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United States : World Banknotes

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Auction 170
World Banknotes The Bank of Upper Canada, York () Pick S2037 (Charlton Unlisted) dated 1st January 1861 Number 43552, a manuscript signature at lower centre right and with no observable , in a holder graded VF 20 this is a fabulous example of this Exceptionally Rare note. A collaboration of engraving by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New-York on plate patented 30th June 1857 and printed by the n Bank Note Company is the result of this fabulous note in black on green underprint featuring a young portrait of Queen at lower left, seated Britannia with trident and shield with the crest of Upper Canada at right, and at upper centre 2 Allegorical female figures symbolizing Upper and Lower Canada, which united in 1841, and a Lion and a , possibly representing , and 3 crests in the middle. The 3 crests as follows - lower left and right depict the arms of the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada and the top - surmounted by a , shows the badge of The Order of the Garter, a clear reference to the monarchy. Below the whole allegory is a plinth carrying the words "VICT...TTANNIARM RE DEF"-Victoria, Queen of the Britons, Defender of the Faith. The reverse with an ornate panel and value at centre. An excellent example from one of the first Canadian Banks to issue their own banknotes following the success and the provided model of the Bank of , the very first Bank to issue any banknotes in Canada just following its establishment in 1817, and which in turn was itself following the model of the First Bank of the established in 1791 by Alexander Hamilton, the first U.S. secretary of the . Also, one of the most influential early banks which ended up in a "Bang" in 1866 after having setup close relationships with the government from the moment of its establishment. The first significant bank failure in Canadian history, with its shareholders losing all their capital, which at a time had amounted up to over three million dollars and the government losing another million dollars. Banknotes at the time represented the principal liability of a bank and were redeemable in specie, upon demand. The issue of banknotes was well received by the public and became the principal means of payment along with the fact that they helped mitigate the problems that were associated with having a vast range of foreign coins circulating with different ratings. This note is a bit of an outlier as although featuring Royal portraits and images to relate to Great Britain, the Bank chose to use dollars as their denomination in contrast to others circulating in , , , and that were typically denominated in s, s, and Pence. Online research could not find any of this denomination offered in recent times, with only a few of the lower denominations in similar grades that were so keenly sought after they ended up in the 4 figure range, and the only example that occured is currently in the of the Bank of Canada Museum and these early issues are very unlikely to be seen in much higher grades, infect the current SCWPM prices them only up to the VF grade. Such an early Rarity, especially in issued format, is certainly a 'tasty' find for any serious collector and will most certainly serve as an absolute treasure in their collection. According to an official publication of the Canadian Paper Money Society Journal Volume 50, Number 143 of December 2014 this denomination was ordered May 1861 in Sheet Numbers 34001 - 44000 and October 1861 in Sheet Numbers 44001 - 49000 and was in a total of only 60000 notes
£7,500 London Coins : A170 : Lot 144 : Canada The Bank of Upper Canada, York (Toronto) 10 Dollars Pick S2037 (Charlton Unlisted) dated 1st ... London Coins : A170 : Lot 144 : Canada The Bank of Upper Canada, York (Toronto) 10 Dollars Pick S2037 (Charlton Unlisted) dated 1st ...

Auction 169
World Banknotes Pick 274 (FR. 1173) gold seal series of 1922 signatures Speelman & large serial number variety - H17998802, Fine and a Scarce now almost a century old note. Obverse in black portraying Michael Hillegas, the first treasurer of the . The reverse in red-orange featuring the very recognizable US Coat of Arms/Seal with the bald eagle.
£70 London Coins : A169 : Lot 287 : USA Treasury 10 Dollars Gold Certificate Pick 274 (FR. 1173) gold seal series of 1922 signatures Spe... London Coins : A169 : Lot 287 : USA Treasury 10 Dollars Gold Certificate Pick 274 (FR. 1173) gold seal series of 1922 signatures Spe...

