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Last updated 17 January 2020

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Featured bank notes:

  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
A > AUSTRIA (Austrian paper money)
Austrian bank note - click to enlarge P78     1,000 kronen 02/01/1922 Au-unc $ 11.70
1,000 Austrian Kronen banknote about uncirculated, counting crease (02/01/1922) Oesterreichisch-ungarische Bank. Austrian Management. Woman with flowers in her hair at right. Series 1138. No watermark.

P78 1,000 kronen 02/01/1922 Au-unc $ 11.70

Austrian bank note - click to enlarge

Oesterreichisch-ungarische Bank. Austrian Management. Woman with flowers in her hair at right. Series 1138. No watermark.

I > INDONESIA (Indonesian paper money)
Indonesian bank note - click to enlarge P21 TBB B106c   5 rupiah 01/01/1947 aUNC $ 19.50
5 Indonesian Rupiah banknote about uncirculated (01/01/1947)Sukarno at left. Green. Signature: Mr. Sjafruddin Prawiranegara. Two block control letters, 1 upper case, 2nd lower case. Printer: Percetakan Canisius or G.Kolff & Co, Malang. Republik Indonesia.

P21 TBB B106c 5 rupiah 01/01/1947 aUNC $ 19.50

Indonesian bank note - click to enlarge

Sukarno at left. Green. Signature: Mr. Sjafruddin Prawiranegara. Two block control letters, 1 upper case, 2nd lower case. Printer: Percetakan Canisius or G.Kolff & Co, Malang. Republik Indonesia.

M > MADAGASCAR (Madagascan paper money)
Madagascan bank note - click to enlarge P79a TBB B315a A 10,000 francs (1995) EF/AU $ 10.40
10,000 Madagascan Francs banknote extremely fine / about uncirculated (1995)Two staple holes. Old man at right. Statuette & local artifacts at centre. Artisans at work. Tortoises. Signature: Raoul Joelson Ravelomanana . Watermark: Zebu cattle head. Printer: Banque de France. Segmented security thread & Solid security thread.

P79a TBB B315a A 10,000 francs (1995) EF/AU $ 10.40

Madagascan bank note - click to enlarge

Two staple holes. Old man at right. Statuette & local artifacts at centre. Artisans at work. Tortoises. Signature: Raoul Joelson Ravelomanana . Watermark: Zebu cattle head. Printer: Banque de France. Segmented security thread & Solid security thread.

P > POLAND (Polish paper money)
Polish bank note - click to enlarge P23     1 marka 23/08/1919 VF+ $ 14.95
1 Polish Marka banknote very fine + (23/08/1919)Coat of Arms. Queen Jadwiga at right. Crowned eagle on reverse. Polska Krajowa Kasa Pozyczkowa. Small serial numbers.

P23 1 marka 23/08/1919 VF+ $ 14.95

Polish bank note - click to enlarge

Coat of Arms. Queen Jadwiga at right. Crowned eagle on reverse. Polska Krajowa Kasa Pozyczkowa. Small serial numbers.

R > RUSSIA (Russian paper money)
Russian bank note - click to enlarge P1     1 ruble 1898 G/VG $ 5.20
1 Russian Ruble banknote good / very good (1898 )Tsarist Empire. Issued by Gosudarstvenniy Bank. Coat of Arms. Monogram of Tsar Nikolay II. Signature may vary from scan.

P1 1 ruble 1898  G/VG $ 5.20

Russian bank note - click to enlarge

Tsarist Empire. Issued by Gosudarstvenniy Bank. Coat of Arms. Monogram of Tsar Nikolay II. Signature may vary from scan.

Russian bank note - click to enlarge P107a     50 rubles 1921 VF+ $ 26.00
50 Russian Rubles banknote very fine + (1921)Strip of two notes. Poorly cut, see scan. Watermark: lozenges. Issued by the Treasury.

P107a 50 rubles 1921 VF+ $ 26.00

Russian bank note - click to enlarge

Strip of two notes. Poorly cut, see scan. Watermark: lozenges. Issued by the Treasury.

V > VIETNAM WAR PROPAGANDA LEAFLETS (Vietnamese paper money)
Vietnamese bank note - click to enlarge PProp1       (1966) aUNC $ 11.70
Vietnamese banknote about uncirculated (1966)Leaflet 146-66-R. Featuring a B-52 Stratofortress plane dropping bombs on the front. "Now you have experienced the terrible rain of death and destruction its bombs have caused"

PProp1   (1966) aUNC $ 11.70

Vietnamese bank note - click to enlarge

Leaflet 146-66-R. Featuring a B-52 Stratofortress plane dropping bombs on the front. "Now you have experienced the terrible rain of death and destruction its bombs have caused"

Vietnamese bank note - click to enlarge PProp3       (1961-75) Au-unc $ 11.70
Vietnamese banknote about uncirculated, counting crease (1961-75)JUSPAO Leaflet 2563. Chieu Hoi symbol. "The Chieu Hoi Call. At the age of 20, you have lived a life of hardship. But it is no match for the suffering of the innocent. The young are being thrown into death. These deaths are certain and without a doubt..."

PProp3   (1961-75) Au-unc $ 11.70

Vietnamese bank note - click to enlarge

JUSPAO Leaflet 2563. Chieu Hoi symbol. "The Chieu Hoi Call. At the age of 20, you have lived a life of hardship. But it is no match for the suffering of the innocent. The young are being thrown into death. These deaths are certain and without a doubt..."

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