Philippe Simon's Collection
EUROPE / EUROPA / ЕВРОПА

ROMANIA (Roumanie / Roumanien)

Romania 1 Leu ND/1917 series: D s.no: 1188351 grade: VF+ cat: Pick M3 comment: German military administration, after Armistice Focsani December 9, 1917 added: 65 months ago
Romania 20 Lei ND / 1917 series: C. s.no: 2919298 grade: VF- cat: M6 comment: Observe : Issued under a special privilege and covered by a cash deposit at Bank of the German Empire, Berlin. Reverse : Mercury These banknotes were destroyed on November 16, 1918. added: 7 months ago
ROMANIA / Bukovina 100 Coroane January / February - - ND / 1919 overprint: Ink Pad "Timbru Romania Special" series: 1423 s.no: 58421 grade: VF cat: R9 comment: "Handstamped on German Side" Issue on AUSTRIA Pick -12 added: 10 months ago
ROMANIA / Transilvania (Siebenbürgen) & Banat 10 Coroane January / February - - ND / 1919 overprint: Ink Pad - "Timbru Romania Special" series: 1077 s.no: 051035 grade: VF cat: R13 comment: Handstamp on the Hungarian side of Austro-Hungarian Banknotes - on AUSTRIA Pick 19. added: 10 months ago
Romania 2 Lei 12/03/1915 series: I.626 s.no: 0778 grade: VF+ cat: 18 comment: Banca Naţională a României Observe : Maid, value, Eagle. Reverse : Coat of arms, two Romanian soldiers. added: 7 months ago
Romania 5 Lei 25/03/1920 series: Y.980 s.no: 0156 grade: VF- cat: 19a* comment: *Narrow date Observe : Woman & Arms. Reverse : Fruit Harvest. added: 7 months ago
Romania 500 Lei 31/07/1919 series: C.198 s.no: 0787 grade: XF- cat: 22c comment: signature titles: Guvernator, Director, Directorul Casei. Observe : Peasant scene (Women & Boy): the harvest. Reverse : Peasant scene (two women ) : The return of the fields. added: 7 months ago
Romania 1 Leu 17/07/1920 series: O.3760 s.no: 0756 grade: XF+ cat: 26a comment: Front : Industrial landscape, value, maid. Back : Coat of arms - Wolf capitol with Romulus & Remus - Traian & Decebal added: 7 months ago
Romania 500 Lei 31/07/1934 s.no: A/1 - 499,883 grade: XF+ cat: 36a comment: Front : Carol II (15 October 1893 – 4 April 1953) reigned as King of Romania from 8 June 1930 until his enforced abdication on 6 September 1940 - Character, as contrasted as controversial is at the origin of his abdication. Considered by the "Legionnaire" movement as a foreign parasite of the Romanian nation. He yielded to the ultimatums, Russians, Hungarians and Bulgarians and favored the taking of power dictating Ion Antonescu before abdicating in favor of his son Michel . Back : Peleș Castle (Castelul Peleș) - in the Carpathian Mountains, near Sinaia, in Prahova County, Romania, on an existing medieval route linking Transylvania and Wallachia, built between 1873 and 1914. Its inauguration was held in 1883. It was constructed for King Carol I. added: 7 months ago
Romania 1000 Lei 21/12/1938 series: L.0687 - 0586 s.no: 17161586 grade: aUNC cat: 46 comment: Front and Back: Different scenes of the life of women and children of Romania - Field work, crops, spinning, breastfeeding. added: 7 months ago
Romania 500 Lei 26/01/1943 s.no: B/11 - 0315812 grade: XF+ cat: 51a comment: Front : Peasant women Back : Peles castle added: 7 months ago
Romania 1000 Lei 10/09/1941 series: D.1208 - 0613 s.no: 30178613 grade: XF+ cat: 52a comment: Banca Naţională a României. Front & Back : "scenes" of life in the fields. added: 7 months ago
Romania 2000 Lei 18/11/1941 series: H.1342 - 0601 s.no: 33582601 grade: VF- cat: 53a comment: Front Description : Romanian peasant women (spinning / breastfeeding). Back Description : Romanian peasant women, the middle coat of arms, industrial landscape, Peleş Castle (in the background). added: 7 months ago
Romania 10 000 Lei 20/12/1945 series: X.1481 - 0783 s.no: 37021783 grade: VF+ cat: 57a comment: Banca Naţională a României Front & Back : Romanian peasant women, the middle coatof arms. added: 7 months ago
Romania 100 000 Lei 20/12/1945 series: O/4 s.no: 0964687 grade: xf cat: 58a comment: Front & Back : Peasant scenes. added: 7 months ago
