Custom Gold Units were a currency, printed in a vertical format and issued by the Central Bank of
China between 1930 and 1948. They were used as a standard for customs payments. Initially they
were fixed against the US dollar and were a means for business men to minimize exchange costs.
We offer Crisp examples of the 10 and 20 Custom Gold Units dated 1930 (P327 & 8) The front
show a portrait of Sun Yat Sen while a view of Bank Headquarters is on the backs. The pair in Crisp
Although this large 1000 kronen note bears the date 1902, it was actually issued in 1919 (P59) At
the end of the First World War, the Austrian Hungarian Empire was broken up and Austria became
an independent Republic. They are densely engraved in blue. The front has a young girl in a frame with
garlands of flowers in her hair. A crowned double headed eagle is at the centre. The back is the same
with the addition of an overprint in red of Deutscheossterriech alongside. Available here in Crisp
Aquite spectacular note was recently issued by Djibouti, a relatively small country which is strategically
located near the Red Sea, serving as a key refuelling centre and entry port. In 1977
Djibouti became independent from France. This stunning 40 francs celebrates the 40th Anniversary of
Independence (P-New) The front is dominated by a whale shark swimming amongst coral while the
back refers to the importance of Djibouti as a trading centre with a view of the harbour, container ships
and cranes. A wonderful note in Crisp Uncirculated
The Cayman Islands is one of the few countries outside the British Isles still issuing banknotes
with the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This Caribbean destination is known for
being, amongst other things a diver’s paradise and a home to many exotic creatures.
We offer here Crisp Uncirculated examples of the 5 dollars first issued in 2010. Features a facing mature portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the front,
a marine turtle and a pair of parakeets.
In 2017 Canada celebrated 150 years of the Confederation of Canada 1867-2017. One of the
ways it marked this milestone was with the issue of a 10 dollar polymer note which represented
all the regions of the country and celebrated the work and lives of 4 prominent
Canadians. The portraits of John Macdonald, George-Etienne Cartier, James Gladstone and
Agnes Campbell Macphail appear on the front alongside a broad see through security panel.
The regions of Canada are represented on the back with a view of Capilano Lake, Twin Sisters
Mountain, wheatfields, the Kipana River, the coast of New Brunswick and the Northern Lights
above Wood Buffalo Park. An impressive note in Uncirculated.