High grade examples of the 50 pesetas issued in 1935 by Spain. (P88) Engraved and printed by Thomas de la Rue the front features the portrait of Santiago Ramos y Cajal. He was famous as a doctor and histologist who won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1906. His elaborate memorial, found in the Parque del Buen Retiro in Madrid is illustrated on the back. These are lovely examples in Crisp EF/GEF at just £14.50.
Sri Lanka 200 rupees 1998 P114b Blue and yellow Printed on polymer plastic Issued to mark 50 years of Independence Temple and vignettes of life in Sri Lanka/ Scenes from history including trampling British flag. Unc
A lovely set of four colourful notes issued by Sri Lanka between 2015 and 2016. The values included in our set are the 20,50,100 and 500 rupees (P123-6) The fronts feature a different native bird alongside prominent landmarks, transportation links, dockside scenes and industrial installations. Unusually the backs are printed vertically and all feature dancers and musicians.