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96 Afghanistan 100 and 1000 Afghanis (600) all in fresh and crisp about UNC - UNC and in original bundles of 100 notes each as if just out of printing. Comprising 3 bundles of 100 Afghanis (300) including Pick 58b SH1369 (200) a consecutively numbered serial numbers 61/Q 0190201 - 61/Q 0190300 together with consecutively numbered 61/Q 5093201 - 61/Q 5093300. The third bundle of Pick 58a SH1358 (100) consecutively numbered serial numbers 45/T 2891389 - 45/T 2891488. Also 3 bundles of 1000 Afghanis Pick 61c SH1370 (300) the first bundle consecutively numbered 16/T 1821601 - 16T 1821700, the second - 54/TH 9622401 - 54/TH 9622500 and the third bundle made of a near consecutively numbered run of 94 notes 9/Y 6945605 - 9/Y 6945706, together with consecutive set of 6 notes 6/A 1300810 - 6/A 1300814. All notes with the Bank's coat of Arms with horseman at upper centre on obverse. The 100 Afghanis in deep red-violet on multi-coloured underprint featuring Farm workers in wheat fields at right on obverse and Hydroelectric dam in mountains on reverse. The 1000 Afghanis in dark brown and deep red-violet on multi-coloured underprint illustrating the Mosque at Mazar-e-Sharif at right on obverse and the Victory Arch near Kabul at left centre on reverse. A very desirable and pleasing group £160 - £220
97 Afghanistan 100, 500 and 1000 Afghanis (300) all in fresh and crisp about UNC - UNC and in original bundles of 100 notes each as if just issued from printing. Comprised of 100 Afghanis Pick 58b SH1369 (100) a consecutively numbered run 59/GH 5912801 - 59/GH 5912900. 500 Afghanis Pick 60b SH1369 (100) in 3 near consecutively numbered sets 51/Z 6913278 - 51/Z 6913380, 51/Z 6913260 - 51/Z 6913265 and 51/Z 2913251 - 51/Z 2913254. And 1000 Afghanis Pick 61c SH1370 (100) serial numbers in a consecutively numbered run 54/TH 9622101 - 54/TH 9622200. Each note with the Bank's Coat of Arms with horseman at upper centre on obverse. The 100 Afghanis in deep red-violet on multi-coloured underprint featuring Farm workers in wheat fields at right on obverse and Hydroelectric dam in mountains on reverse. The 500 Afghanis in Reddish-brown, deep green and deep brown on multi-coloured underprint illustrating horsemen competing in the Buzkashi games at right on obverse and the Fortress at Kabul on left centre on reverse. The 1000 Afghanis in dark brown and deep red-violet on multi-coloured underprint illustrating the Mosque at Mazar-e-Sharif at right on obverse and the Victory Arch near Kabul at left centre on reverse. A very desirable and pleasing group, with the potential to be combined into collectible denomination sets £100 - £150
98 Africa & African Isles circa 1960's to modern (12) including QE2 Annigoni's portrait and all different issuers and denominations in various grades VF-GVF to UNC mostly towards the higher end. Comprising some always collectible notes as the Mauritius QE2 Annigoni's portrait ND 1967 issues(2) consisting of 5 Rupees Pick 30a series A/6 343122 a Scarce signature type together with the highest denomination for the series 50 Rupees Pick 33c series A/6 065724 and Scarce. Sao Tome E Principe (2) consisting of a 1000 Dobras Pick 62 Decreto Lei No. 1/88 dated 4th January 1989 series AD9558540 along with 5000 Dobras Decreto Pick 65c Lei No. 10/04 dated 26th August 2004 series AA3103265 and 2 security threads. Madagascar 2500 Francs = 500 Ariary Pick 72Aa ND 1993 serial number YA5450380 and a beautiful note. Djibouti 2000 Francs Pick 40a ND 1997 series B.001 87122. Comoros 500 Francs Pick 10a ND 1984-2004 series X.1 34983 Banque Centrale issue and signature titles: "Directeur Général" & "President du Conseil d 'Administration". A Swaziland denomination set (4) consisting of a 5 Emalangeni Pick 23a ND 1995 printer Harrison & Sons Ltd. with a VERY LOW serial number AA 000355. 10 Emalangeni Pick 24a ND 1995 printer FC Oberthur, France series AB655178. 20 Emalangeni Pick 25b dated 8th April 1997 printer FC Overture, France series AG971273. And a 50 Emalangeni Pick 26adated 1st April 1995 printer Giesecke & Deviant, Germany series AA5033993. Also a Tunisia 1 Dinar Pick 70 dated 15th October 1973 series B/4 252940. A very desirable and collectible group, certain to attract a sufficient amount of attention £110 - £160
99 Africa (7) a mixed grade group comprising Congo (Democratic Republic / Congo-Kinshasa) Banque National du Congo 100 Francs Pick 6a dated 1st March 1962 serial number AB428928 President Joseph Kasavubu, crowned cranes on obverse and National Assembly building, Kinshasa on reverse. Belgian Congo Banque Centrale du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 10 Francs Pick 30b dated 15th September 1959 serial number B/U 664899 Soldier of the "Force Pulque" (Askari) on obverse and Antelope at right on reverse. Comoros Banque Centrale des Comoros 1000 Francs Pick 11a ND (1984-2004) signature titles "President du Conseil d 'Administration" & "Directeur General" serial number C.2 84864 002784864 Woman at right on obverse and Ylang-Ylang harvest on reverse . Madagascar Banque de Madagascar 5 Francs Pick 35 ND (1937) serial number R.1271 645 31766645 Goddess Juno at left on obverse. Equatorial Guinea Banco Central - Republican de Guinea Equatorial 100 Francs Pick 1 dated Santa Isabel 12th October 1969 serial number 0452750 Banana tree at left on obverse and Coastline Scene with Coat of Arms on reverse. Djibouti Banque National - République de Djibouti 1000 Francs Pick 37e ND (1979-2005) with signature with security thread, long Arabic text at top on back, with microprint frame on both sides serial number T.004 54400 09354400 Woman, passenger trains (Swiss locomotive 12M, built 1950 by Schweizerische Lokomotiv- u. Maschinenfabrik SLM, for Compagnie de Chemin de Fer Franco-Éthiopien) on obverse and Camels on reverse. Mauritania Banque Centrale de Mauritanie 200 Ouguiya Pick 11b dated 28th November 2006 serial number BC9694324A Bowl, canoe on reverse £90 - £180
