. Scarce note. 80 kronen on 20 dinara. Farmers ploughing. Oxen.The original note was never issued. Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

P18a TBB B119a 80 kronen 01/02/1919 EF $ 215.45

Yugoslavian bank note - click to enlarge

No folds, but softening to corners and ageing signs. Scarce note. 80 kronen on 20 dinara. Farmers ploughing. Oxen.The original note was never issued. Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

Yugoslavian bank note - click to enlarge P7 TBB B107   20 kronen (1919) VG $ 29.89
20 Yugoslavian Kronen banknote very good (1919)Purple Croatian adhesive stamp and overprint on Austria 13. Tears in body of the note and stains. Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

P7 TBB B107 20 kronen (1919) VG $ 29.89

Yugoslavian bank note - click to enlarge

Purple Croatian adhesive stamp and overprint on Austria 13. Tears in body of the note and stains. Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes.

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