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Venezuela 20 Bolivares 20/10/1987 C 05338298 grade: aunc cat: 71 comment: Occasion : Bicentennial Birth of General Rafael Urdaneta (1789-1989). Front : Rafael José Urdaneta y Farías (October 24, 1788 – August 23, 1845) was a Venezuelan General and hero of the Spanish American wars of independence. President of Gran Colombia from 1830 until 1831. He was an ardent supporter of Simón Bolívar and one of his most trusted and loyal allies. Urdaneta served as the Minister of Defence whilst Simón Bolívar was President of Gran Colombia. Back : The Battle of Lake Maracaibo also known as the "Naval Battle of the Lake" was fought on 24 July 1823 (Lake maracaibo) = Decisive victory of Colombia against the Spanish navy. added: 5 hours ago
Venezuela 100 Bolívares 13/10/1998 L 53002471 grade: aUNC cat: 66g comment: Front : Simon Bolivar Back : National Capitol in Caracas. added: 5 hours ago
Venezuela 10 Bolivares 06/10/1981 B 7283282 grade: aUNC cat: 60a comment: Banco Central de Venezuela Front : Gal Antonio José de Sucre. Back : Meeting of Ayacucho [ painting by Tovar y Tovar-Herrera Toro - (16 January 1857, Valencia - 26 June 1914, Caracas) ]. added: 6 hours ago
Venezuela 5 Bolivares 10/05/1966 A 0844425 grade: aUNC cat: 49 comment: Occasion : 400th Anniversary Founding of Caracas (1567-1967). Front : Founding of Caracas, Simón Bolívar. Back : Early plan of Santiago de León de Caracas (by order of Governor Don Juan de Pimentel) - Under his governorship (1576 - 1583) the capital of the Province was moved from El Tocuyo to Caracas. added: 6 hours ago
Venezuela 100 Bolívares 18/03/1969 U 2208595 grade: XF- cat: 48f comment: Banco Central de Venezuela - Caracas Front : Simon Bolivar Back : Monument "Field of battle Carabobo" added: 6 hours ago
KATANGA 10 Francs 15/12/1960 series: GH 398002 grade: VG+ cat: 5b comment: Front : President Moise Tshombé (10 November 1919 – 29 June 1969) was a Congolese businessman and politician. He served as the president of the secessionist State of Katanga from 1960 to 1963 and as prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo from 1964 to 1965. Back : National Assembly ("Bâtiment du 30 Juin"), Élisabethville (Today Lubumbashi in Congo Républic). added: 4 days ago
EL SALVADOR 1 Colon 06/11/1952- (31/07/1952) series: YA 1116544 grade: XF+ cat: 87 comment: signature on back: Jorge Sol Front : Coffee bush, Lake Coatepeque. Back : Christopher Columbus added: 4 days ago
EL SALVADOR 1 Colon 14/01/1943 - (05/12/1946) series: E 2309830 grade: VF- cat: 75a comment: Front : "Goddess of Luck" [Diosa de la Fortuna]. Back : Christopher Columbus. added: 4 days ago
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES 10 Gulden 01/06/2011 2186351856 grade: XF+ cat: 28e comment: Front : Colibri Back : Black Seal. added: 4 days ago
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES 5 Gulden 31/03/1986 0034677630 grade: VF+ cat: 22a comment: Front : Troepiaal (Troupial) Back : Black Seal added: 4 days ago
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES 5 Gulden 01/06/1984 0030099636 grade: XF+ cat: 15b comment: Front : Queen Emma pontoon bridge, Willemstad, Curaçao. Back : Arms added: 4 days ago
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES 5 Gulden 28/08/1967 A0444830 grade: XF- cat: 8a comment: Front : Willemstad, Curaçao Back : Arms added: 4 days ago
ARMENIA 2000 ԴՐԱՄ (dram) 25/12/2018 series: «ԲԱ» 09652668 grade: aunc cat: 62 comment: Front : Portrait of Tigran Petrosian (June 17, 1929 – August 13, 1984) was a Soviet Armenian Grandmaster, and World Chess Champion from 1963 to 1969. He was nicknamed "Iron Tigran" - against the background of the fragments of the 9th World Chess Champion’s winning games and the scene of king coronation. Back : Monument to Tigran Petrosian in Yerevan and Chess House against the background of the city of Yerevan. added: 4 days ago
