We offer a pair of 20 new shequalim notes issued by Israel, one printed on paper and one on polymer plastic (P59/64) The follow an almost identical design. Printed in vertical format the front features a portrait of Moshe Sharett, a flag raising ceremony at the UN, a Star of David and text from a speech made by Sharett. The back shows the Tower & Stockade settlement and members of the Jewish Brigade during World War II. Available separately or as a pair.
This 100 rial note for Yemen was for issue in 2018 but has only just appeared (P-New) The front features the Dracaenea Cinnabari or Socotra Dragon Tree so called because of its red sap. Native to Yemen these trees have a strange appearance with upturned crown, reminiscent of an umbrella. A terraced hillside is illustrated on the back. Crisp Uncirculated at £3.25.