PRINTER ABBREVIATIONS USED ON THE WEBSITE:
ABNC -American Bank Note Company
BABC -British American Bank Note Co
BEPP Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Peking
BWC -Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co
CBNC -Canadian Bank Note Co
CdM -Casa de Moeda
CHB -Chung Hua Book
CPF -Central Print Factory
DLR- De La Rue
FCOF- Francois-Charles Oberthur Fiduciaire
G&D -Giesecke &Devrient
H&S -Harrisons & SOns
HBPC -Hungarian Banknote Printing Company
HKB Hong Kong Banknote
HKP- Hong Kong Printing Press
IBNC -International Bank Note Co
JEZ Johan Enschede en Zonen
OFZ- Orell Fussli, Zurich
P&B- Perkins & Bacon
PBC- Perkins, Bacon & Co
SBNC -Security Bank Note Company
TDLR -Thomas De La Rue
UPP -United Publishers &Printers
USBN -U.S. Banknote
W&S -Waterlow &Sons
WPS-Watson Printing Company
REFERENCES BOOKS USED ON THE WEBSITE:
TBB: The Banknote Book by Owen W. Linzmayer
BNYB: Banknote Year Book published by Token Publishing
DGY: Vincent Duggleby English Paper Money book edited by Pam West
GPM - Greek Paper Money Catalogue 1822-2002 by Nick Angelopoulos
S/M: Smith Matravers Chinese Banknotes Book
SWPMC Standard World Paper Money Catalogue
Outing: The Standard Catalogue of the Provincial Banknotes of England & Wales by Roger Outing
A stamp or form of printing added to the note after it was produced. Used often in times of Inflation or for a change in Issuing Bank or Authority.
Notes that do not run in sequence and have been issued to replace a damaged or misprinted notes. Usually they have a different Prefix or a Symbol that identifies them.
A note intended for circulation between banks or for press publicity. It is usually issued with a security SPECIMEN overprint or holes punched into the actual note featuring zero serial numbers 000000.
a note that is printed on one side only.
A security device visible when the note is help up to the light.
Last updated 26/06/2018