100 Africa Equatorial & Southern (11) including some early colonial issues and all different issuers and denominations of these exotic notes in various grades mostly in the VF - GVF to about UNC - UNC range. Comprising Congo (Republic) issues (2) 100 Francs Pick 6a dated 1st September 1961 series B814233 along with 1000 Francs Pick 8a dated 1st August 1964 series S 678253,both with no star perforations. Congo Democratic Republic 50 Francs Pick 91Aa dated 4th January 2000 printed by Hotel des Monnaies, Kinshasa,imprint at lower right on back - barely visible. Angola (3) including 50 Centavos Pick 63 dated 1923 series D/8 239277. 1 Angolar Pick 64 dated 14th August 1926 series Ah 085693. And 500 Escudpos Pick 107 dated 10th June 1973 series BL64083. Cameroon 500 Francs Pick 15d dated 1st January 1983 series A.16 26319. Together with Zimbabwe (4) consisting of 2 Dollars Pick 1a Salisbury 1980 signature Dr. D. C. Krogh. 5 Dollars Pick 2e Harare 1994 signature L. Tsumba watermark variety Zimbabwe bird SCWPM Type B. 50 Dollars Pick 8r Harrare 1994 signature L. Tsumba, a Replacement Note prefix AE series 00587939. And 100 Dollars Pick 9a Harrare 1995 signature L. Tsumba. £100 - £200
101 Asia (6) a very diverse and desirable group in mixed grades Japan - Hansatsu Banknote Of The Tokugawa Shogunate Period, Osaka 1 silver Momme Daikoku (Old Man) and rice bales circa 1700's. Malaya 5 Cents George V portrait issue Pick 7b dated 1st July 1941. North Korea 5000 Won Pick 46s1 2002 SPECIMEN with regular serial numbers 429163 watermarked angled view of Arch of Triumph. Malaysia 20 Ringgit Pick 22aND 1982-84 series TC2750361 signature Abdul Aziz Taha.Philippines WW2 period "VICTORY" overprint issues (2) consisting of 20 Pesos Pick 121a "VICTORY" and "CENTRAL BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES" overprint series No.66 (1949) serial number F10906432 signatures Sergio Osmena & J. Hernandez along with 50 Pesos Pick 99a "VICTORY" overprint series 66 (1944) serial number F02429055 lower right signature title "Auditor General". And Macau Banco Nacional Ultramarino 20 Patacas Pick 66 dated 1st September 1996 series AG 028670. £90 - £140
102 Asia South & Southeast 1940's to modern (6) including some George VI issues and all different and interesting notes in mixed grades VF to UNC some with the usual Pinholes. Comprised of Burma British Colonial 10 Rupees Pick 32a George VI facing portrait ND 1947 overprint "Burma Currency Board" signature Deshmukh green serial J/49 256521. India (2) including 1 Rupee George VI Pick 25a 1940 black serial number A/5 374688 and without Plate letter along with 100 Rupees Pick 64b ND signature K. R. Puri (1975-1977) correct Urdu spelling of last word on reverse and without plate letter series AJ/O 862367. Ceylon 50 Cents George VI portrait Pick 45b dated 1st December 1949 serial number A/48 730865. And Sri Lanka examples of the Heritage series 1st January 1991 (2) consisting of 100 Rupees Pick 105b dated 1st January 1991 series J/I 944762 and Corrected version with dot above Tamil letter left on front. Along with a 1000 Rupees Pick 107a dated 1st January 1991 series G/4 605633. A very collectible and desirable group £95 - £150
103 Australia & Canada early 1900's King George V & George VI period issues (3) in average about VF to GVF and very Scarce issues. Comprising the seldom seen Australia Commonwealth Bank 1/2 (Half) Sovereign Pick 15c (McD 14, Rks. 07) ND 1926-33 signatures Riddle & Heathershaw serial number B/17 814179 with signature title at left "Governor / Commonwealth Bank of Australia", an original George V portrait example with some rust and exceptionally scarce note featuring the Goulburn Weir near Nagambie, Victoria - the first major diversion structure for irrigation development in Australia built during Victorian times. This note comes with a collector’s ticket. Accompanied by Canada (2) consisting of a Dominion of Canada fractional 25 Cents Pick 11c dated 2nd July 1923 without "Authorized by R.S.C. Cap. 31" text series H signatures Campbell & Clark, featuring a portrait of Britannia facing right. Along with Bank of Canada 20 Dollars George VI portrait Pick 62c dated 2nd January 1937 signatures Coyne & Towers serial number K/E 4033361 and featuring an allegorical figure on reverse ("Agriculture"). A very pleasing and collectible group, certain to attract significant attention from collectors £70 - £100
