For those of you who don’t know
what a palindrome is, it is a word
or series of numbers that reads the
same from right to left as it does
from left to right. Banknote collectors
call serial numbers that read this
way, radar notes.
The 1991 Proof Set is just such an
animal. We can offer this Proof Set
in either the blue regular case of issue or the red leather deluxe case of issue, the choice
Each set contains the £1, 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p and 1p plus the Royal Mint dated medal.
Important: the 10p and the 50p were NOT struck for circulation. So if you want either of
these coins for your collection you will have to get them from a Royal Mint set.
In America if you had a set with one coin, let alone two coins not struck for circulation, the
price would be in the high hundreds if not the low thousands of Pounds…
The latest issue in the new series of Argentina notes
is the 50 pesos (P-New) The central illustration is
of the iconic condor, a common sight in the mountains of Argentina. The condor is in
full flight on the front of the note while on the back it is shown soaring over a mountain
range. Crisp Uncirculated
In 1995 the Bank of Scotland changed the design of its banknotes to celebrate its 300th
Anniversary. A new portrait of Sir Walter Scott was chosen for the fronts and the backs made
reference to different Scottish industries.
We have a limited supply of the 1995 Bank of Scotland £5 notes (P119) all
with the first prefix for the issue AA. The £5 reverse celebrates the Oil and Energy industry.
Crisp Uncirculated and limited availability.
In the 1980’s, the Ministry of Defence withdrew all British Armed Forces vouchers from circulation
and decided to sell off some of the pre decimal issues which remained in their
vaults. We call this the Berlin Hoard because they had been kept in Berlin. We offer a Crisp
Uncirculated quartet of Berlin Hoard notes comprising the 5/- 2nd Issue, 1/- and 10/- 3rd Issue
and 1/- 4th Issue. (PM20d, 26b, 28b and 32b) Limited availability
In the countries Japan occupied during the Second World War, a special currency was issued denominated
in the currency of the country before the occupation. In the case of Burma these Japanese
Government headed notes were denominated in rupees. We offer examples of the 10 rupees issued for
Burma (P16) The design was simple with a vignette of temples on the front and a panel of engraving on the back. Available here in F-VF.
From our vast stock
of cheques we have
gathered together 10
different cheques from 10
different coastal locations
around the British Isles.
They are dated from the
1870’s through to the early
years of the twentieth century.
Included are cheques
from Thurso, Ramsay,
Oban, Whitby, Isle of
Eastbourne and Brighton.
A bumper Coastal Cheque