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FRENCH - INDOCHINA 100 Piastres / Đồng / Riels / Kip ND / 1954 series: M.11 40147 s.no: 026140147 grade: VF cat: 108 comment: FRONT : Three Indochinese - Women representing "Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam". BACK : Bao Daï added: 4 weeks ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 5 Piastres / Đồng / Riels / Kip ND / 1953 series: L.31 s.no: 231498 grade: VF+ cat: 106 comment: FRONT : Former Emperor (later Counsellor of the Vietnamese Government) Bao Dai (Nguyen Vinh Thuy). BACK : Banana bush & Palm tree. added: 4 weeks ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 1 Piastre / Đồng / Riel / Kip ND / 1953 s.no: A.37079645 grade: XF- cat: 104 comment: FRONT : Born Nguyễn Phúc Vĩnh Thụy, Bảo Đại (22 October 1913 – 30 July 1997) was the 13th and final emperor of the Nguyễn Dynasty (1926 to 1945 - ascended the throne in 1932) - He abdicated in August 1945 when Japan surrendered. Under the protection of the French administration he became the head of state from 1949 until 1955 (South Vietnam). BACK : "viet phat hanh" = Work - Arbeit - Travailler. added: 4 weeks ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 1 Piastre / Đồng / Riel / Kip ND / 1953 series: V20 71712 s.no: 049571712 grade: XF+ cat: 105 comment: Sign. - LE PRÉSIDENT / Gaston Cusin - UN ADMINISTRATEUR / Nghiem Van Tri added: 4 weeks ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 1 Piastre / Kip / Riels / Đồng ND / 1954 series: H3 21415 s.no: 005721415 grade: VF cat: 100 comment: Sign. Gaston Cusin & Khun One Voravong FRONT : trees BACK : Wat Xieng Thong (Lao: ວັດຊຽງທອງ; "Temple of the Golden City") is a Buddhist temple (wat), located on the northern tip of the peninsula of Luang Phrabang (Mekong river), Laos. added: 4 weeks ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 1 Piastre / Riel / Kip / Đồng ND / 1954 series: W2 53787 s.no: 004953787 grade: VF+ cat: 94 comment: Signatures: LE PRESIDENT : Gaston Cusin (15 juin 1903 - 20 octobre 1993) - President of the Issuing Institute of the Associated States of Indochina (1951-1954) - UN ADMINISTRATEUR : Son Sann (Khmer: សឺន សាន; 5 October 1911 – 19 December 2000) was a Cambodian politician - Minister of Finances of the Associated States of Indochina 1947. FRONT : Trees BACK: Royal House Boat. added: 4 weeks ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 100 Piastres ND / 1947 - 1954 series: C.363 - 805 s.no: 09052805 grade: VF- cat: 82a added: 5 weeks ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 1 Piastre / Yuan / Đồng / Kip / Riel ND / 1945 series: W417 - 819 s.no: 10424819 grade: VF- cat: 76bC comment: FRONT : Peasants in boats wearing Non La hats carry baskets on Mekong river. BACK : Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Watermark: None. Main colour: Brown. Signatures: Paul Gannay (L'Inspecteur Général); Edmond Bruno (Le Directeur de la Succursale de Saigon). Printer: American Bank Note Company (ABNC). added: 5 weeks ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 1 Piastre / Yuan / Đồng / Kip / Riel ND / 1944 series: K s.no: 3637992 - 146N992 grade: VG+ cat: 74a comment: Sign. - Paul GANNAY & Edmond BRUNO FRONT : Woman, farmer, water buffalo BACK : Girls added: 5 weeks ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 1 Piastre / Yuan / Đồng / Kip / Riel ND / 1942 - 1945 series: G s.no: 3701203 grade: VF- cat: 60 comment: Purple color Sign. : l'INSPECTEUR GENERAL - Paul GANNAY & DIRECTEUR DE LA SUCCURSALE DE SAIGON - Edmond BRUNO. FRONT : Junks and Sampans BACK : Buddha ? Figure. added: 5 weeks ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 5 Piastres ND / 1936 series: A.4579 s.no: 539 grade: VF- cat: 55c comment: Sign. Emile Minost & Jean Laurent FRONT : Helmeted woman armed with a spear. BACK: Face scupture of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (God who hears the cry of the World) - The Bayon is a well-known and richly decorated Khmer temple at Angkor in Cambodia - - - Text (upper) on back in Old Laotian added: 5 weeks ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 1 Piastre ND / 1949 series: H.8122 s.no: 556 grade: XF+ cat: 54c comment: Signatures : PRESIDENT Emile MINOST & DIRECTEUR GENERAL ADJOINT Jean LAURENT. FRONT : Woman and Temple BACK : Man with traditional system of portering - "Palanche" in Bamboo. added: 5 weeks ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 100 Piastres ND / 1936 - 1939 series: Q.121 s.no: 102 grade: VF cat: 