104 Australia & Oceania (15) a very attractive amalgamation of different denominations, designs and issuers in various grades VF - GVF to UNC including young Queen Elizabeth II portrait issues and Annigoni's portrait. Comprising New Zealand 10 Dollars Pick 166b ND 1967-81 series Y4 397781 signature Wilks. Australia (3) consisting of 1 Dollar Pick 42a signatures Phillips & Wheeler serial number BTA 998457. 5 Dollars Pick 44e signatures Johnston & Fraser variety with OCR Font best noticeable in the 7 where the leg of the seven is not straight and serial number PNK 001657. And 20 Dollars Polymer Pick 53a 1995 signatures Evans & Fraser serial number BK 95 259787. Vanuatu (2) including 100 Vatu Pick 1a ND 1982 signatures Philip Shing & J. A. Howard series AA647567 together with 1000 Vatu Pick 13 Polymer 2014 (First 2 digits of serial give the year) series AC 14227875. Western Samoa ND 1985 issues (2) consisting of 2 Tala Pick 25 series B 690492 and 10 Tala Pick 27 series B 683055. Also Fiji (7) including the Central Monetary Authority 1 Dollar Pick 71a ND 1974 Annigoni portrait signatures Barnes & Earland series A/8 799530. Together with Reserve Bank issues (6) as 1 Dollar Pick 86 ND 1974 signatures Barnes & Earland series D/16 336681. 2 Dollars Pick 87 ND 1988 series D/9 849000 signature Siwatibau. 5 Dollars Pick 91 ND circa 1991 series B/8 540340 signature Kubuabola. 20 Dollars Pick 107a ND 2002 series AD 744246 signature Narube. 10 Dollars Pick 111a ND 2007 series CD 742285 signature Narube. And 20 Dollars Pick 117 ND 2012 series FFB 2902377 signature Barry Whiteside. A fantastic group with a majority of eye-pleasing designs featuring native men and busy scenes, along with beautiful coastal, nature and wildlife illustrations. £100 - £150
105 Australia (5) in various grades aVF/VF to EF comprising Commonwealth Bank ND (1938-1952) "George VI" Issues including 10 Shillings (3) including Pick 25b (2) serial numbers G/27 837944 & F/62 120600 signatures H. T. Armitage and S. G. McFarlane along with Pick 25d serial number B/18 797639 signatures H. C. Coombs and R. Wilson, both in orange on multicolour underprint featuring King George VI at right on obverse and Allegorical Manufacturers figures at centre on reverse. 1 Pound Pick 26b serial number H/8 478813 signatures H. T. Armitage and S. G. McFarlane and the note in dark green on multicolour underprint featuring portrait of King George VI at right on obverse and Allegorical Pastoral figures shepherds with sheep on reverse. Along with a Reserve Bank of Australia ND (1961-1965) Pound Issue 5 Pounds Pick 35 serial number TC/77 273154 signatures H. C. Coombs and R. Wilson and the note in black on blue underprint featuring Arms at upper left and portrait of Sir John Franklin on obverse and reverse in blue featuring Cattle, sheep and agricultural products across centre reverse. Sir John Franklin was a British Royal Navy officer and explorer of the Arctic. Franklin also served as Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land from 1837 to 1843. He disappeared while on his last expedition, attempting to chart and navigate the Northwest Passage in the North American Arctic £135 - £185
106 Australia Commonwealth & Reserve Bank Coombs and Wilson signatures issues (6) in various grades good Fine - VF including 1 or2 with a Minor cleaning attempts comprising Commonwealth issues (4) including George VI portrait issues pair of 10 Shillings Pick 25d series B/9 425418 and 1 Pound Pick 26d series X/19 661675. Along with ND 1953-60 issues (2) 1 Pound QE2 Pick 30 series HD/70 427369 and 10 Pounds Pick 32 series WA/13 601905, Minor Annotations. Also the Reserve Bank issues (2) 10 Shillings Pick 33 series AH/60 627116 and 5 Pounds Pick 35 series TC/77 796847. £100 - £200
107 Australia Commonwealth 1 Pound Pick 26b ND 1938-1952 signatures Armitage & McFarlane and a nice collectible serial number H/79 000046, GVF. The note in dark green on multicolour underprint featuring a portrait of King George VI at right on obverse and a framed Shepherds with sheep scene on reverse. Watermarked with a bust of Captain James Cook at centre left and "ONE POUND" at lower centre signature panel. A desirable and collectible note £40 - £75
108 Australia Commonwealth Bank 1 Pound King George V Pick 22a (McD 44, Rks. 28) ND 1933-38 signatures Riddle & Sheehan serial number N/56 463189, crisp GVF and Scarce. The note in dark green on multicolour underprint featuring portrait of King George V at right and Australia's Coat of Arms at upper centre on obverse. The reverse depicting Allegorical Pastoral figures - shepherds with Merino sheep and shepherd’s dog. Watermark: Edward VIII, Prince of Wales and denomination in wording ("ONE POUND") at lower centre panel £275 - £325
109 Australia Commonwealth Bank 1 Pound Queen Elizabeth II Pick 30 (McD 50, Rks. 33) ND 1961-65 signatures Coombs & Wilson serial number HB/02 511487, presentable VF. The note in black on green and yellow underprint featuring Australia's Coat of Arms at upper centre and a cameo portrait of young H.M. Queen Elizabeth II looking left on obverse. The reverse illustrating 2 Medals (Charles Sturt 1795 - 1869 & Hamilton Hume 1797 - 1873). Watermarked with a portrait of James Cook FRS with watermark area on reverse with text "James Cook / Endeavour" and denomination in wording at lower centre. £70 - £100
