This 2000 dinars note issued by Algeria in 2020 celebrated those who fought for the independence of Algeria from France. A lineup of important participants in the struggle are featured on the front with a view of the Martyrs Monument. A water conduit and a Royal Mausoleum is on the back. The date coincides with Independence Day which is 5th July. Uncirculated.
This is a new high value 2000 dinars note from Algeria, printed using Durasafe which comprises 2 cotton paper outer layers with a full transparent polymer core.(P-New) It was issued to commemorate the 31st Ordinary Session of the Council of the League of Arab States held in Algiers in November 2022. The front has a vignette of the Martyr’s Monument and the Arab League Logo, The back features a stone arch in N’Aijer National Park, the minaret of the Great Mosque of Algiers, a palm tree, camel caravan, the Hoggar Mountains and Roman ruins in Tipaza. High value Algeria in Uncirculated.
When these 20 escudos notes were issued in 1973, Angola was still under Portuguese Rule although this was not to last much longer (P104a). Angola was swept up by the Carnation Revolution taking place in Portugal in 1974. It achieved full independence along with other Portuguese colonies in 1975. These 20 escudos are much scarcer than other values in the same series. The front bears the portrait of probably the most famous of Portuguese poets Luis de Camoes (1524-1580) He is shown wearing armour and a crown of laurels and holding a quill and book. The Upland cotton plant appears on the back. From an original bundle put away 50 years ago when they were issued, we can offer Choice Uncirculated Angola 1973 20 escudos.
In 2020, Angola decided to commemorate the 45th Anniversary of its independence from Portugal by issuing a new series of notes, with most being printed on polymer. We offer Uncirculated examples of the polymer 200. It features a portrait of Dr Antonio Agostinho Neto who was the country’s first President after independence. The backs feature natural wonders of the nation with a view of the Black Rocks at Pungo Andongo in Malanje on the 200 Kwanzas.
In 2020, Angola decided to commemorate the 45th Anniversary of its independence from Portugal by issuing a new series of notes, with most being printed on polymer. Here we offer Uncirculated examples of the polymer 500 kwanzas. It features a portrait of Dr Antonio Agostinho Neto who was the country’s first President after independence. The back feature a view of The Tendavola Gap in Huila Province.
In the 1990’s Angola suffered from inflation and this was reflected in the size of the banknote denominations. This 500,000 kwanzas note is dated 1991 (P134) The front features a conjoined portrait of Eduardo dos Santos and Agostinho Neto, both prominent leaders in the fight for independence against Portugal .A family group of rhinoceros feature on the back. Crisp Uncirculated.
Until a few years ago, the East Caribbean Central Bank issued notes for its members and identified which island they were intended for by way of a letter overprint or a suffix letter at the end of the serial number. Anguilla issues were unusual because the map of the islands which was part of the design did not name Anguilla on the earlier 1988 issue but did on the issues of a few years later. We offer two varieties of the bright red East Caribbean 1 dollar designated for Anguilla. The first had the overprint of a capital U in a circle in the front of a note issued for St Vincent with a V suffix letter (P17u) The second, issued a few years later names Anguilla in the island group map to the right of the Queen’s portrait. The suffix is a letter U (P21u) We can offer both varieties in Crisp Uncirculated but quantities are limited.
An uncut sheet of the Plastic 1 dollar note issued by the Antarctica Overseas Exchange in December 2011 to mark the Centenary of the conquest of the South Pole 1911-2011. The design is dominated by illustrations of King Penguins, protecting their chicks and on the move towards their feeding grounds. A holographic windowed thread completes the package. Crisp Uncirculated and printed on plastic- the Uncut Sheet of Plastic Antarctica.
These 200 pesos notes. Issued by Argentina, first appeared in 2016.(P364) Since then Argentina’s economy has slumped so we are able to offer them at a discount on our previous price The front is dominated by a Southern Right Whale emerging from the water while the back features a view of Peninsular Valdes a World Heritage Site important as a breeding ground of the Southern Right Whale. Crisp Uncirculated.
The island nation of Aruba excelled itself in 2019 with a stunning set of banknotes. This 10 dollars, the lowest denomination in the series, is printed in vertical format (P-New) A Green Sea Turtle and Spotted Trunkfish are depicted on the front and a ruined Gold Mill is on the back. There is a striking motion surface windowed thread to complete this little marvel. Uncirculated.