51d comment: signatures: DIRECTEUR GENERAL Paul BAUDOUIN & PRESIDENT Marcel BORDUGE. FRONT : Ornamental vessel BACK : Bust of Governor Joseph François Dupleix (1 January 1697 – 10 November 1763) was Governor-General of French India . added: 5 weeks ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 1 Piastre Nd / 1921 - 1931 series: U.4808 s.no: 319 grade: VF cat: 48b comment: Signatures: Administrateur - Stanislas SIMON & Directeur - René-Jules Thion de La Chaume (28 mai 1877, Le Vésinet - 2 janvier 1940). FRONT : Helmeted woman BACK : "Giay Bac Mot Dong" = banknote "Dong" in vietnamese. added: 5 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (Commercial Bank of Scotland Ltd) 02/01/1954 series: 27B s.no: 532007 grade: XF- comment: FRONT : Lord Cockburn, allegorical women, female head. BACK : Arms - Motto in Latin : "Ditat - Servata - Fides" (faith preserved enriches). added: 6 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (Bank of Scotand) 17/07/1968 series: A / 4 s.no: 0398306 grade: xf cat: 109a comment: FRONT : Arms "Latin Motto" - -Tanto Uberior (More expansive - Expansiver - plus de croissance). BACK : Arms and ship. added: 6 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (The Union Bank Of scotland Limited) 03/07/1950 series: C / 9 s.no: 206786 grade: VF+ cat: S816a comment: Signed Morrison FRONT : Arms and sailing merchant ship. Motto "A Shield and stay" - Ein Schild und Aufenthalt / Un Bouclier et rester.. BACK : Commercial port and arsenal. added: 6 weeks ago
scotla 1 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland plc) 01/05/1986 series: D / 44 s.no: 555269 grade: aUNC cat: 341Aa comment: signature: Charles Winter (1933-96) was a banker. He worked for The Royal Bank of Scotland, 1949-1992, including serving as chief executive of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, 1985-92. FRONT : Coat of arms at right. BACK : Edinburgh Castle. added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland) 05/01/1972 series: A / 3 s.no: 067086 grade: VF+ cat: 336a comment: FRONT : Arms BACK : Edinburgh Castle added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland) 15/07/1970 series: A / 56 s.no: 560824 grade: VF- cat: 334 comment: FRONT : The Forth Road Bridge is a suspension bridge in east central Scotland. The bridge, opened in 1964, spans the Firth of Forth, connecting Edinburgh, at Queensferry, to Fife, at North Queensferry. It replaced a centuries-old ferry service to carry vehicular traffic, cyclists and pedestrians across the Forth; railway crossings are made by the adjacent Forth Bridge, opened in 1890. BACK : Arms "FIRM" added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland) 01/09/1967 series: A / 9 s.no: 758453 grade: XF+ cat: 327 comment: Scottish Gaelic: "Banca Rìoghail na h-Alba" FRONT : David Dale (1739–1806) was a leading Scottish industrialist, merchant and philanthropist during the Scottish Enlightenment period at the end of the 18th century. BACK : Royal Bank of Scotland Head Office in Edinburgh (Dundas House, designed by Sir William Chambers, built in 1774 for Sir Lawrence Dundas, and acquired by the bank in 1821) and Chief Office in Glasgow (113-115 Buchanan Street). added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (North Of Scotland Bank limited) 01/07/1940 s.no: C201166 grade: XF cat: S644 comment: FRONT : King's College in Old Aberdeen, Scotland, the full title of which is The University and King's College of Aberdeen (Collegium Regium Abredonense), is a formerly independent university founded in 1495 and now an integral part of the University of Aberdeen. Its historic buildings are the centrepiece of the University of Aberdeen's Old Aberdeen campus, often known as the King's or King's College campus. BACK : Arms / Motto - "Ne nimium" (not too much) - "fide et Indsutria" (By faith and industry ). added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (The Union Bank Of scotland Limited) 12/02/1937 series: K/25 s.no: 613915 grade: VF+ cat: S815c comment: Signed Hird and Wilson added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (National Commercial Bank Of Scotland Limited) 01/10/1964 series: 1H s.no: 148171 grade: VF cat: 269a comment: Same descriptive as the Catalog number 265 banknote, but the dominant color is green. added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (National Commercial Bank Of Scotland Limited) 16/09/1959 s.no: S 864986 grade: VF+ cat: 265 comment: FRONT : The Forth Bridge, Construction of the bridge began