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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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Ceylon Government Rupee : World Banknotes

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Auction 175
World Banknotes The Government of Ceylon 23rd March 1918 Pick 18 near Fine £42 London Coins : A175 : Lot 94 : Ceylon The Government of Ceylon Rupee 23rd March 1918  Pick 18 near Fine London Coins : A175 : Lot 94 : Ceylon The Government of Ceylon Rupee 23rd March 1918  Pick 18 near Fine

Auction 167
World Banknotes Government Pick 38 dated just nearer the end of World War II 24th June 1945 and serial number L/9 91320. A large sized note and n printing in green on multicoloured underprint with the obverse displaying a portrait of King at left and text at top centre reads "This note is Legal Tender For The Payment of Any Amount". The reverse illustrating Laxapana Water fall at centre. Watermarked Chinze. An attractive GVF with paper still retaining relative crispiness, usual staple holes at left with minor split but this an Exceptionally Rare high denomination note and sought after in any grade by many collectors
£450 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1466 : Ceylon Government 100 Rupees Pick 38 dated just nearer the end of World War II 24th June 1945 and se... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1466 : Ceylon Government 100 Rupees Pick 38 dated just nearer the end of World War II 24th June 1945 and se...

Auction 167
World Banknotes & Government mostly portrait issues circa 1930's to 1950's (7) an attractive selection in mixed but mostly higher grades VF to GEF-about UNC comprising Pick 16c dated with the last date of issue 2nd October 1939 serial number R/17 84547. Along with George VI portrait issues (6) including 1st February 1942 dated issues as Pick 43 uniface serial number on reverse A/22 119491 and Pick 44 uniface and an earlier serial number on reverse A/2 900475. 14th July 1942 dated Pick 45 uniface and serial number on reverse A/19 974239. 19th September 1942 dated 1 Rupee Pick 34 Mahout (elephant ) and elephant on reverse serial number A/22 616059. And 20th January 1951 dated (2) 1 Rupee Pick 47 Ornate stairway reverse serial number A/22 824067 along with Pick 48 Ceremonial figures and hand stamped on reverse serial number L/5 885519. A scarce and desirable group
£120 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1462 : Ceylon Central Bank & Government mostly George VI portrait issues circa 1930's to 1950'... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1462 : Ceylon Central Bank & Government mostly George VI portrait issues circa 1930's to 1950'...

Auction 163
World Banknotes Government (3), dated 1st February 1941 series J/3 648322, (Pick33a) small edge tear to top border, one set of staple holes at left, about VF, dated 1st February 1941 series G/3 821997 (Pick32) VF, dated 1st February 1941 series A/5 401891, (Pick30) one set of staple holes at left, about VF, all with portrait King at left
£220 London Coins : A163 : Lot 1413 : Ceylon Government (3), 10 Rupees dated 1st February 1941 series J/3 648322, (Pick33a) small edge tea... London Coins : A163 : Lot 1413 : Ceylon Government (3), 10 Rupees dated 1st February 1941 series J/3 648322, (Pick33a) small edge tea...

Auction 157
World Banknotes Government Pick36, dated 12th July 1944 series G/21 689084, portrait on left, PCGS graded Choice About New 58PPQ
£180 London Coins : A157 : Lot 122 : Ceylon Government 5 Rupees Pick36, dated 12th July 1944 series G/21 689084, portrait KGVI on left, P... London Coins : A157 : Lot 122 : Ceylon Government 5 Rupees Pick36, dated 12th July 1944 series G/21 689084, portrait KGVI on left, P...

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