Crisp Uncirculated examples of the 5 bolivianos for issue under the Law of 1945 (P138s) The front is dominated by a portrait of Simon Bolivar, always considered as The Liberator because of his efforts to achieve independence from Spanish rule. The arms of Bolivia are on the back. Our examples are unissued because they are not signed. Crisp Uncirculated.
A Crisp Uncirculated trio of notes from Brazil. Included are examples of the 2,5 and 10 reais. (P252-4) The fronts have a common design of an effigy of Republic while the backs feature animal and bird life – a marine turtle on the 2, the Great Egret on the 5, and the Greenwing Macaw on the 10 reais. Uncirculated.
This charming bond for 100 mil reis for the Banco do Cafe was for issue in the early years of the 20th century according to a law passed in 1890 (PS541r) The size of a large banknote the bond has a central vignette of seated allegorical females with trumpet, sword and laurel wreath fl anking a central shield. Once issued, the bond would pay 7% per year, payable in January and July and recorded on the back until the bond was redeemed. A charming piece in Crisp Uncirculated.
From the faraway Falkland Islands, we offer Crisp Uncirculated £20 notes dated 2011 (P19) The design is the same across all denominations. A facing portrait of Queen Elizabeth II is to the right. She is wearing the Grand Duchess Vladimir’s Tiara with pearl drops and Queen Alexandra’s cluster earrings. A penguin family is to the left and walruses to the right, Vignettes of Port Stanley are on the back. Crisp Uncirculated.
Guyana has just issued a new 2000-dollar note - it’s the first to be printed on polymer. It commemorates the 55th Anniversary of Independence (P-New) and is very attractive. The front features the country’s arms while on the back we find portraits of 6 children with the legend, One People, One Nation One Destiny. Uncirculated.