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A wonderful Test note issued by De la Rue Giori and depicting Johannes Gutenberg, the 15th century inventor of the printing press with moveable type. This invention is regarded as one of the most significant ever, ushering in, as it did, an era of mass communication. This Uniface Test note has a portrait of Gutenberg to the left and a hologram to the right. Crisp Uncirculated at £8.50.
You now have it within your power to make someone an instant millionaire! The Million Pound
Note featured in the 1954 Gregory Peck film of the same name. He had the use of a Million Pound
Note for 1 month and as no-one could change it, people were more than willing to extend him credit.
These Million Pound notes are a limited edition taken from the original props used for the film. They
measure approximately 8” x 5” and comes in a special window envelope with a story card included.
We offer examples of the 100 rouble note dated 1910 featuring a portrait of Empress Catherine the Great on the back and in the watermark.(P13) These were amongst the last notes issued under the
Russian Tsars and measure approximately 10” x 5”. At the time they were issued they were worth 4 ounces of gold.
Here we present this wonderful note in Fine.