Romania 1 000 000 Lei 16/04/1947 series: P0854 s.no: 0789 grade: VF+ cat: 60 comment: Observe : Trajan Impérator & Décebal (Decebalus (r. 87–106 AD) was the last king of Dacia). Reverse : Farmers familly. added: 7 months ago
Romania 100 Lei 05/12/1947 series: B.9 s.no: 958390 grade: VG+ cat: 67a comment: Banca Naţională a României - A revaluation ("Great stabilization", marea stabilizare) took place on August 15, 1947, replacing the old leu at a rate of 20,000 old lei = 1 new leu. Observe : Intellectual (with torch of science), farmer (with ears of corn) and worker (with hammer). added: 7 months ago
Kingdom of Romania 10 Bani ND / 1917 grade: VG+ cat: 69 comment: Ministerul Finanțelor (Ministry of Finance). “Paper coins” considered to be the smallest banknotes in the world. Observe : King Ferdinand I Reverse : Cot of arms / Motto : "Nihil sine deo" - Nothing without God. added: 7 months ago
Kingdom of Romania 50 Bani ND / 1917 grade: VF- cat: 71 comment: Observe : Ferdinand I (Ferdinand Viktor Albert Meinrad; 24 August 1865 – 20 July 1927), nicknamed Întregitorul ("the Unifier"), was King of Romania from 10 October 1914 until his death in 1927. Reverse : Coat of Arms. added: 7 months ago
Kingdom of Romania 100 L ND/1945 series: wo s.no: wo grade: aUNC cat: 78 comment: Ministerul Finanţelor Observe : Michael I of Romania (25 October 1921 – 5 December 2017) was the last King of Romania, reigning from 20 July 1927 to 8 June 1930 and again from 6 September 1940 until his abdication on 30 December 1947. added: 7 months ago
Republica Populară Română 1 Leu ND / 1952 series: f 54 s.no: 803834 grade: aUNC cat: 81b added: 7 months ago
Republica Populară Română 10 Lei ND / 1952 series: F 6 s.no: N° 007833 grade: aUNC cat: 88a comment: On January 28, 1952, another new leu was introduced - These rates ranged from 20 to 400 "old lei" for 1 "new" leu - Again, no advance warning was given before the reform took place. Front : Worker Back : Mining added: 7 months ago
Republica Socialistă România 1 Leu ND / 1966 series: H 0030 s.no: 040244 grade: UNC cat: 91 comment: Banca Naţională a Republicii Socialiste România. added: 7 months ago
Republica Socialistă România 100 Lei ND / 1966 series: B0095 s.no: 966850 grade: aUNC cat: 97 comment: Observe : Nicolae Bălcescu (29 June 1819 – 29 November 1852) was a Romanian Wallachian soldier, historian, journalist, and leader of the 1848 Wallachian Revolution. Reverse : The Romanian Athenaeum (Ateneul Român) is a concert hall ( opened in 1888,) in the center of Bucharest added: 7 months ago
Romania - Banca Naţională a României 200 Lei 01/12/1992 series: B0006 s.no: 380721 grade: aUNC cat: 100 comment: Banca Naţională a României Observe : Grigore Antipa (27 November 1867 – 9 March 1944) was a Romanian Darwinist biologist who studied the fauna of the Danube Delta and the Black Sea. Between 1892 and 1944 he was the director of the Bucharest Natural History Museum, which now bears his name. Background, Heron, Ferry on Danube and old lighthouse (sulina). Reverse : Danube river fauna, on background - map of the danube delta. added: 7 months ago
Romania - Banca Naţională a României 10 000 Lei 02/1994 s.no: A.0043 grade: XF- cat: 105 comment: Banca Naţională a României Observe : Nicolae Iorga (January 17, 1871 – November 27, 1940) was a Romanian historian, politician, literary critic, memoirist, poet and playwright. Late 2nd-century statue of Glycon. (National History and Archeology Museum, Constanţa, Romania). Reverse : "Fortuna Statue" - "The Thinker", Hamangia culture, Romania, 7000 – 6600 years ago - The National Museum of Romanian History (was constructed from 1894-1900 to the designs of local architect Alexandru Săvulescu). added: 7 months ago
