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Northern Ireland 10 £ 01/01/1998 s.no: UA899322 grade: XF- cat: 136a comment: Observe : "Youg Man" and below 6 crests of the province of Ulster. Reverse : Spanish Armada in Ireland / La Girona was a galleass of the 1588 Spanish Armada that foundered and sank off Lacada Point, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, on the night of 26 October 1588 after making its way eastward along the Irish coast. The wreck is noteworthy for the loss of life that resulted, and for the treasures since recovered. added: 9 days ago
Danske Bank - Ulster 10 £ 25/01/2013 s.no: AA1128642 grade: VF+ cat: 212 comment: Observe : John Boyd Dunlop, bicycle Reverse : Drawing and details of City Hall, Belfast. added: 2 weeks ago
FRANCE 2 Francs ND / 1917 series: A s.no: 0,725,284 grade: VF+ cat: VF05 comment: Description identical to the 50 cent note, but the dominant color is purple. added: 4 weeks ago
FRANCE 1 Franc ND / 1917 series: M s.no: 0,294,462 grade: VF+ cat: VF03 comment: Description identical to the 50 cent note, but the dominant color is brown added: 4 weeks ago
FRANCE 50 Centimes ND / 1917 series: I s.no: 0,435,009 grade: X cat: VF01 comment: Signature of the Paymaster General to the armies: C. de CELLE FRONT : In the center, in a cartouche, the value in letter framed characters evoking the return of the Soldier (in French : "Poilu" (woman, children, soldier, dog). BACK : In the same type of frame as the front: French Republic, Value in figures in the angles - In the center a cartridge with the RF monogram - On both sides of the monogram text on the terms of Repayment and validity. added: 4 weeks ago
DJIBOUTI - French Somali Coast 50 Francs ND/1952 series: F.104 s.no: 593 grade: VF- cat: 25 comment: FRONT : Dhow (In French = Boutre / In German = Dhau), is the generic name of a number of traditional sailing vessels with one or more masts with lateen sails used in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean region. BACK : Camel caravan added: 5 weeks ago
DJIBOUTI 5 Francs ND/1928 to 1938 series: O.37 s.no: 398 grade: vf cat: 6b(2) comment: signature titles: "Président" & "Directeur Géneral" / Borduge & Baudouin. FRONT : Helmeted woman - by Charles-Albert Walhain (1877-1936) is a French painter and sculptor. added: 5 weeks ago
Saar 1 Franc ND / 1919 s.no: B.238,545 grade: VF+ cat: 2 comment: FRONT : Marianne is a national symbol of the French Republic, a personification of liberty and reason, and a portrayal of the Goddess of Liberty. BACK: Coin 1 franc 1919 - The Sower engraved by Oscar Roty (1846-1911) is a type of coin that has made a remarkable career in French numismatics. added: 5 weeks ago
Germany - Allemagne 5 Rentenmark 02/01/1926 s.no: C14388631 grade: VF+ cat: 169(2) comment: 8 digit serial FRONT : young girl peasant holding ears of wheat. BACK : Corn sheaf / Maïs Garbe. added: 6 weeks ago
Slovénia 1 Lira ND / 1945 series: Wo s.no: wo grade: VF- cat: P-R1 comment: Yugoslav partisans, who had been fighting Nazi Germany reoccupied the lost territory and established the State Bank for Istria, Fiume and the Slovenian Coast in 1945. The State Bank for Istria, Fiume and Slovene Coastal Area introduced regional banknotes in denomination of 1 Lire (P-R1), 5 Lira (P-R2), 10 Lira (P-R3), 20 Lira (P-R4), 50 Lira (P-R6), 100 Lira (P-R6), 500 Lira (P-R7) and 1,000 Lira (P-R8). added: 6 weeks ago
Slovénia 1 Lira 20/02/1944 s.no: AA - 186200 * grade: VF cat: P-S109 comment: These notes were issued by the Slovenian Committee for National Liberation. The partisan notes in denominations of 1 Liro (P-S109), 5 Lir (P-S110), 5 Lir (P-S114), 10 Lir (P-S115) and 100 Lir (P-S117) were issued in 1944 and circulated in Trieste and Fiume. added: 6 weeks ago
Manchukuo 100 Yuan ND / 1938 series: 36 s.no: 0169054 grade: VF+ cat: J133b comment: (Man Chou Chung Yan Yin Hang / Central Bank of Manchukuo) . 7 digit serial #. FRONT : Temple of Confucius, Qufu BACK: Sheep added: 6 weeks ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 1 Peseta 28/02/1938 s.no: E 8035736 grade: VF+ cat: 107 comment: BURGOS added: 2 months ago
Northern Bank - Ulster 1 £ 01/10/1971 s.no: C4956513 grade: XF+ cat: 187b comment: Sign. : H. M. Gabbey FRONT : Harland & Wolff shipyard, cows, loom. BACK : Lion. added: 2 months ago
Northern Bank - Ulster 10 £ 09/11/2008 s.no: YY0024174 grade: XF+ cat: 210 comment: FRONT : John Boyd Dunlop (5 February 1840 – 23 October 1921) was a Scottish inventor, In October 1887, John Boyd Dunlop developed the first practical pneumatic. BACK : Drawing and details of City Hall, Belfast. added: 2 months ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 1 Piastre / Kip / Riel / Đồng ND / 1953 s.no: A.04222929 grade: F+ cat: 99 comment: Front : King Sisavang Vong (14 July 1885 – 29 October 1959) was king of the Kingdom of Luang Phrabang and later the Kingdom of Laos from 28 April 1904 until his death on 29 October 1959. added: 2 months ago
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: 3 months 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: 3 months 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: 3 months 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: 3 months 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: 3 months 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: 3 months ago
FRENCH - INDOCHINA 100 Piastres ND / 1947 - 1954 series: C.363 - 805 s.no: 09052805 grade: VF- cat: 82a added: 3 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months 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: 4 months ago