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.
We offer Crisp Uncirculated examples of the 500 vatu in 1993.(P5) From 1906 this Pacific Island nation was jointly managed as the New Hebrides as an Anglo-French condominium until its independence in 1980. A Melanesian man appears to the right on the front. The back shows carved figures and a man in traditional dress beats a drum carved from a whole tree. Crisp Uncirculated.
The economy of Venezuela has been ravaged by rampant hyperinflation in recent years. In 2008, the government revalued the currency by 100 to one. Ten years later in 2018, five noughts were lopped off when the currency was revalued yet again 100,000 to one These new notes from Venezuela are dated 2019 and show yet again how higher and higher denominations were needed to keep up with inflation. The highest values that have been issued are the 10,000, 20,000 and 50,000 bolivares (P-New) Unlike previous issues, they have a common design. On the front, we find a portrait of Simon Bolivar while on the back a view of the National Pantheon of Venezuela in Caracas is illustrated, otherwise known as the Mausoleo del Libertador Simon Bolivar and where he was buried in 1842. This Uncirculated trio was printed by the Russian Security Printers Goznak and have a 2mm wide security thread. Uncirculated Venezuela High value Trio at just £11.50