The world's most attractive banknotes

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The world's most attractive banknotes

Post by Mac » 01 Feb 2015 16:25

Danzig, 1878. A very nice blue.


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Thiland ! Baht 1929

Post by Mac » 01 Feb 2015 16:29

One of my all time favourite banknotes.
Thailand, 1929 1 Baht.
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East Africa

Post by Lavery » 01 Feb 2015 21:04

East African Currency Board notes.

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5 Florins is an unusual denomination
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Egypt

Post by Mac » 01 Feb 2015 22:10

My favourite Egyptian notes.

National Bank of Egypt, One Pound 1899 'Camel' note, along with a 1924 Camel One Pound note, and 50 Piastres with the Sphinx on it.
Very attractive banknote designs.

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Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China

Post by Mac » 04 Feb 2015 19:41

Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China. 1921.
Very intricate designs—probably reflecting a wealthy bank!

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West Africa 10 Shillings 1928

Post by Mac » 05 Mar 2015 16:21

British West Africa, 10 Shillings, 1934.

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Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Post by Mac » 03 Feb 2016 23:48

New Zealand £1 1874.

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Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Post by Mac » 25 Mar 2016 18:20

Here's another nice one.

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British Guiana 2 Dollars 1924.

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Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Post by Series B notes » 05 Nov 2017 22:54

This is one of my favorites: Pakistan 1000 Rupees 2006
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I also like this one: Netherlands 25 gulden 1971
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Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Post by Series B notes » 08 Nov 2017 00:18

Oh yes-this one is nice as well: Germany 10 marks 1980
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Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Post by Mac » 11 Nov 2017 22:15

I should post an Irish note in this thread!

£10 1943 war code S

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Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Post by Series B notes » 02 Dec 2017 23:33

I just found this on eBay, and I like it!

Bonus: 10 dinar note looks very much like the Lavery 10 pound Mac posted earlier!

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Post by Series B notes » 19 Jan 2018 20:51

This one is a must-have due to the scarcity and good eye appeal: Iraq 1 Dinar 1942

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Post by DOC » 19 Jan 2018 22:04

A nice Ploughman note from Borneo :!:

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Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Post by Mac » 17 Oct 2018 23:16

The 1937 One Dollar note from British Guiana has a Toucan on it.
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Post by gaelicyoda » 18 Oct 2018 17:36

Looks like red was a popular colour for low denomination notes back in the day....

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Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Post by Vellakare » 19 Oct 2018 18:57

$10 was the price of 8 beers in a bar in Malaya in the 1960’s - and at 2s4d to the Dollar, it was worth £1:3:4

It had the rough buying power as €25 today.

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Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Post by billyf1 » 19 Oct 2018 23:20

1945 Lebanon 100 Livres. Arguably the nicest banknote in history.

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