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Last updated 23 September 2016

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Featured bank notes:

  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
G > GREAT BRITAIN > 2015- Cleland (British paper money)
British bank note - click to enlarge Pnew5   AK40 5 pounds 2016 UNC $ 11.00
5 British Pounds banknote uncirculated (2016)Signature Victoria Cleland. Prefix AK40. Winston Churchill. First Polymer note from Bank of England. Duggleby B414. See through panel. Queen Elizabeth II on face. More details: http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/Documents/thenewfiver.pdf

Pnew5 AK40 5 pounds 2016 UNC $ 11.00

British bank note - click to enlarge

Signature Victoria Cleland. Prefix AK40. Winston Churchill. First Polymer note from Bank of England. Duggleby B414. See through panel. Queen Elizabeth II on face. More details: http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/Documents/thenewfiver.pdf

C > CHINA > Taiwan (Chinese paper money)
Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1925b     1 yuan (1944) F/VF $ 10.50
1 Chinese Yuan banknote fine / very fine (1944)Temple and stairs to left. Block number only. Seascape on reverse. S/M T70-40

P1925b 1 yuan (1944) F/VF $ 10.50

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Temple and stairs to left. Block number only. Seascape on reverse. S/M T70-40

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1936     5 yuan 1946 aUNC $ 24.50
5 Chinese Yuan banknote about uncirculated (1946)Bank building at left. Sun Yat-sen at centre. Map at right. Naval battle scene on reverse. Map note

P1936 5 yuan 1946 aUNC $ 24.50

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Bank building at left. Sun Yat-sen at centre. Map at right. Naval battle scene on reverse. Map note

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1937     10 yuan 1946 aUNC $ 15.50
10 Chinese Yuan banknote about uncirculated (1946)Bank building at left. Sun Yat-sen at centre. Map at right. Naval battle scene on reverse. Map note

P1937 10 yuan 1946 aUNC $ 15.50

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Bank building at left. Sun Yat-sen at centre. Map at right. Naval battle scene on reverse. Map note

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1963     1 cent 1954 UNC $ 11.00
1 Chinese Cent banknote uncirculated (1954)Blue. Map note. Bank of Taiwan building. Printer: CPF. S/M T73-20. AH prefix.

P1963 1 cent 1954 UNC $ 11.00

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Blue. Map note. Bank of Taiwan building. Printer: CPF. S/M T73-20. AH prefix.

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1971a     1 yuan 1961 UNC $ 2.50
1 Chinese Yuan banknote uncirculated (1961)Sun Yat-sen at left. Chinshui Cliff at right. Printer PFBT. The Office of the President on back. 137 x 55mm. Engraved.

P1971a 1 yuan 1961 UNC $ 2.50

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Sun Yat-sen at left. Chinshui Cliff at right. Printer PFBT. The Office of the President on back. 137 x 55mm. Engraved.

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1973     5 yuan 1961 aUNC $ 19.50
5 Chinese Yuan banknote about uncirculated (1961)SYS at left. Printer CPF. House with a tower at right. Z-P prefix.

P1973 5 yuan 1961 aUNC $ 19.50

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

SYS at left. Printer CPF. House with a tower at right. Z-P prefix.

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1984     10 yuan 1976 UNC $ 3.50
10 Chinese Yuan banknote uncirculated (1976)Sun Yat-sen at l. Bank on reverse.

P1984 10 yuan 1976 UNC $ 3.50

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Sun Yat-sen at l. Bank on reverse.

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