in 1882 and it was opened on 4 March 1890 - 9 miles (14 kilometres). BACK : Arms - "In Patriam Fidelis" (faithful to the homeland / "Ditat - Servata - Fides" (faith preserved enriches or rich fidelity). added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (The National Bank Of Scotland) 01/10/1956 series: B/P s.no: 898 - 498 grade: xf cat: 258c comment: FRONT : Glasgow cathedral (on the left) and castle (at right). BACK : Edinburgh (panoramic view). added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (Clydesdale Bank) 01/02/1965 series: C/D s.no: 826988 grade: VF+ cat: 197 comment: Same descriptive as the banknote reference 195 "CLYDESDALE BANK & NORTH OF SCOTLAND BANK LTD". added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (Clydesdale & North of Scotland Bank limited) 01/03/1961 series: B/A s.no: 422894 grade: vf cat: 195a comment: FRONT : Arms -Motto Latin" Fide Et Industria" (faith and industry ) - Litore Ad Litus / Stone carving over the door to the head-office of the Clydesdale Bank in Glasgow. BACK : Ship under construction, tugboat added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (Clydesdale & North of Scotland Bank limited 01/03/1954 s.no: J924649 grade: VF- cat: 191a comment: FRONT : Arms, ships at dockside, landscape. BACK : River scene added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (Commercial Bank of Scotland Ltd) series: A/25 s.no: 201572 grade: XF- cat: S331b comment: FRONT : Major John Pitcairn (28 December 1722 – 17 June 1775) was a Scottish Marine officer who was stationed in Boston, Massachusetts, at the start of the American War of Independence. Upper, detail of the façade of Commercial Bank of Scotland building. BACK : The Dome is a building on George Street in the New Town of Edinburgh, Scotland. It currently functions as a bar, restaurant and nightclub, although it was first built as the headquarters of the Commercial Bank of Scotland in 1847. The building was designed by David Rhind in a Graeco-Roman style. added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (Commercial Bank of Scotland Ltd) 02/01/1953 series: 26T s.no: 603783 grade: VF+ cat: S332 comment: FRONT : Henry Thomas Cockburn of Bonaly, Lord Cockburn (26 October 1779 - 26 April/18 July 1854) was a Scottish lawyer, judge and literary figure. He served as Solicitor General for Scotland between 1830 and 1834. BACK : Arms - "Ditat - Servata - Fides" ( Rich Fidelity). added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (British Linen Bank) 29/02/1968 series: W/4 s.no: 913290 grade: VF+ cat: 169a comment: Front : Sir Walter Scott Back : Seal "DITAT" added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (British Linen Bank) 12/05/1959 series: K/3 s.no: 869004 grade: VF+ cat: 157d comment: FRONT : Arms, seal BACK : Seal 'DITAT" - they want to say wealth or Rich. added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland) 04/02/1993 series: C / 26 s.no: 202999 grade: aUNC cat: 351c comment: Front : Lord Ilay (refer to #347a) Back : Edinburgh Castle -There has been a royal castle in the 12th century to the end of 15th century. added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 5 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland) 11/02/2016 (27/10/2016) series: AE s.no: 530099 grade: UNC cat: New PICK comment: FRONT : Nan (Anna) Shepherd (11 February 1893 – 23 February 1981) was a Scottish novelist and poet. Behind Nan’s portrait sits a picture of the Cairngorms, so beloved by Nan Shepherd and celebrated in her writing, as well as a quote from her book ‘The Living Mountain'. On the reverse of the £5 note features two mackerel, the single most valuable stock for the Scottish fishing industry, as well as an excerpt from the poem ‘The Choice’ by Sorley MacLean (1911/1996). added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 5 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland) 25/03/1987 series: A/2 s.no: 193567 grade: aUNC cat: 347a comment: Front : Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll, 1st Earl of Ilay (June 1682 – 15 April 1761) was a Scottish nobleman, politician, lawyer, businessman and soldier. He was known as Lord Archibald Campbell from 1703 to 1706, and as the Earl of Ilay from 1706 until 1743, when he succeeded to the dukedom. He was the dominant political leader in Scotland in his day, and was involved in many civic projects. First Governor of this bank. Back: Culzean Castle near Maybole, Carrick, it was built in stages between 1777 and 1792. added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland) 01/03/1966 series: CM s.no: 441365 grade: VF cat: 325a comment: Front : Athena, allegorical woman and Upper - "Dieu et mon droit" is the royal motto UK. Back : Royal Bank of Scotland buldings in Edinburgh and Glasgow. added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 5 £ (Clydesdale Bank) 13/02/2016 series: W/HS s.no: 035983 grade: UNC cat: 369b comment: signature: Chief Executive Officer David Duffy - "The Forth Bridge Scottish World Heritage Site" - 125th Anniversary of Opening of Forth Bridge. Front : Sir William Arrol (13 February 1839 – 20 February 1913) was a Scottish civil engineer, bridge builder, and Liberal Unionist Party politician.Bottom right of portrait The crane Titan Clydebank is a 150-foot-high (46 m). added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (Clydesdale Bank) 18/09/1987 series: D/DP s.no: 311443 grade: aUNC cat: 211d comment: Front : Robert I (11 July 1274 – 7 June 1329), popularly known as Robert the Bruce- was King of Scots from 1306 until his death in 1329. Back : The Battle of Bannockburn (24 June 1314) was a significant Scottish victory in the First War of Scottish Independence. added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 5 £ (Bank of Scotland) 25/03/2016 series: AD s.no: 279748 grade: UNC cat: New Pick comment: Front : Sir Walter Scott; Bank of Scotland building, Edinburgh - Back : Brig o' Doon, sometimes called the Auld Brig or Old Bridge of Doon is a late medieval bridge in Ayrshire, Dumfries - Built in the early fifteenth century (by James Kennedy, who died in 1465). added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (Bank of Scotand) 18/11/1986 series: D/90 s.no: 0989631 grade: VF+ cat: 111f comment: Front : Portrait of Sir Walter Scott (author, 1771 - 1832). Back: Sailing ship, arms, seal added: 7 weeks ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (Bank of Scotand) 01/09/1955 s.no: H0510620 grade: VF+ cat: 100b comment: signatures: Craig & Watson - issue between: 01.05.1955 - 14.09.1956. Front & Back : Medallion and Sailing Ship. added: 7 weeks ago
Uganda 100 Shillings ND / 1982 series: D/70 s.no: 146152 grade: aUNC cat: 19b comment: FRONT : Coat of arms and political map of the country. BACK : Lake Kyoga (also spelled Kioga) is a large shallow lake in Uganda, about 1,720 km2 (660 sq mi). added: 2 months ago
ALBANIA - Korçe 1/2 Franga 25.03.1917 overprint: violet handstamp on back "Korce" series: B s.no: numbering illegible 00 xxx grade: Poor cat: S143a comment: The frange (Albanian) or franc (French) was the currency of the Republic of Korçë (also written "Koritza" on the currency) between 1917 and 1921. It was subdivided into 100 centimes. The currency was introduced during the period of French occupation. It was only issued in paper money form, with notes issued in denominations of 50 centimes, 1 and 5 frange. After the end of the French occupation, the frange was replaced by the skender in 1921. FRONT : Double headed eagle BACK: added: 2 months ago
Banco de Costa Rica 5 Colones ND - (1901-1908) series: C s.no: 37120 grade: aUNC cat: S173r comment: FRONT : Rest after fruit harvest - in the background - woman at plowing and a grain silo. BACK : Banco de Costa Rica building in San José. added: 2 months ago
El Banco de Costa Rica 5 Pesos 01/04/1899 s.no: 81442 grade: XF+ cat: S163 comment: Unissued banknote added: 2 months ago
Banco Anglo Costarricense 5 Colones 01.01.19xx (1903-1917) series: A s.no: 124541 grade: XF+ cat: 122r comment: FRONT : Juan Mora Fernández (1784 on San José – 1854) was Costa Rica's first elected head of state - considered a liberal and decided to move the capital from Cartago to Puntarenas. BACK : Arms. added: 2 months ago
SYRIE 1 Piastre 01/01/1920 series: Z/E s.no: 964,545 grade: VF+ cat: 6 comment: Banque de Syrie. BACK / Columns of Baalbek added: 2 months ago
SYRIE 2000 £ ND/2017 series: L/01 s.no: 5009617 grade: UNC cat: New comment: Central Bank Of Syria. FRONT / Bashar Hafez al-Assad (born 11 September 1965) is the 19th and current President of Syria, holding the office since 17 July 2000. It is at the center of international news since the outbreak of the Syrian civil war. BACK / People's Council of Syria, Damascus. added: 2 months ago
SYRIE 100 ND/2009 grade: UNC cat: 113 comment: Central Bank Of Syria. FRONT / Basalt stone gate and amphitheatre of Bosra. BACK / Central Bank of Syria (Damascus), dome of Omayyad mosque in Damascus, ancient coin. added: 2 months ago