We offer sets of notgeld issued by Paderborn, a city in Eastern North Rhine
Westphalia which was founded as a bishopric by Charlemagne in AD795. Sets are
Uncirculated and dated 1921. Those on offer here feature 4 bishops.
Guatemala has flirted with issuing polymer banknotes and this 5 quetzales dated 2010 is one of the
few. (P122) The front features a portrait of General Justo Rufino Barrios who was President of
Guatemala between 1873 and 1885. The back has a schoolroom scene and celebrates the introduction
of free primary education. Uncirculated polymer 5 quetzales
These 20 marks note dated 1929 feature a portrait of Werner von Siemens, a German inventor
and industrialist who was also the founder of the electrical and telecommunications
company we know today as Siemens.(P181) The note is densely engraved with Werner’s portrait
to the right. On the back allegorical cherubs support a roundel featuring the profile of a
worker with hammer. Lovely notes Crisp A Unc.
A trio of Crisp
issued by Egypt.
Denomination included in
the sets are the 5, 10 and 20
Pounds. While the illustrations
on the front all depict
different mosques, the backs
reflect Egypt’s rich history
with details of ancient
carved friezes and a statue
of a Pharaoh. A lovely set.