Crisp Uncirculated examples of the 10 cruzeiros note issued by Brazil in 1992 (P228) A portrait of
Cecilia Meireles appears on the front. She was widely considered the best female 20th century
poet from Brazil As a teacher she also promoted educational reforms. The illustrations on the back refer
to her work alongside a vignette of a child reading. Crisp Uncirculated at £3.25
Ivory Coast is part of the currency union of The West African States. This means that all the countries within that currency union issue the same banknotes. The addition of a suffix letter after the
serial number then identifies which country that note was actually issued for. In the case of the Ivory
Coast, the suffix letter used is A.
These 1000 francs were issued over 20 years ago in 1999 (P111A) The front has a women in headscarf to the right with a vignette of dam building behind. The back has women carrying baskets to the
right with carved masks to the left and a village on stilts over water in the background. Crisp A
Uncirculated at the very special price of just £6.25
These Russia 50 kopecks were issued as a Treasury Small Change note in 1915 (P31) It’s fairly
small. It’s a simple affair with a crowned double headed eagle as the main illustration. This motif
was disbanded after the Russian Revolution which followed two years later in 1917. Available here in EF.