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The world's most attractive banknotes

Posted: 01 Feb 2015 16:25
by Mac
Danzig, 1878. A very nice blue.


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Thiland ! Baht 1929

Posted: 01 Feb 2015 16:29
by Mac
One of my all time favourite banknotes.
Thailand, 1929 1 Baht.
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East Africa

Posted: 01 Feb 2015 21:04
by Lavery
East African Currency Board notes.

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5 Florins is an unusual denomination
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This note came from a page on Tanzania currency, where all the older note issues are pictured

Egypt

Posted: 01 Feb 2015 22:10
by Mac
My favourite Egyptian notes.

National Bank of Egypt, One Pound 1899 'Camel' note.
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Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 19:41
by Mac
Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China. 1921.
Very intricate designs—probably reflecting a wealthy bank!

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Commercial Bank of China

Posted: 03 Mar 2015 18:36
by Mac
Commercial Bank of China 1 dollar 1929.
Another nice design.
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West Africa 10 Shillings 1928

Posted: 05 Mar 2015 16:21
by Mac
British West Africa, 10 Shillings, 1928.
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Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 23:48
by Mac
New Zealand £1 1874.

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Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Posted: 25 Mar 2016 18:20
by Mac
Here's another nice one.

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British Guiana 2 Dollars 1924.

Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Posted: 05 Nov 2017 22:54
by Series B notes
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

Posted: 08 Nov 2017 00:18
by Series B notes
Oh yes-this one is nice as well: Croatia 10 Kuna 1993
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As is this one: Germany 10 marks 1980
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Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Posted: 11 Nov 2017 22:15
by Mac
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

Posted: 02 Dec 2017 23:33
by Series B notes
I just found this on eBay, and I like it!
Bulgaria 2 leva 1999
This one too:
South Arabia (Yemen) 10 dinars 1967
In addition to this one:
Jordan 10 dinars 1959
Bonus: 10 dinar note looks very much like the Lavery 10 pound Mac posted earlier!
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Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Posted: 19 Jan 2018 20:51
by Series B notes
This one is a must-have due to the scarcity and good eye appeal: Iraq 1 Dinar 1942

Re: The world's most attractive banknotes

Posted: 19 Jan 2018 22:04
by DOC
A nice Ploughman note from Borneo :!: