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London Coins Auction 166
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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India Government 5 Rupees : World Banknotes

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 165
World Banknotes Set ND 1948/1949 Independence from the transition to Republic (4) comprising looks like Pick 34 unlisted series 1E 000000 Peacock at right obverse & Sailing boat reverse. looks like Pick 35 unlisted series 1A 000000 Chinze at right obverse & Woman spinning wheel reverse. looks like Pick 36 unlisted series 1A 000000 Peacock at right obverse & Man riding elephant lifting log reverse. looks like Pick 37 unlisted series 1C 000000 Rangoon dated 1st January 1948 Peacock at centre Chinze at right obverse & Farmer and oxen on reverse. All UNC and single faint stain on each note these however not extending into design. Extremely Rare. When Burma gained independence from the British, it became a republic and the heading on the note was changed to GOVERNMENT OF THE UNION OF BURMA. As the Burma Currency Board notes increased in number, it was decided to demonetize all those notes marked "Legal Tender in Burma Only" from 1st July 1948. This set has been given to Mr. Sidney , Office of the High Commissioner for the United Kingdom who had been working with the UK & Burma Currency Board at the time and the set had stayed in possession of the family ever since. Comes with the contemporary brown envelope abbreviated at top left O.H.M.S (On His Majesty's Service) and the Royal Cypher G.R. of King at bottom left. Part of a diplomat's group of Burma coins and notes which was accompanied by the original Burma Currency Board Secretary's compliment slip and note to the original recipient Mr. Sidney Wellington, Office of the High Commissioner for the United Kingdom with this original documentation accompanying the Burma Proof Coin set listed in the coin section
£2,000 London Coins : A165 : Lot 865 : Burma Specimen Set ND 1948/1949 Independence from the British transition to Republic (4) comprising ... London Coins : A165 : Lot 865 : Burma Specimen Set ND 1948/1949 Independence from the British transition to Republic (4) comprising ...

Auction 163
World Banknotes Government dated 22nd June 1915 series SC/56 011691, signed M.M.S. Gubbay, (PickA6a), spindle hole as usually seen, in holder graded 25EPQ Very Fine, Exceptional Paper Quality, rare with the EPQ at this grade
£550

Auction 162
World Banknotes Government issued 1928 - 1935 series T/2 695809, King portrait to right, signed J.W. Kelly, (Pick15b), pinholes to the left, pressed good VF
£240 London Coins : A162 : Lot 267 : India Government 5 Rupees issued 1928 - 1935 series T/2 695809, King George V portrait to right, sig... London Coins : A162 : Lot 267 : India Government 5 Rupees issued 1928 - 1935 series T/2 695809, King George V portrait to right, sig...

Auction 162
World Banknotes Government (2), issued 1928 - 1935 series S/11 549571, King George V portrait at right, signed J.W. Kelly, (Pick15a), usual 2 holes to the left, VF, 5 Rupees issued 1937 series J/33 529666, King portrait at right, signed J.B. Taylor, (Pick18a), usual 2 holes to the left, Uncirculated
£160 London Coins : A162 : Lot 266 : India Government (2), 5 Rupees issued 1928 - 1935 series S/11 549571, King George V portrait at righ... London Coins : A162 : Lot 266 : India Government (2), 5 Rupees issued 1928 - 1935 series S/11 549571, King George V portrait at righ...

Auction 159
World Banknotes Government dated 25th October 1918 series BE/56 163298, signed M.M.S. Gubbay, (PickA6g), small edge tear to top, minor staining, completely original VF £650 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1733 : India Government 5 Rupees dated 25th October 1918 series BE/56 163298, signed M.M.S. Gubbay, (PickA6... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1733 : India Government 5 Rupees dated 25th October 1918 series BE/56 163298, signed M.M.S. Gubbay, (PickA6...

Auction 159
World Banknotes Government issued 1928 - 1935 series P/57 690823, King portrait to right, signed J.B. Taylor, (Pick15a), usual 2 holes to the left, original about VF
£200 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1734 : India Government 5 Rupees issued 1928 - 1935 series P/57 690823, King George V portrait to right, si... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1734 : India Government 5 Rupees issued 1928 - 1935 series P/57 690823, King George V portrait to right, si...

Auction 159
World Banknotes (3) Government of , issued 1938 series A/35 808687, portrait King at right, signed J B Taylor (Pick5) 2 pinholes, cleaned and pressed about VF and (2) issued 1945 series D/25 911361 & D/35 748141, ' administration of Burma' in red , (Pick25b), VF
£60 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1608 : Burma (3) Government of India, 10 Rupees issued 1938 series A/35 808687, portrait King George VI at ... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1608 : Burma (3) Government of India, 10 Rupees issued 1938 series A/35 808687, portrait King George VI at ...

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