Romania - Banca Naţională a României 1000 Lei ND / 1998 s.no: 005B1016860 grade: aUNC cat: 106 comment: FRONT : Lily Flower - Mihai Eminescu (born Mihail Eminovici; 15 January 1850 – 15 June 1889) was a Romantic poet, novelist and journalist. Photograph taken by Jan Tomas in Prague, 1869. BACK : Ruins of Histria or Istros, was a Greek colony near the mouths of the Danube, on the western coast of the Black Sea. Histria is derived from the Latin word "Hister", meaning "Danube. added: 3 months ago
Romania - Banca Naţională a României 5000 Leï ND / 1998 s.no: 009D1260279 grade: aUNC cat: 107 comment: FRONT : Daffodil flower - Lucian Blaga (9 May 1895 – 6 May 1961) was a Romanian philosopher, poet, playwright and novelist. BACK : added: 3 months ago
Romania - Banca Naţională a României 2000 Leï ND / 1999 s.no: 008A0821107 grade: aUNC cat: 111b comment: Front : Track of the solar eclipse of 11.08.1999 over Romania. Back : Solar System. Special issue (Total Solar Eclipse on 11.08.1999) 1.000.000 pieces printed. added: 3 months ago
Romania - Banca Naţională a României 10 000 Leï ND / 2000 s.no: 017B5598321 grade: aUNC cat: 112b comment: signature of Guvernator: Isarescu Front : Gentian flower - Nicolae Iorga (January 17, 1871 – November 27, 1940) was a Romanian historian, politician, literary critic, memoirist, poet and playwright. Co-founder (in 1910) of the Democratic Nationalist Party (PND), he served as a member of Parliament, President of the Deputies' Assembly and Senate, cabinet minister and briefly (1931–32) as Prime Minister. Back: The Cathedral of Curtea de Argeș (early 16th century) is a Romanian Orthodox cathedral in Curtea de Argeș, Romania added: 3 months ago
Romania - Banca Naţională a României 50 000 Leï ND / 2004 s.no: 041D7951746 grade: aUNC cat: 113a comment: serial # prefix 04 (2004) Front : Rose Flower - George Enescu (19 August 1881 – 4 May 1955), known in France as Georges Enesco, was a Romanian composer, violinist, pianist, conductor, and teacher. He is regarded by many as Romania's most important musician. Back : The Romanian Athenaeum was built between 1886 and 1888. This unique historical monument is the headquarters of the George Enescu Philharmonic - musical chord from "Oedip King". added: 3 months ago
Romania - Banca Naţională a României 100 000 Leï ND / 2002 s.no: 025C4991349 grade: aun cat: 114a comment: serial # prefix 02 (2002) Front : Mallow flowers - The classical Romanian painter Nicolae Grigorescu was born 1838 at Pitaru and died in the year 1907 at Campina (Romania). He is considered the founder of the modern Romanian school, and was the fine painter of the peasants' life in Muntenia. Back: "Rodica, the Water Carrier" - A culă (plural: cule; from Turkish kule "tower, turret") is a semi-fortified building found in the Oltenia region of Romania with a number of examples located in the historical province of Muntenia. added: 3 months ago
Romania - Banca Naţională a României 500 000 Leï ND / 2003 s.no: 038D3068345 grade: aUNC cat: 115b comment: sign: Mugur Išarescu & Ionel Niţu - Serial # prefix 03 (2003). Front : Edelweiss - Aurel Vlaicu (November 19, 1882 – September 13, 1913) was a Romanian engineer, inventor, airplane constructor and early pilot. Back : A Vlaicu I airplane built in Oct. 1910 - Eagle added: 3 months ago
Romania - Banca Naţională a României 1 Leu 01/07/2005 s.no: 057C0494568 grade: au cat: 117a comment: Vegetal: the gentian. Figure the historian Nicolae Iorga and on the reverse the stylized Byzantine eagle of the Principality of Wallachia and the basilica of Curtea de Argeş its first capital. added: 3 months ago
Romania - Banca Naţională a României 5 Leï 01/07/2005 s.no: 056B0740230 grade: aun cat: 118a comment: Vegetal: the peony. Figure the composer George Enescu and on the reverse the Romanian Athenaeum and classical music. added: 3 months ago
Romania - Banca Naţională a României 10 Leï 01/07/2005 s.no: 059C0180338 grade: aun cat: 119a comment: Vegetal: the buttercup. Figure the painter Nicolae Grigorescu and on the back a fragment of one of his bucolic theme paintings (peasant carrying water) and a country fortress. added: 3 months ago