A lovely quartet of notes issued by Nicaragua and all printed on polymer plastic. Included in the set are the 10, 20, 50 and 100 cordobas values – The fronts all feature local landmarks such as the Salvador Allende Port in Managua, a church, the Handicrafts Market and Granada Cathedral. The backs are delightful with vignettes of dancers and a horse and buggy. Uncirculated.
A quartet of notes from Nigeria, all printed on polymer plastic. It comprises the 5,10, 20 and 50 naira dated 2007 to 2009 (P32-5) The fronts feature portraits of prominent citizens whilst the backs feature traditional dancers, women carrying pots, fishermen preparing fish and a woman at a potter’s wheel. Crisp Uncirculated.
A trio of notes issued by Nigeria and all printed on polymer plastic rather than paper. Included in the trio are the 5,10 and 50 naira issued between 2019 and 2020. The portraits of important dignatories and citizens appear on the front while the backs feature illustrations of traditional drummers, women carrying baskets and fishermen with their catch. Uncirculated at just £3.75
Wonderful Uncut sheets of the 5000 won issued by North Korea in 1982 (P46) This was the highest denomination issued at the time and features a portrait of Kim Il Sung, the revered first leader of ‘The Hermit Kingdom’ which is rarely visited by Westerners. The back has an illustration of Kim Il Sung’s family compound. These sheets of three 5000 won are in Crisp Uncirculated.
These 100 baisa notes were issued in 1989 (P22) They feature a portrait of Sultan Qaboos bin Said who recently died. In 1970 he usurped his father and was responsible for modernising Oman and ending the country’s international isolation. His portrait appears on the front and an aerial view of Port Qaboos at Muttrah is on the back. Uncirculated at £4.50