If not with us, then with whom else would you be able to buy some of the banknotes below at these prices? If you have been buying from us for a while, you will know that we are a great go-to source for banknotes of historical significance. If you haven't you should really give us a try!
A wonderful set of 6 polymer fantasy notes for the Aldabra Islands (Seychelles) The set includes 5 values – the 5, 10, 50, 100, 200, and 500 pounds values. The vertical design on the front features a charming portrait of Queen Elizabeth II as a young girl, reminiscent of her portrait on the 1935 Canada 20 dollars. On the back, in the more traditional horizontal format, various colourful birds native to the islands and including Macaws, are illustrated. A charming fantasy polymer set in Uncirculated.
During the Second World War Burma was occupied by Japanese forces. During the occupation, special currency was printed headed with the words Japanese Government. These so called JIM notes (Japanese Invasion Money) was fairly crudely printed and lasted for the duration of the war. We offer a quartet of these invasion notes issued for Burma. Our set comprises the 1, 5, 10 and 100 rupees grading Fine Unc.
After the French Revolution, a new currency, known as Assignats was introduced. This currency was backed by land taken from the aristocracy rather than the usual silver and gold. We offer examples of the 100 francs issued in 1795 (PA78) They are simple aff airs, originally printed in sheets, in black and white on one side only. Limited availability in Fine condition.