110 Australia Reserve Bank 1 Pound Queen Elizabeth II Pick 34 (McD 52, Rks. 34b) ND 1961-65 signatures Coombs & Wilson serial number HK/62 792114, presentable and relatively crisp VF - GVF. The note in black on green and yellow underprint featuring Australia's Coat of Arms at upper centre and a cameo portrait of young H.M. Queen Elizabeth II looking left on obverse. The reverse illustrating 2 Medals (Charles Sturt 1795 - 1869 & Hamilton Hume 1797 - 1873). Watermarked with a portrait of James Cook FRS with watermark area on reverse with text "James Cook / Endeavour" and denomination in wording at lower centre. £45 - £90
111 Australia Reserve Bank 10 Shillings Pick 33a (McD 25, Rks. 17) ND 1961-65 signatures Coombs & Wilson serial number AG/62 065705, presentable good Fine. The note in dark brown on orange and green underprint featuring Mathew Flinders portrait and Australia's Coat of Arms on obverse. The reverse illustrating the Parliament house, Canberra. Watermarked James Cook and denomination in wording ("HALF") twice at lower centre. £50 - £100
112 Australia Reserve Bank 20 Dollars Pick 41a ND (1966-1972) "Commonwealth of Australia" Dollar Issues signatures Coombs & Wilson (5) a consecutive run serial numbers XAR 973862 through XAR 973866. The notes in black on red, yellow and multi-coloured underprint featuring Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith at right on obverse and Lawrence Hargrave at left, aeronautical devices on reverse. Watermarked Captain James Cook. All GEF - about UNC £85 - £170
113 Bahamas Central Bank 1 Dollars Pick 71Aa series of 2015 signature W. Craig (4) all about UNC - UNC and in 2 consecutively closely numbered pairs including serial numbers AP 100002 & AP 100003 together with AP 100007 & AP 100008. Each note in green on multicolour featuring Sir Lynden O. Pindling on obverse and a Police Band scene on reverse. £20 - £30
114 Bahamas Central Bank 5 Dollars Pick 37b Law of 1974 serial number K 369486 signature W. C. Allen, in a PMG holder and in the Exceptional grade 67EPQ (Exceptional Paper Quality) with very few examples recorded in this outstandingly high grade on the PMG Population Report at the time of writing and along with the fact that this signature variety is much Rarer and sought after than its predecessor makes this note a very desirable example. Orange on multicolour underprint featuring young Queen Elizabeth II at left on obverse and the reverse with a beautiful illustration of the Government House and the Columbus Monument. Printed by Thomas De La Rue & Company and watermarked with a shellfish. This is a unique opportunity for any collector to obtain such a high grade and attractive piece £600 - £1,200
115 Bahamas Government 50 Cents (Half Dollar) Pick 17a Law of 1965 signatures Sands & Higgs (10) all very eye-pleasing examples of the first Dollar system issues, all fresh and crisp UNC and in a consecutively numbered set serial numbers B 650206 - B 650215. Printed by Thomas De La Rue each of these pleasing notes in purple on multicoloured underprint featuring a young portrait of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II on obverse. And a Straw Market scene with Bahama's Coat of Arms at left and Flowers at right on reverse. Watermarked with a shellfish. Always collectible examples and very sought after £70 - £100
116 Bahrain Monetary Agency Law of 1973 (4) in various grades VF-GVF to about UNC - UNC comprising 1/ Dinars (2) consisting of Pick 7 Law of 23/1973 (1973) solid security thread serial number TB597871 and Pick 17 Law of 23/1973 (1996) variety with brown shield in coat of arms and narrow segmented security thread serial number AB823727. A 1 Dinar Pick 8 Law of 1973 serial number FJ 113524. And along with the 20 Dinars Printed by false authorization Pick 16x Law of 1973 narrow segmented security thread and the variety confirmed by a wide space between the prefix letters in the lower right serial number TR 315527 £35 - £55
117 Belize Central Bank & Monetary Authority issues circa 1980's (12) all in about UNC - UNC and comprising Central Bank issues 1 Dollars Pick 38 dated 1st November 1983 Act of 1982 (10) a consecutively numbered set A/8 365242 - A/8 365251. Each note in green on multicoloured underprint, wreath border and no tree tree behind Arms at upper left, a young portrait of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II looking 3/4 left and an underwater reef with fish swarm at centre on obverse. The reverse illustrating House of Representatives, Belmopan and Jaibu stork. All watermarked with the carved head of 'Sleeping Giant'. Together with Monetary Authority 1st June 1980 Ordinance No. 9 of 1976 issues (2) both UNC and very eye-pleasing and always collectible notes comprising the 1 Dollar Pick 38 serial number A/5 043741 in green on multicoloured underprint together with 5 Dollars Pick 39 serial number J/3 577478 in red on multicoloured underprint. Both with no wreath border and linear border of Arms at upper left, a young portrait of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II looking 3/4 left and an underwater reef with fish swarm at centre on obverse. The reverses illustrating House of Representatives, Belmopan. Both watermarked with the carved head of 'Sleeping Giant'. £90 - £140
118 Botswana SPECIMEN Franklin Mint Collectors set Pick CS1 of 5 notes - 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 Pula. All with Maltese Cross prefix, serial numbers 006469, overprinted SPECIMEN in red and come with the original envelope, informative card and Certificates of Authenticity signed William F. Krieg. All notes UNC and a very collectable set £25 - £50
