South Africa has just issued new notes which celebrate the centenary of the birth of Nelson
Mandela 1918-2018. Here we offer the 10 rand note from the new series (P-New)
The design is the same for the 10 and 20 rand notes. The front has a large portrait of Nelson Mandela. The
back features Mandela as a younger man wearing traditional dress in a rural setting with sheep.
The legend reads Madiba, the country’s affectionate name for this towering personality.
In the 1990’s when these 1 million lira were issued. Turkey was experiencing high inflation/ (B212)
Not many countries issue notes with million denominations and for those of you who make this your
collecting theme this is definitely one you should include in your collection. Kemal Ataturk, architect
of modern Turley appears on the front. An aerial view of a dam appears on the back. Crisp Uncirculated
These 250 gulden notes dated 1988 were issued by Surinam (P134). The front has a portrait of Anton
de Kom, a resistance fighter and author. The back depicts a toucan, a native of the forests in
Surinam. To the right is a vignette of de Kom addressing a meeting outside his father’s house in 1933,
the year he was eventually arrested and taken to the Netherlands. Crisp Uncirculated.
Two different 5 kroner notes issued by Sweden between 1947 and 1981. The first dated between
1947 and 1952 has an illustration on the front of Svea seated with lion and shield. A portrait of
King Gustav appears on the back (P33) Available in Crisp GVF-GEF.
In the immediate aftermath of the Russian Revolution, there were many different issues of
banknotes before a unified currency was introduced in the early 1920’s. These 10,000 rouble
notes dated 1919 were issued in South Russia (PS425) Like many of the notes at the time,
they are fairly crude and poorly printed affairs. We are
delighted to offer this 10,000 rouble note here in Fine (F) condition.