ARMENIA 1000 ԴՐԱՄ (dram) 25/12/2018 series: «ԱԱ» 00062121 grade: aunc cat: 61 comment: Front : Portrait of Paruyr Sevak (January 24, 1924 – June 17, 1971), poet, translator and literary critic. He is considered one of the greatest Armenian poets of the 20th century - against the background of the fragments from his manuscripts and the images of the bells. Back : Monument to Paruyr Sevak in Yerevan against the background of his house and his birthplace village Zangakatun added: 4 days ago
ARMENIA 500 ԴՐԱՄ (dram) 22/11/2017 Ն S128108 grade: aUNC cat: 60 comment: Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia. Front: Armenian text; cabinet with Noah’s Ark relic in green-gold Kinegram; Etchmiadzin Cathedral building; back side of Mount Ararat; flying dove with olive branch in beak. Back: Armenian text; Mount Ararat; animals and birds flanking Noah’s family; flying eagle. Printer: (Giesecke & Devrient). 140 x 76 mm. Hybrid. added: 4 days ago
ISRAEL 1 £ ND / 1948 to 1951 832532 grade: VG+ cat: 15a comment: Anglo-Palestine Bank Ltd. added: 3 weeks ago
Republic of Iraq 5000 Dinars ND / 2003 ٤٨٤٩٧٠٨ grade: aUNC cat: 94a comment: Observe : Gali Ali Beg waterfall, Arbil (Kurdistan). Reverse : al-Ukhether fortress. added: 3 weeks ago
Republic of Iraq 50 Dinars ND / 2003 ١٨٤٦٤٨٨ grade: aunc cat: 90 comment: Observe : Grain silo in Port of Basrah (persian gulf). Reverse : Palm trees. added: 3 weeks ago
Republic of Iraq 10 000 Dinars ND / 2002 ٣١٢٩٤٩ grade: XF+ cat: 89 comment: Lilac color. Observe : Saddam Hussein - Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (built by Italian architect, Marcello D'Olivo, constructed between 1979 and 1982). Reverse: al-Mustansiriya School (Baghdad), Astrolabe at right. added: 3 weeks ago
Republic of Iraq 10 Dinars ND / 1992 ٠٦٠٢٦١٠ grade: aUNC cat: 81a comment: Observe : Saddam Hussein Reverse : Lamassu is an Assyrian protective deity. added: 3 weeks ago
Republic of Iraq 25 Dinars ND / 1986 ٠٩١٩٤٤٧ grade: aUNC cat: 73 comment: Observe : Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (28 April 1937 / 30 December 2006) was president of Iraq - from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. He led a less and less liberal policy to become a paranoid dictator - author of numerous abuses against human rights. Reverse : Al-Shaheed Monument (Martyr's Memorial), in Baghdad., initially dedicated to the Iraqi soldiers who died in the Iran–Iraq War, is now dedicated to all soldiers killed in conflict. added: 3 weeks ago
Republic of Iraq 5 Dinar ND / 1980 ٩١٩٢٩٨ grade: aUNC cat: 70a comment: Observe : Geli Ali Beg Waterfall is located in Iraqi Kurdistan. Reverse : Fortress of Al-Ukhaidir (Abbasid palace of Ukhaider) near Karbala, was erected in 775 AD. added: 3 weeks ago
Republic of Iraq 1 Dinar ND / 1992 ٤٥٢٦١٣ grade: aUNC cat: 79 comment: Observe : Old coin. Reverse : Al-Mustansiriya University, established in 1227 (or 1232/34 A.D) was one of the oldest universities in the world. added: 3 weeks ago
Royaume d'Irak 1 Dinar ND / 1953 (L.1947) series: B/1 359444 grade: VF+ cat: 34 comment: National Bank of Iraq. Observe : King Fayçal II, (Baghdad, May 2, 1935 - Baghdad, July 14, 1958) is the last king of Iraq: he reigns over the country from April 4, 1939 to the July 1958 coup. Reverse: Equestrian statue of King Faisal I (1885 –1933) was King of the Arab Kingdom of Syria or Greater Syria in 1920, and was King of Iraq from 1921 to 1933. Iraqi people toppled this statue in 1958. Saddam Hussein had a replica of the monument re-erected in 1989. added: 3 weeks ago
Emirate of Bukhara 500 Tengas ND / 1919 grade: VF+ cat: 22 comment: Bukhara falls under the Russian protectorate in 1868, before finally losing its independence with the capture of the city by the Red Army Sept. 2, 1920. Since August 31, 1991 it became an important city of Uzbekistan. added: 3 weeks ago
