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Last updated 18 January 2019

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Featured bank notes:

  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
G > GREAT BRITAIN > Lake District Local pound currency (British paper money)
British bank note - click to enlarge PNIPLD1     1 pound 2019 UNC £ 4.99
1 British Pound banknote uncirculated (2019)The LD£1 is based around ‘Fun and Adventure’, featuring pioneering Victorian educator Charlotte Mason. Charlotte Mason established her House of Education in Ambleside in 1892 and it is still part of the University of Cumbria campus on site.

PNIPLD1 1 pound 2019 UNC £ 4.99

British bank note - click to enlarge

The LD£1 is based around ‘Fun and Adventure’, featuring pioneering Victorian educator Charlotte Mason. Charlotte Mason established her House of Education in Ambleside in 1892 and it is still part of the University of Cumbria campus on site.

British bank note - click to enlarge PNIPLD20     20 pounds 2019 UNC £ 26.00
20 British Pounds banknote uncirculated (2019)The LD£20 represents ‘Love for the Landscape’ and features Canon Hardwicke Rawnsley, who lived in the Lake District and was one of the founders of the National Trust as well as a key pioneer in conservation. It also features a view across Coniston Water .

PNIPLD20 20 pounds 2019 UNC £ 26.00

British bank note - click to enlarge

The LD£20 represents ‘Love for the Landscape’ and features Canon Hardwicke Rawnsley, who lived in the Lake District and was one of the founders of the National Trust as well as a key pioneer in conservation. It also features a view across Coniston Water .

British bank note - click to enlarge PNIPLD5     5 pounds 2019 UNC £ 8.50
5 British Pounds banknote uncirculated (2019)The LD£5 celebrates ‘Creativity and Freedom’, featuring Rebecca Gill’s artistic portrait of children’s author Beatrix Potter and a view across Buttermere in the Western Lake District.

PNIPLD5 5 pounds 2019 UNC £ 8.50

British bank note - click to enlarge

The LD£5 celebrates ‘Creativity and Freedom’, featuring Rebecca Gill’s artistic portrait of children’s author Beatrix Potter and a view across Buttermere in the Western Lake District.

L > LEBANON (Lebanese paper money)
Lebanese bank note - click to enlarge P91a TBB B533a A/02 5,000 livres 2012 UNC £ 4.45
5,000 Lebanese Livres banknote uncirculated (2012)Banque du Liban. Value in Arabic. Value on back. Signatures: R.H. Charafeddine & R.T Salameh. Watermark:Cedar tree & electrotype 5000.

P91a TBB B533a A/02 5,000 livres 2012 UNC £ 4.45

Lebanese bank note - click to enlarge

Banque du Liban. Value in Arabic. Value on back. Signatures: R.H. Charafeddine & R.T Salameh. Watermark:Cedar tree & electrotype 5000.

G > GERMANY > Military Issue (German paper money)
German bank note - click to enlarge PM40     10 reichsmark 15/09/1944 UNC £ 15.00
10 German Reichsmark banknote uncirculated (15/09/1944)Military Payment Note. Wehrmacht. Third Reich WWII.

PM40 10 reichsmark 15/09/1944 UNC £ 15.00

German bank note - click to enlarge

Military Payment Note. Wehrmacht. Third Reich WWII.

R > RUSSIA (Russian paper money)
Russian bank note - click to enlarge P130   AA 10 rubley 1922 EF/AU £ 60.00
10 Russian Rubley banknote extremely fine / about uncirculated (1922)No folds. Corners not sharp. State Currency note. Rare. Right signature: Smirnov. Narodniy Komissariat Finantsov. Watermarked paper: Stars.

P130 AA 10 rubley 1922 EF/AU £ 60.00

Russian bank note - click to enlarge

No folds. Corners not sharp. State Currency note. Rare. Right signature: Smirnov. Narodniy Komissariat Finantsov. Watermarked paper: Stars.

T > TAJIKISTAN (Paper money from Tajikistan)
Tajikistan bank note - click to enlarge P14A TBB B205b AN 1 somoni 1999 UNC £ 2.00
1 Tajikistan Somoni banknote uncirculated (1999)Mirzo Tursundoza (poet) at right. National Bank building on back. Globe at centre on front with green colour only. National Bank of the Republic of Tajikistan. Printer: Giesecke & Devrient.

P14A TBB B205b AN 1 somoni 1999 UNC £ 2.00

Tajikistan bank note - click to enlarge

Mirzo Tursundoza (poet) at right. National Bank building on back. Globe at centre on front with green colour only. National Bank of the Republic of Tajikistan. Printer: Giesecke & Devrient.

G > GREAT BRITAIN > Wales - Black Sheep Company of Wales Ltd (British paper money)
British bank note - click to enlarge P£10 p/s     10 pounds 27/08/1970 UNC £ 34.99
10 British Pounds banknote uncirculated (27/08/1970)Cardiff Castle. Printed signature, Richard Hugh Williams.Cancellation red stamp. Red dragon top right.

P£10 p/s 10 pounds 27/08/1970 UNC £ 34.99

British bank note - click to enlarge

Cardiff Castle. Printed signature, Richard Hugh Williams.Cancellation red stamp. Red dragon top right.

International Bank Note Society (IBNS) Life Membership No. 164
Latin American Banknote Society (LANSA) Membership No. 1464