119 British Administration 1950's Queen Elizabeth II portrait issues (2) both in VF comprising Bermuda Government 5 Shillings Pick 18b dated 1st May 1957 serial number Q/1 414049 along with Malaya & British Borneo Board of Commissioners of Currency 1 Dollar Pick 1a dated 21st March 1953 serial number A/90 769221. Both Scarcer and always sought-after collectible examples. The Bermuda 5 Shillings is an example from the last issue before Bermuda changed its system to dollars partly due to the increased tendency to keep their reserves in US dollars, nevertheless Bermuda remained a member of the sterling area £20 - £40
120 British India Fiscal 5 Rupees = 40 Annas Tax Revenue paper Victorian period, uniface and brown featuring Queen Victoria looking left at both left and right, 'X'-like design with denomination at centre and Thomas De La Rue imprint at bottom, VF. Manuscript cursive writing on reverse transcribed at best as "No. 4777 for a Mr W. Morrison of Guernsey (?), For Rupees Five only dated 26th August 1887' signed at bottom and Calcutta mentioned. An interesting piece and very well kept £15 - £30
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Brunei Government mid 1980's issues (3) all in fresh and crisp UNC comprising 1 Ringgit/Dollar Pick 6c dated 1984 serial number A/29 466317, blue. 5 Ringgit/Dollars Pick 7b dated 1986 serial number A/5 865182, green. And the 10 Ringgit/Dollars Pick 8b dated 1986 serial number A/18 107315, in red. All featuring Sultan Hassan al-Bolkiah I on obverse and as watermark and the reverses illustrating Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin mosque, Bandar Seri Begawan. Very pleasing and desirable in this superb grade
£55 - £85
122 Cape Verde Banco de Cabo Verde SPECIMEN notes of the 20th January 1977 "Cabral" issues punch-hole cancelled and serial numbers A/1 000000 (2) both in crisp about UNC - UNC and very Scarce comprising 100 Escudos SPECIMEN number 083 Pick 54s3 SPECIMEN in red diagonally on obverse and reverse and "SPECIMEN OF NO VALUE" imprinted in upper left margin on obverse and reverse. Together with the 500 Escudos SPECIMEN number 0912 Pick 55s1 ESPECIMEN in red diagonally on obverse and reverse. A fascinating pair of these not often seen Specimen notes. The 100 Escudos in red displaying "Cimboa" (one-stringed fiddle) & Amilcar Cabral on obverse and an illustration of Mount Cano (Fogo Island) on reverse. The 500 Escudos in blue featuring Shark & Amilcar Cabral on obverse and the reverse illustrating a view of Port of Mindelo (São Vicente). £80 - £120
123 Caribbean issues circa 1960's onwards (10) a fascinating collection of these always desirable issues and most in very high grades about UNC - UNC. Comprising the Scarce Aruba Central Bank 5 Florin Pick 1a dated 1st January 1986 Flag Issue serial number 0005243481, and a very early, rarely seen in high grades example of this constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Also Bahamas (3) including a Monetary Authority 1 Dollar Pick 27 QE2 portrait Law of 1968 series S396791. Along with Central Bank issuers (2) including 3 Dollars Pick 44 Law of 1974 (1984) QE2 portrait and signature W. C. Allen series A695637 along with a Commemorative Christopher Columbus First Landfall 1492 at San Salvador Island 1 Dollar Pick 50 series C117261. Barbados Central Bank 1 Dollars Pick 29 ND 1973 signature C. Blackman (2) a consecutively numbered pair of these attractive De la Rue printing notes serial numbers F13 711049 & F13 711050. And Dominican Republic including some SPECIMEN notes (4) consisting of 50 Pesos Oro Pick 135a 1991 serial number A232257S signatures Luis Toral Cordoba & Lice lot Marte de Barrios. 100 Pesos Oro Pick 136b 1994 serial number C910320U signatures Mario Read Vittini & Florencio A. Lorenzo Silva. The SPECIMEN notes both series of 1990 and Harrison & Sons Limited print, with 2 punch-hole cancellations at right and black diagonal overprint "ESPECIMEN / MUESTRA SIN VALOR" on obverse and reverse (2) comprised of the 5 Pesos Oro with a SPECIMEN number in the lower margin 000651 serial number D 000000 K. Also the 20 Pesos Oro with a SPECIMEN number in the lower margin 000680 and serial number D 000000 A. £90 - £160
124 Caribbean, Canada & Russia mainly early issues including some George VI portrait issues (7) in various grades Fine to about UNC comprising Scarcer issues as the Barbados Government George VI portrait 1 Dollar Pick 2b dated 1st September 1939 serial number B/D 390891. Jamaica Government George VI portrait 5 Shillings Pick 37a dated 1st November 1940 serial number C/36 93593. Martinique 5 Francs Pick 16b WW2 period ND 1942 issue variety with blue serial number R21 1000 517000. Also, a modern Haiti 20 Gourdes Pick 271 dated 2001 series TL183756. Canada (2) including Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited 10 Cents Voucher - also known as Canadian Tire Money "cash bonus coupon" along with a Fantasy Money 1 Million Dollar Bill in original packaging. And a Russia Siberia & Urals - Irkutsk 200 Rubley Pick S890 dated 1917 series 33 17801 without coupons. A very desirable and collectible group, certain to attract attention £60 - £120
125 China Central Bank 500 Yuan Pick 283a (S/M#C300-244) Year 34 of the Republic (1945) series 100H number 826104, in a PMG holder and graded About UNC 50. Black with light blue national sunbursts in underprint at left and right featuring a portrait of Dr. Sun Yat-sen at centre on obverse and the reverse in light olive-green. Chinese printing by SBNC. £40 - £80