Uzbekistan Républic 1000 So'm ND / 2001 series: VK 1702284 grade: aUNC cat: 82 comment: Observe : Arms Reverse : Amir Timur Museum is located in Tashkent - Opened in 1996, and is dedicated to the Mongol warlord Amir Timur (Tamerlane). added: 3 weeks ago
Uzbekistan Républic 100 So'm ND / 1994 series: DG 7798952 grade: aunc comment: Observe : Arms Reverse : Turkiston Palace (Palace of Peoples' Friendship) built in honor of the second anniversary of the Independence of Uzbekistan added: 3 weeks ago
Uzbekistan Républic 10 So'm ND / 1994 series: HT 1506493 grade: aunc cat: 76 comment: O'zbekiston Respublikasi Markaziy Banki. Observe : Coat of Arms of Uzbekistan. Reverse : The Gūr-i Amīr or Guri Amir is a mausoleum of the Asian conqueror Timur (also known as Tamerlane) in Samarkand. added: 3 weeks ago
Uzbekistan Républic 1 So'm ND / 1994 series: UL 1874107 grade: aUNC cat: 73 comment: Central Bank of the Republic of Uzberkistan. Observe : Arms Reverse : The Navoi Theater is the national opera theater in Tashkent. added: 3 weeks ago
Uzbekistan Républic 1 So'm ND / 1992 series: BB 12210948 grade: aunc cat: 62 comment: State Bank of Uzberkistan. Observe : Arms Reverse : The Registan (means "Sandy place" or "desert" in Persian) was the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand of the Timurid dynasty - the construction of the building will be done between the 15th and 17th century. added: 3 weeks ago
Kyrgyz Rèpublic 100 som ND / 2002 series: BB 2189084 grade: aunc cat: 21 comment: Observe : Toktogul Satylganov (25 October 1864 – 17 February 1933), born in Kushchusu, Khanate of Kokand, was the most famous of the Kyrgyz Akyns – improvising poets and singers. The Kyrgyz town of Toktogul in the Jalal-Abad Region is named in his honor. Reverse : Khan Tengri mountain, whose summit culminates at 7010 m. added: 3 weeks ago
Kyrgyz Rèpublic 10 som ND / 1997 series: BD 4847400 grade: aunc cat: 14 comment: Observe : Kasym Tynystanov (1901–1938) was a prominent Kyrgyz scientist, politician and poet. He served as the first Minister of Education of the SSR Kyrgyz Republic. Reverse : Kazym mountains added: 3 weeks ago
Kyrgyz Rèpublic 20 som ND / 1994 series: AC 0927777 grade: aUNC cat: 10 comment: Observe : Togolok Moldo (in Kyrgyz: Тоголок Молдо), born on June 10, 1860 in the District of Ak-Talaa and died on January 4, 1942 in the province of Naryn, is a Kyrgyz-Akyns and Soviet poet, interpreter of the epic of Manas. Member of the Union of Soviet Writers. Reverse : Manas mausolum. added: 3 weeks ago
Kyrgyz Rèpublic 1 som ND / 1994 series: AA 6480753 grade: aunc cat: 7 comment: Kyrgyz Banky. Observe : Abdylas Maldybaevich Maldybaev (July 7, 1906 – June 1, 1978) was a Kyrgyz composer, actor, and operatic tenor singer. He helped popularize Kyrgyz music by skillfully using Western European techniques. Reverse : String musical instruments, Philharmonic Society of Bishkek. added: 3 weeks ago
Kyrgyz Rèpublic 1 som ND / 1993 series: 4/CH 00277600 grade: aunc cat: 4 comment: Kyrgyzstan Banky. Observe : Equestrian statue of "Manas the noble" - The Epic of Manas is a traditional epic poem dating to the 18th century but claimed by the Kyrgyz people to be much older. Reverse : Manas Mausolum in Bishkek. added: 3 weeks ago
Kyrgyz Rèpublic 10 Tyiyn ND / 1993 series: 45/CH 01279296 grade: aun cat: 2a comment: Observe : Eagle Reverse : Arms added: 3 weeks ago
Kyrgyz Rèpublic 1 Tiyiyn ND / 1993 series: 47/CH 00030022 grade: aunc cat: 1 comment: Kyrgyz Respublikasy. Observe : Eagle Reverse : Arms added: 3 weeks ago