Auction 168
World Banknotes & 1 s (2) comprising the Exceptionally Rare 1 Dollar Silver Certificate Pick 321 series of 1886 plate D serial number B38319452 signatures Rosecrans & Hyatt and the variety with a large red seal with a spiked border, VF or slightly better. Featuring the portrait of Martha Washington this note is the first U.S. currency to feature a Woman's figure and is a significant monument in U.S. history that is very keenly sought after by collectors and dealers alike. Also includes a Treasury 1 Dollar Pick 187 series of 1917 plate A signatures Elliott & Burke serial number E51935117A, VF and a Scarce note. Featuring an illustration of the Landfall of Christopher at left and a portrait of President at centre. This is a unique opportunity to acquire these fine examples of U.S. historical significance
£200 London Coins : A168 : Lot 292 : United States Treasury & Silver Certificate 1 Dollars (2) comprising the Exceptionally Rare 1 Do... London Coins : A168 : Lot 292 : United States Treasury & Silver Certificate 1 Dollars (2) comprising the Exceptionally Rare 1 Do...

Auction 168
World Banknotes World circa 1920-40's to modern (30) a in a metal tin all in average VF comprising various issues and denominations from the , , , , and . Some Scarcer notes include a US 1 Dollar Pick 342 Speelman & , Civil War States Richmond 5 and dated 17th February 1864, also some series 472 and 481. Hong Kong 5 and 1940 and some Hong Kong an issues. Also comes with a Franklin Mint Collectors set of 2, 5 and 10 Dollars all with Maltese Cross prefix series 009940 and without the original envelope or certificate
£95

Auction 168
World Banknotes Pick 186 (Fr. 91) Red seal series of 1907 plate C signatures Napier & McClung serial number B76315487, VF Pinholes and Scarce.
£70 London Coins : A168 : Lot 293 : United States Treasury 5 Dollars Pick 186 (Fr. 91) Red seal series of 1907 plate C signatures Napier... London Coins : A168 : Lot 293 : United States Treasury 5 Dollars Pick 186 (Fr. 91) Red seal series of 1907 plate C signatures Napier...

Auction 168
World Banknotes 1 Blue Seal Pick 338c series of 1899 signatures Speelman & serial number V42199086A variety with "Series of 1899" vertical at right near border, good Fine - about VF Minor pencilled annotation and a Scarce note. Bald eagle grasping the US flag and branch at centre and portraits of the 16th US President Abraham Lincoln at lower left and the 18th US President Ulysses S. Grant on obverse. The reverse in green with a guilloche panel.
£46 London Coins : A168 : Lot 294 : United States Treasury Silver Certificate 1 Dollar Blue Seal Pick 338c series of 1899 signatures Spe... London Coins : A168 : Lot 294 : United States Treasury Silver Certificate 1 Dollar Blue Seal Pick 338c series of 1899 signatures Spe...

Auction 167
World Banknotes World mostly mid 1900's to modern (398) in various grades VG - EF including many and different issues and a few higher denominations. A few interesting and eye catching notes include an early 1923 Dominion of Pick 11b. and s from 1934-35 and 1953. John W. Paul and Dawson issues. of 1978 issues. Various issues from the East Caribbean, Territories, , including the 1957 'Reyes Catolicos' 1000 Pesetas, including a few issues with star at the end of the serial numbers (possible s), , Trinidad & Tobago, , and others
£550

Auction 166
World Banknotes World (8) an interesting high grade group comprising issues as Maldivian State / Government Treasurer 10 Rufiyaa Pick 5b 1960 serial number C 109435. ese Puppet Banks MengChiang Bank Pick J108b block 55 number 485853. of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea 50 Won Pick 16 1959. (2) including of India 2 s Pick 79f signature Singh Plate letter A serial number 50M 520282 and Khadi & Village Industries Commission 2 Rupees Pick UNL (Unlisted) circa 1950's serial number AO 052912 manuscript signature lower centre obverse and Cancelled stamp on reverse. Banque Centrale de Tunisie 5 s Pick 59 ND (1958) serial number C/6 643484. The Bank of Pick S632 dated 2nd January 1935 serial number 799001. 5 Dollars Pick 186 red seal series of 1907 signatures Speelman & serial number M11309756 Rare and featuring a portrait of President Andrew Jackson at lower left and a Pioneer family at centre.
£420