126 China Peoples Bank of China 100 Yuan Polymer Millennium Year 2000 Commemorative issue Pick 902b serial prefix J01 number 175366, UNC. The note in orange, red and green featuring a dragon from "Nine Dragons Wall" (Imperial palace, Peking) at centre, clear window with building image at lower left and OVD at upper right on obverse. The reverse with the China Millennium monument (Center for cultural and scientific fairs) and flying "Apsaras" (cloud girls). Watermarked 2000 over clear window. £200 - £350
127 China Sinkiang Provincial Government Finance Department Treasury 100 Cash Pick S1857 (S/M#H126) Year 21 of the Republic (1932), an Exceptionally Rare note in a PMG holder and the highest graded of 3 examples recorded on the PMG population report at the time of writing About UNC 53 Toning. The obverse with a brown panel and the reverse with green panel, both sides with Chinese and Arabic texts, the reverse with a large square red seal. A very rare note and seldom seen £60 - £100
128 China, Japanese WW2 Occupation and Malaya & British Borneo (7) in various grades good Fine-VF to EF-GEF including a very rare 1 Yen issued 1939 without block number or serial number Pick M16. Also 1, 5, 10 & 100 Yen issued 1940 & 1945. French Indochina 10 Yen Pick M7 1942 Block number 4. Along with the Scarce and always sought after Malaya & British Borneo 10 Dollars Pick 9a dated 1st March 1961 serial number A/37 872393 featuring Farmer ploughing with Ox on obverse. A very desirable group £120 - £240
129 China/Taiwan Bank of Taiwan 1 Yuan Pick R101 (S/M#T74-2) dated 1949 (1963) red overprint "KINMEN" (Quemoy) on reverse Offshore Island Currency serial number A076683L, in a PMG holder with the high grade Choice UNC 64 EPQ (Exceptionally Paper Quality). An upright note in green on yellow underprint featuring a portrait of Dr. Sun Yat-sen at upper centre on obverse and the reverse illustrating a street scene Infront of Bank of Taiwan building at upper centre and a map of Taiwan. Printed by Central Printing Factory, Rarely seen and very desirable note. A desirable note £25 - £40
130 China/Taiwan Bank of Taiwan 10 Yuan Pick R117 (S/M#T75-2) dated 1950 (1964) red overprint "Matsu" on reverse Offshore Island Currency serial number Z029022Y, in a PMG holder and an Exceptionally high grade Gem UNC 66EPQ (Exceptional Paper Quality). An upright note in blue one yellow and multicolour underprint featuring a portrait of Dr. Sun Yat-sen at upper centre on obverse and the reverse illustrating a street scene Infront of Bank of Taiwan building at upper centre and a map of Taiwan. Printed by Central Printing Factory, Rarely seen and very desirable note, especially in this outstanding grade £45 - £65
131 Costa Rica Banco de Costa Rica Unsigned Remainders (4) circa early 1900's and all in About UNC - UNC comprising 5 Pesos Pick S163r1 serial number 82212 featuring a Lion at upper centre on obverse and ornate design and value at left and right on reverse. 10 Pesos Pick S164r serial number 63055 featuring the American & Canadian Horseshoe Falls Niagara on obverse and ornate design Woman's bust at centre on reverse. 10 Pesos Pick S174r Series C number 34866 featuring a Steam passenger train on obverse and Banco de Costa Rica building, San Jose on reverse. 20 Pesos Pick S179r Series C number 08337 featuring the Juan Santamaria monument on obverse and Banco de Costa Rica building, San Jose on reverse. All very colourful and eye-appealing notes, a desirable group. Almost all printed by the American Banknote Company with the exception of the 20 Pesos printed by Waterlow & Sons £75 - £150
132 Cuba (30) mostly UNC includes a few VF to EF-GEF examples comprising sets of Foreign Exchange Certificates comprising 1, 3, 5, 10 and 20 Pesos Series A Pick FX 1 to 5 (2), intended for nationals from socialist countries, Rate of Exchange: 1 Peso = 0.90 Rubbles. 1, 5, 10 and 20 Pesos Series B Pick FX 6 to 9 (2), intended for nationals from capitalist countries, Rate of Exchange: 1 Peso = 1 US$ (2). 1, 3, 5, 10 and 20 Pesos Series D 'Narrow D' variety Pick FX32 to 36 (2), intended for Students which were allowed to Foreign Exchange and Not transferable. Also comes with 2 consecutive SPECIMEN 10 Pesos Oro 1970 Specimen number 009502 & 009502 both series M11 number 000000 overprinted in red "SPECIMEN" on obverse only. A desirable and collectible group £65 - £100
133 Cuba including Specimen notes (23) all in very high grades GEF to UNC comprising 1 and 5 Pesos Specimen notes (13) various dates 1967, 1968 (3), 1970, 1972, 1978, 1980, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 and 1988 along with regular issue 1 Pesos 2016 (7) and 3 Pesos 2005 (3) £55 - £80
134 Cyprus (6) in various grades VG to EF comprising 3 Piastres Pick 28a dated 18th June 1943 George VI series A/1 342034. 500 Mils Pick 42b dated 01.06.1974 series 1/33 031827. 1 Pounds (2) Pick 43b dated 01.05.1973 series H/63 003422 & 01.07.1975 series J/79 083058. 1 Pound Pick 60b dated 01.12.1998 series W527018. Along with the Scarcer Central Bank 5 Pounds Pick 44c dated 1st June 1974 serial number N/124 086770. Blue on multi-coloured underprint featuring Arms at right and map at lower right on obverse and Embroidery and floral design on reverse. A desirable group £80 - £160