Kazakstan 10 000 Tengué ND / 2016 AA0046946 grade: aunc cat: 47 comment: Kazakstan Ülttyk Banki - commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Independence 1(991-2016). Observe : "Kazakh Eli" - Independence Stele (built in Oct.2009)-located in Astana. Reverse : Baiterek Tower in Astana / President Nursultan Nazarbayev (born 6 july 1940), became President of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 1990. Accused of authoritarianism, he was widely elected five times between 1991 and 2015. He resigned in 2019, after spending nearly 29 years at the helm of the country. However, he retains influence as president of the ruling party and the National Security Council. added: 3 weeks ago
Kazakstan 500 Tengué ND / 1999 series: АА 3710328 grade: XF+ cat: 21a comment: Observe : Al-Farabi Reverse : Hodja Ahmed Yassavi mausoleum. added: 3 weeks ago
Kazakstan 200 Tengué ND / 1999 series: ББ 999531 grade: XF+ cat: 20b comment: Observe : Al-Farabi Reverse: Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi (unfinished mausoleum) added: 3 weeks ago
Kazakstan 100 Tengué ND / 1993 series: 1887443 grade: VF+ cat: 13a comment: Observe : Abylaï Khan (1711-1781), Charismatic warlord, literate, he studied Manchu and maintained clever relations while applying his famous policy "between the lion and the dragon" (Empire of China and Russian Empire). Reverse : The Mausoleum of Khawaja Ahmed Yasawi added: 4 weeks ago
Kazakstan 50 Tengué ND / 199 series: 4254266 grade: XF+ cat: 12 comment: Observe : Abulhair Khan, Abul Khair Khan (1693-1748) - leader of the Kazakh clan, he defended between 1723 and 1730 the Mongol incursions Dzungar - winner at the battles of the Bulanty (1726) and Anrakay (1729), he sought the help of the Tsar of Russia and took an oath of allegiance in 1731 and placed the country under his protection. Reverse : Native Artwork. added: 4 weeks ago
Kazakstan 3 Tengué ND / 1993 series: AH 0048266 grade: xf+ cat: 8 comment: Observe : Süyinbay Aronullu (1815-1898) is a famous poet - In his speeches, he addressed the people, the people's problems, the management and the injustice of wealthy managers and administrators. Reverse : Alatu mountains (Altaï) is a generic name for a number of mountain ranges in Central Asia. added: 4 weeks ago
Kazakstan 1 Tengué ND / 1993 series: АД 7703741 grade: aUNC cat: 7a comment: Observe : Al-Fârâbî (872-950), was a renowned philosopher and jurist who wrote in the fields of political philosophy, metaphysics, ethics and logic. He was also a scientist, cosmologist, mathematician and music scholar. Reverse : mathematical and geometric symbols. added: 4 weeks ago
Kazakstan 1 Tiyn ND / 1993 0323701 grade: aUNC cat: 1a comment: Kazakstan Ülttyk Banki. Reverse : Arms added: 4 weeks ago
BAHREÏN 1 Dinar ND / 2006 464783 grade: aUNC cat: 26a comment: Central Bank of Bahrain. Observe : Al-Hedaya Al-Khalifiya School (Established in 1919 north of the city of Muharraq city). Reverse : Sail and Pearl Monument in Manama. added: 4 weeks ago
BAHREÏN 1 Dinar ND / 1964 ه٣٤٣٩٦ grade: VF+ cat: 4a comment: Bahrain Currency Board. Observe : Dhows, arms Reverse : Khamis Mosque, believed to be the first mosque in Bahrain (southern suburb of Manama) and one of the oldest in the region ( suggest that it was built in 717 / inscription on the qibla wall attest that the current building was built in 1058). added: 4 weeks ago
YEMEN (Arab republic) 100 ND / 1984 ٤٧٦٤١٣ grade: XF+ cat: 21A comment: Central Bank of Yemen. Observe : Cherub and griffin ( same face on banknote P16a). Reverse : Central Bank building, San'a. added: 5 weeks ago
YEMEN (Arab republic) 1 Rial ND / 1969 ٧٦٦٣٥٥ grade: XF+ cat: 6a comment: Arab Republic of Yemen - Currency Board. Observe : Tall Alabaster head. Reverse : Houses in Sana'a with minaret at center. added: 5 weeks ago
JIM (Japanese Invasion Money) 100 Roepiah ND / 1944 series: SK grade: xf- cat: 132a comment: Observe :Hindu god Vishnu & the Garuda, legendary bird or bird-like creature in Hindu, Buddhist and Jain mythology. Reverse : Arjuna is one of the heroes of the Mahābhārata epic. Wajang, is a form of puppet theatre art found in Indonesia and other parts of Southeast Asia. added: 6 weeks ago