Auction 166
World Banknotes National Currency (2) comprising 1 Dollar Pick 371J City series of 1918 blue seal serial number J21651488A dated 18th May 1914 portrait at left on obverse and reverse in green featuring Eagle with spread wings holding the US flag, GEF - UNC. Along with serial number A202563 B series of 1902 Charter 7487 The National of Cleveland dated 8th November 1904 government signatures Lyons and Roberts at upper centre left and right and manuscript signatures at lower centre left and right titled ier and president. The note VF and features President William McKinley at left and blue seal at right on obverse and reverse in green featuring Allegorical figure of between 2 ships at centre. Both notes rare
£300 London Coins : A166 : Lot 468 : United States National Currency (2) comprising 1 Dollar Pick 371J  Kansas City Missouri series of 19... London Coins : A166 : Lot 468 : United States National Currency (2) comprising 1 Dollar Pick 371J  Kansas City Missouri series of 19...

Auction 165
World Banknotes World (32) in mixed grades including EF comprising Bank of (3) £1 prefix BU70, 10 s prefix B39N and prefix HH16. (4) plc £1 and £5 along with The Lord Ilay £1 and £10. (4) including 1 Dollars (2) series 1993 & 2009 and (2) series 2009. Along with other countries as , , , , , , , , , Eastern Caribbean, , WEST AFRICAN STATES - Bénin, and . Some with tape and inked and all come in a Milenium Hotel At the World Trade Center
£46

Auction 162
World Banknotes of , 1 dated 1862 series 98602, first ever issue of the American 'Green Back' Dollar, signed Chittenden & Spinner, (Pick128), Fine and scarce
£160 London Coins : A162 : Lot 360 : United States of America, USA 1 Dollar dated 1862 series 98602, first ever issue of the American �... London Coins : A162 : Lot 360 : United States of America, USA 1 Dollar dated 1862 series 98602, first ever issue of the American �...

Auction 160
World Banknotes (12) plus others (5), of (9) dated 1953, 1963 & 1976, the 2 x 1976 issues having a 13 cent stamp on them with seal for 1st day of issue, 1 Dollar (2) series 1957, Silver Certificate series 1934, (4) dated 1st July 1941 and a Bank of 1 signed , mixed grades
£30

Auction 159
World Banknotes of Payment Certificate , very scarce series 651 unissued note, (PickSM72A), Uncirculated and rare
£300 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1901 : United States of America Military Payment Certificate 5 Cents, very scarce series 651 unissued note,... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1901 : United States of America Military Payment Certificate 5 Cents, very scarce series 651 unissued note,...

Auction 156
World Banknotes Note $5 red seal dated 1953B, Abraham Lincoln at centre, series C43008043A, Pick381b, about UNC
£24 London Coins : A156 : Lot 436 : USA United States Note $5 red seal dated 1953B, Abraham Lincoln at centre, series C43008043A, Pick38... London Coins : A156 : Lot 436 : USA United States Note $5 red seal dated 1953B, Abraham Lincoln at centre, series C43008043A, Pick38...

Auction 154
World Banknotes of and States in album with slip sleeve (56) a good range include Woodchopper $5 1907, $1 1917 & $2 1917, $20 1914, $10 MPC series 692 with n Chief in head dress, Note $5 1862, various broken banks, needs viewing
£1,400

Auction 154
World Banknotes of $5 dated 1902 for The North Ward National Bank of Newark, New , charter 2083 series No.45882, (Friedberg 594), Fine
£100 London Coins : A154 : Lot 365 : United States of America National Bank $5 dated 1902 for The North Ward National Bank of Newark, New... London Coins : A154 : Lot 365 : United States of America National Bank $5 dated 1902 for The North Ward National Bank of Newark, New...

Auction 152
World Banknotes World (46) in mixed grades to UNC, along with $1000 The Bank of , Fair, mounted on card and framed
£70 London Coins : A152 : Lot 592 : World (46) in mixed grades to UNC, along with USA $1000 The Bank of United States, Fair, mounted on ... London Coins : A152 : Lot 592 : World (46) in mixed grades to UNC, along with USA $1000 The Bank of United States, Fair, mounted on ...

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