135 Cyprus 1960's to modern (12) in various grades VF to about UNC comprising 1 Pound Arms issue Pick 39 dated 1st December 1961 (2) both prefix A/11. 50 Cents Pick 52 dated 1st October 1988 series L849681. 10 Pounds Pick 62a dated 1st October 1997 (5) consecutively numbered set series N619385 - N619389. Along with 2001 issues (4) including 1 Pounds Pick 60c (2), 5 Pounds Pick 61a and 20 Pounds Pick 63b. £75 - £150
136 Cyprus Central Bank 500 Mils Pick 45 dated 1st June 1982 (10) all fresh and crisp about UNC - UNC and in a consecutively numbered run serial numbers B927789 - B927798. All in light brown on green and multi-coloured underprint featuring Woman seated at right on obverse and Yermasoyla Dam on reverse. Printed by Bradbury Wilkinson & Co. (without imprint) and watermarked Moufflon (ram's) head. All bearing the signature of Afxentis Afxentiou £300 - £400
137 Cyprus Central Bank pre Euro issues circa 1980-90's signature Afxentis Afxentiou (4) all in fresh, crisp and attractive about UNC - UNC comprising the Scarce and always desirable 500 Mils Pick 45 dated 1st June 1982 serial number A 935265. 50 Cents Pick 52 last date of issue 1st November 1989 serial number Q198562. And 1 Pounds (2) including Pick 53c dated 1st March 1994 serial number AY 464160 and Pick 57 dated 1st October 1997 serial number N 540184. A very pleasing group that would do a great addition to any Cyprus high grade collection £70 - £110
138 Cyprus mostly late 1980's (6) in high grades GEF to about UNC - UNC comprising 50 Cents Pick 52a (4) in 2 date types 1st April 1987 serial number J882418 along with 1st October 1988 (3) serial numbers N631637, N931635 and N911898. 1 Pound Pick 53a dated 1st November 1989 serial number AB690460. Along with a 2003 issue 5 Pounds Pick 61b dated 1st September 2003 serial number R926481. A desirable group £70 - £120
139 Cyprus early 1980's issues (6) in high grades GEF to about UNC - UNC comprising 500 Mills Pick 45a dated 1st July 1982 serial number B220752, an always desirable note. 50 Cents Pick 49a (4) in 2 date types 1st October 1983 (3) serial numbers D013870, C866145 and C942103 along with 1st December 1984 serial number G935002. And 1 Pound Pick 50a dated 1st November 1982 serial number N092772. A desirable group £85 - £130
140 Eastern Africa (13) a pleasing and desirable collection in various grades VF-GVF to about UNC - UNC and different types, denominations and issuers with no duplication. Comprising Kenya (4) consisting of a 5 Shillings Pick 11b dated 1st January 1975 series B/18 869929, Swahili and English Denomination. Along with the Scarcer earlier issue 20 Shillings (2) Pick 3c last date for type 1st July 1968 series A/18 343107 and English and Arabic numerals and text and Pick 8b dated 1st July 1971 series A/44 316571 English values and text only. Also the highest denomination for the series 100 Shillings Pick 5a first date for type 1st July 1966 series A/6 646215 and English and Arabic numerals and text Scarce. Tanzania (5) including 10 Shillings Pick 2a ND 1966 series AR497986. 100 Shillings (2) consisting of Pick 8c ND 1978 series DN552038 signature at left begins with "C" and Pick 14a ND 1986 series MW 248118 Islands of Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia added on map on reverse. 1000 Shillings Pick 27a ND 1993 series CV 278176. And 10000 Shillings Pick 29a ND 1995 series AJ588534. Together with Uganda (4) consisting of 20 Shillings Pick 7c ND 1973 signature titles "Governor" & "Secretary" series B/51 892993. 50 Shillings (2) including Pick 8c ND 1973 signature titles "Governor" & "Secretary" series C/50 582034 and Pick 30c 1996 with a collectible BINARY serial number MF 888008 signature titles "Governor" & "Secretary" and no Printers imprint on reverse. And 100 Shillings Pick 9c ND 1973 signature titles "Governor" & "Secretary" series D/21 694538. A very collectible group £80 - £140
141 Eastern Caribbean States 1980's to 2000's issues (5) in higher grades mostly UNC includes 2 in GVF and EF examples comprising 1 Dollar QE2 Annigoni portrait ND 1965 series B34 589557. 1 Dollar Pick 17a ND 1985-88 Anguilla not named on map and suffix letter A (Antigua) series A261833A. 5 Dollars Pick 22g1 ND 1988-1993 Anguilla named on map, suffix letter G (Grenada) and signature Sir Secil Jacobs serial number B733164G. 5 Dollars Pick 26k ND 1993 Value at upper left with underplayed square and serial suffix K (St. Kitts) serial number A571350K. And 5 Dollars Pick 42d ND 2003 Central Bank building without extension towards left on obverse and Security Silver Foiled device with fish, suffix D for Dominica series H840756D. An eye-pleasing and always desirable group £50 - £65
