In 2018, to mark World Tourism, Gibraltar issued an official replica of the 10 shilling note dated 1934. It was given a nominal face value of 50 pence for the duration of 2018 and is available now in Uncirculated condition. You may not be able to include the 1934 Gibraltar 10 shillings in your collection but this one, which officially mirrors the original, is completely affordable.
Idi Amin was a notorious President of Uganda in the 1970s. His dictatorial and bloody rule eventually ended and he went into exile. Notes with his portrait have always been popular with collectors and as the years have passed, have become increasingly elusive, especially in top condition. We recently came by a small number of the complete denomination set featuring Idi Aminwith examples of the 5,10,20,50 and 100 shillings (P5-9) All our notes are Uncirculated. A tough set to find these days. Very limited availability.
In 2021 Ukraine celebrated 30 years of independence following the breakup of the Soviet Union. To mark the event they issued a special series of banknotes. From this series, of which just 30,000 were issued, we offer the highest denomination – the 1000 hryven.(P-New). This impressive note, with the anniversary overprint, features the equally impressive Vladimir Vernadsky. He was considered one of the founders of geochemistry and was instrumental in setting up the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences. The Presidium of this organisation appears on the back. Crisp Uncirculated Ukrainian Anniversary 1000 hryven 2021. Limited availability.
The United Arab Emirates are making the switch from paper to polymer banknotes. We can now offer uncirculated examples of the green polymer 10 dirhams just issued in April 2022.(P-New) The front is dominated by a view of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque with a view of the Khorfakkan Amphitheatre on the back. The see through security window features a portrait of UAE’s founding father Sheik Zayed bin Sultan. Uncirculated Polymer.
These small $5 bonds were issued by the State of Louisiana in the United States in the late 1870’s in a desperate bid to raise money for education. They are known as ‘Baby Bonds’ because they feature a small child in a fancy bonnet on the front. Interest was for 7 ½ cents per year. The $5 was redeemable in 1886.
These Million Dollar notes are a lot of fun. They are a private issue with an illustration of the Statue of Liberty on the front and Mount Rushmore on the back. Impress your friends with a Million Dollar Bill!
Vanuatu has completed the transition from issuing its banknotes in paper and now uses polymer plastic. We offer here Uncirculated examples of the plastic 500 vatu issued in 2017 (P-New). The mauve polymer plastic 500 vatu is mauve and slightly reduced in size over the paper version. The same Melanesian man in on the front and a group of dancing boys on the back while another draws in the sand. Limited availability.