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  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
G > GREAT BRITAIN > 1902-1918 John Gordon NAIRNE (British paper money)
British bank note - click to enlarge P304a. TBB B161a 17/D 5 pounds 20/05/1915 aVF $ 945.00
5 British Pounds banknote about very fine (20/05/1915)White five pound. Signature:John Gordon Nairne. 17/D. Duggleby: B208b. Banknote Yearbook: BE10. Britannia with shield, spear & beehive. TBB:B161a16. Some marks visible, see scan of actual note. Numeral '71' handstamped on reverse.

P304a. TBB B161a 17/D 5 pounds 20/05/1915 aVF $ 945.00

British bank note - click to enlarge

White five pound. Signature:John Gordon Nairne. 17/D. Duggleby: B208b. Banknote Yearbook: BE10. Britannia with shield, spear & beehive. TBB:B161a16. Some marks visible, see scan of actual note. Numeral '71' handstamped on reverse.

B > BELGIUM (Belgian paper money)
Belgian bank note - click to enlarge P104a TBB B565c   1000 francs = 200 belgas 26/10/1938 F/VF $ 37.80
1000 Belgian Francs = 200 Belgas banknote fine / very fine (26/10/1938)Staining on note, see scan. King Albert, Queen …lisabeth, allegorical woman "Plenty". Linnen Hall (Lakenhal) in Ypern. Serial number on face only. Sign: Sontag & Janssen.

P104a TBB B565c 1000 francs = 200 belgas 26/10/1938 F/VF $ 37.80

Belgian bank note - click to enlarge

Staining on note, see scan. King Albert, Queen …lisabeth, allegorical woman "Plenty". Linnen Hall (Lakenhal) in Ypern. Serial number on face only. Sign: Sontag & Janssen.

S > SCOTLAND > British Linen Bank (Scottish paper money)
Scottish bank note - click to enlarge P159bb   X4 20 pounds 18/05/1954 EF $ 567.00
20 Scottish Pounds banknote extremely fine (18/05/1954)PMOS: BL68e.BNYB: SC235b. Signature: A.P.Anderson. DIDAT emblem at centre, 20 either side. BLB in red underprint. Red sunburst underprint. 206mm x 130mm approx. With silk security threads. Printer: Waterlow and Sons. Edinburgh, 18th May 1954.

P159bb X4 20 pounds 18/05/1954 EF $ 567.00

Scottish bank note - click to enlarge

PMOS: BL68e.BNYB: SC235b. Signature: A.P.Anderson. DIDAT emblem at centre, 20 either side. BLB in red underprint. Red sunburst underprint. 206mm x 130mm approx. With silk security threads. Printer: Waterlow and Sons. Edinburgh, 18th May 1954.

C > CANADA (Canadian paper money)
Canadian bank note - click to enlarge P97d TBB B360d AYM 20 dollars 1991 UNC $ 63.00
20 Canadian Dollars banknote uncirculated (1991)Queen Elizabeth II at left. Coat of Arms. Common loon bird. No security thread. No Watermark. Signatures: Malcolm D.Knight & David Allison Dodge. Printer:: BABN.

P97d TBB B360d AYM 20 dollars 1991 UNC $ 63.00

Canadian bank note - click to enlarge

Queen Elizabeth II at left. Coat of Arms. Common loon bird. No security thread. No Watermark. Signatures: Malcolm D.Knight & David Allison Dodge. Printer:: BABN.

C > CHINA > Central Bank of China (Chinese paper money)
Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P328a     20 custom gold units 1930 aUNC $ 17.96
20 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.

P328a 20 custom gold units 1930 aUNC $ 17.96

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.

P > PERU (Peruvian paper money)
Peruvian bank note - click to enlarge PS602     20 centavos on 1 Sol 01/10/1921 EF $ 119.70
20 Peruvian Centavos On 1 Sol banknote extremely fine (01/10/1921)Native American in headress facing left at centre. Printer El Oriente. Iquitos Revolution 1921 Series B. Guillermo Cervantes was Revolutionary leader at Iquitos

PS602 20 centavos on 1 Sol 01/10/1921 EF $ 119.70

Peruvian bank note - click to enlarge

Native American in headress facing left at centre. Printer El Oriente. Iquitos Revolution 1921 Series B. Guillermo Cervantes was Revolutionary leader at Iquitos

S > SCOTLAND > Royal Bank Of Scotland (Scottish paper money)
Scottish bank note - click to enlarge P322a.   E1 1 pound 01/09/1940 VF+ $ 113.40
1 Scottish Pound banknote very fine + (01/09/1940) PMOS ref RB55b BNYB SC802c Signature: Speed. Royal Bank of Scotland buildings in Edinburgh and Glasgow on back. Athena. Unicorn. Allegorical woman Printer: W. & A. K Johnston Ltd, Edinburgh

P322a. E1 1 pound 01/09/1940 VF+ $ 113.40

Scottish bank note - click to enlarge

PMOS ref RB55b BNYB SC802c Signature: Speed. Royal Bank of Scotland buildings in Edinburgh and Glasgow on back. Athena. Unicorn. Allegorical woman Printer: W. & A. K Johnston Ltd, Edinburgh

Scottish bank note - click to enlarge P327a   A1. 1 pound 01/09/1967 aUNC $ 50.40
1 Scottish Pound banknote about uncirculated (01/09/1967)A/1first series. David Dale at left. Coat of Arms at right. Bank Head Office in Edinburgh, Glasgow Chief office. Signature:Robertson. PMOS:RB63. BNYB: SC805.

P327a A1. 1 pound 01/09/1967 aUNC $ 50.40

Scottish bank note - click to enlarge

A/1first series. David Dale at left. Coat of Arms at right. Bank Head Office in Edinburgh, Glasgow Chief office. Signature:Robertson. PMOS:RB63. BNYB: SC805.

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