142 Eastern Europe 1920's to modern (19) an interesting collection of notes in various grades ranging from VG-Fine/VF-GVF to UNC and all different issuers, denominations and designs without duplication. Comprising Yugoslavia (11) including the Scarcer American printing early Kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes 10 Dinara Pick 21 dated 1st November 1920 series AM366064. Scarce 1930's issues (2) including 10 Dinara Pick 35 dated 20th September 1939 series Г1168 206 and 20 Dinara Pick 30 dated 6th September 1936 series C1262 275, issued in 1941 only as a Serbian note. Along with Social Federal Republic issues (8) consisting of 50 Dinara Pick 101a dated 1st January 1990 series AA 1752499. 100 Dinara Pick 65a dated 1st May 1946 series БВ 395423 without security thread. 500 Dinara (2) including Pick 84a dated 1st August 1970 series DS 408815 without security thread and Pick 106a dated 1st March 1990 series AK 6913614. 1000 Dinara (2) made of Pick 92d dated 4th November 1981 series DR 2552855 and Pick 107 dated 26th November 1990 series AB 2086512. 5000000 Dinara Pick 121 dated 1993 series AG 6574944. And a 1000000 Dinara Pick 99a dated 1st November 1989 with a COLLECTIBLE BINARY serial number AH 0808080. Also a Scarce Czech Republic Statin Banka 500 Korun Pick 2b with adhesive stamp on Pick 93 dated 1973 (1993 issue) prefix W22 number 391910, and these stamped notes very seldom seen. Greece 1000 Drachmas (2) including an early French printing Pick 106 dated 1st May 1935 series AZ046 715342 together with Pick 198b dated 1st November 1970 series 63E 788352 watermark head of Efivos of Andikythira. Hungary (5) comprising a set of Adopengo "Tax Pengo" notes (4) made up of 10.000 (Tizezer) (2) including Pick 143b dated 28th May 1946 with watermark 5 digit serial number D10 45058 Law text on reverse 5th Line reads "5.970/1946" and reverse text paragraph 92mm long. Together with its other variety Pick 143b dated 28th May 1946, with watermark and no serial number and Law text on reverse 5th Line reads "5.970/1946". 100.000 (Egyszazezer) Pick 144a dated 28th May 1946, with watermark and serial number E16 79924 and Law text on reverse 5th Line reads "5.970/1946". 10.000.000 (Tizmillio) Pick 141a dated 25th May 1946 no watermark or serial number. Also comes with a 2000 Forint Commemorative special prefix issue "Magyar Millennium" - 1000 Years of Hungarian State commemorative issue Pick 186a dated 2000 series MM 0037448. A very desirable and collectible group, especially the early issues which in contrast with the modern issues are seldom seen £105 - £160
143 Egypt & Middle East (21) an exciting combination of countries and various denominations in mixed grades most in VF-GVF to UNC, including 2 notes in VG and Fine. Comprising Egypt (10) consisting of 25 Piastres Pick 57e dated 3rd August 2004 series 332/S 0785806 brown security thread with Arabic numeral "25". 1 Pound Pick 50g dated 23rd December 2003 series 429/L 1543916. 10 Pounds (2) including Pick 32b dated 1955 series SSH/29 076848 signature Saad. And Pick 51c dated 17th June 1985 series 109/D 4479272. 20 Egyptian Pounds Pick 52b dated 11th December 1986 series 48/L 4553891. 100 Pounds Pick 67 dated 27th June 2005 series 47/N 7174003. Also United Arab Republic 5 Piastres Pick 180a Law 50 of 1940 signature El Baghdadi titled "Vice-President and Minister of Treasury" (2) a near consecutive pair series Z/15 233272 & Z/15 233274. And Arab Republic of Egypt 10 Piastres Pick 183g Law of 1940 series A/42 521082 signature Loutfy titled Minister of Finance. Saudi Arabia 1 Riyal Pick 11b Law AH 1379 (1961-68) series 155/606403. Yemen (Arab Republic) issues (6) including 5 Rials Pick 2b ND 1967 series A/8 180894. 10 Rials (2) consisting of Pick 13a ND 1973 series A/30 734029 and Pick 18b ND 1983 series J/41 322597. 20 Rials (2) made of Pick 9a ND 1971 series A/1 027791 and Pick 19c ND 1985 bank title on reverse on tan underprint with vertical lines. Also a 50 Rials Pick 10a ND 1971 series 1/A 743756. United Arab Emirates ND 1982 Latent numeral over watermark area issues (2) consisting of 5 Dirhams Pick 7a series 11/H 582013 and 10 Dirhams Pick 8a series 2/J 922045. Also a set of Iraq (3) Gulf War Soldier captured stamped Certified Official Ministry of Defence 5, 10 and 25 Dinars - Pick 70, 71 and 72 respectively. For ease of readability countries and their respective SCWPM references list here - Egypt 32b, 50g, 51c, 52b, 57e, 67a, 180a (2), 183g. Saudi Arabia 11b. Yemen (Arab Republic) 2b, 9a, 10a, 13a, 18b, 19c. U.A.E 7a & 8a. Iraq 70, 71 and 72. £110 - £160
144 Egypt Arab Republic & Central Bank group of ERROR notes (5) in EF to UNC and comprising different issues and errors such as a Central Bank 1 Pound similar to Pick 50d dated 1987 series 193/L 9499106, and a possible error at print with red and blue vertical lines across note on both sides. Along with Arab Republic (4) including a 10 Piastres similar to Pick 184b Law of 1940 series 456616 black overprint possibly cancelled. 5 Piastres (3) including similar to Pick 182j double printed on obverse with second printing in black and slightly offset with 2 different series A/65 and B/66 and different numbers 549973 and 021541, the reverse underprint fainted. Along with notes similar to Pick 190A Law of 1940 signature Hassanein (2) misaligned serial numbers and cancelled, the first cancelled with 3 horizontal orange lines the second with 2 red diagonal lines. An interesting group £60 - £80
145 Egypt Arab Republic 10 Piastres an uncut sheet of 2 notes similar to Pick 187 but no signature on obverse - El Ghareeb still printed on reverse and titled Minister of Finance, serial numbers or date overprint can be observed, EF or about. Each of the notes in black and orange featuring the Sphinx and pyramids at right on obverse. The reverse illustrating Mohammed Ali mosque, Cairo. Each note still watermarked with King Tut's Mask. £65 - £80

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