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Paper Money

 

Paper money provides a large canvas for a variety of designs, from the mundane but practical to colorful, painting-like artwork. The history of many nations can be viewed in their bank note designs. Here you'll find the bank notes, bills and bonds we have to offer.

 

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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic, Banco Central de la Republica Dominicana, 100 pesos oro, no date (1947), serial 002763A.

Dominican Republic, Banco Central de la Republica Dominicana, 100 pesos oro, no date (1947), serial 002763A, certified WBG Choice UNC 64 TOP (Totally Original Paper). Pick-65a. Crisp UNC, no issues, beautiful vignette of a woman with coffee at an altar. WBG certification #0132951.

x111604193032 $525

France

Guatemala

Guatemala, Banco de Occidente, 5 pesos, 2 June 1919, serial 3117752, P-S176b. Guatemala, Banco de Occidente, 5 pesos, 2 June 1919, serial 3117752, P-S176b. Popular, colorful note with folds and light soiling but nothing to distract from its beauty. x111604161003 $190

Mexico

Mexico, El Banco Oriental de Mexico (Puebla), 50 pesos, 14-3-1914, series QQ. 8 CCCXVI, serial 59663. Mexico, El Banco Oriental de Mexico (Puebla), 50 pesos, 14-3-1914, series QQ. 8 CCCXVI, serial 59663, certified WBG About UNC Choice 58. Pick-S384c, Frampton-M463c. Choice AU with bold embossing. WBG certification #0132954. x111604193034 $195

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Paraguay

Paraguay, El Tesoro Nacional, 10 pesos, no date, (1862), serial 17190, P-26. Paraguay, El Tesoro Nacional, 10 pesos, no date, (1862), serial 17190, certified WBG AU 55. P-26. Nice AU note with strong blue printing, no problems. Sharp corners and edges. WBG certification #0132955. x111604161004 $285

Spain

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Madrid, Spain, Ministry of Finance, 2 pesetas, 1938, serial A2452504, certified PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. P-95. Bold, well-centered printing, nice paper quality. Madrid, Spain, Ministry of Finance, 2 pesetas, 1938, serial A2452504, certified PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. P-95. Bold, well-centered printing, nice paper quality. x011743571013 $95

US Paper Money

Confederate States of America (Richmond, Virginia), one hundred dollars, dated February 17, 1864, series II, serials 8003, 8017, 8018. Confederate States of America (Richmond, Virginia), one hundred dollars, dated February 17, 1864, series II, serial 8018. All AU+, light handling seen on edges and corners. x101604141003 SOLD

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Shipwreck Paper Money: SS Andrea Doria, sunk in 1956 off Nantucket 

 

The SS Andrea Doria was an Italian luxury liner operated by the Italian Line from 1953 to 1956. During her three years of service, she had many transatlantic voyages and became popular with passengers for her luxury accommodations and quick speed. On the night of July 25, 1956, the Andrea Doria collided with the MS Stockholm, a Swedish American Line passenger liner, while travelling through heavy fog. The Stockholm's bow penetrated the Andrea Doria's starboard side, leaving a gaping hole. However, safety measures kept the Andrea Doria afloat for 11 hours, long enough for the survivors to evacuate. All together, 46 people died aboard the Andrea Doria while 6 crew members of the Stockholm were killed.

Divers descended upon the wreck just a day after its sinking to find it lying on its starboard side at a depth of about 250 feet, far too deep for recreational diving. Since then, through advances in diving equipment, technical divers are able to reach the wreck. However, heavy currents, silt clouds and the depth still make the Andrea Doria a difficult wreck to dive, earning it the nickname "the Mount Everest of wreck diving." Regardless, the allure of the ship's luxury and artifacts still on board bring divers back again and again.

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Please note there is an shipping and insurance charge of $17 on this item.  (Note these pieces are also listed under Shipwreck Coins Category)

 

USA, $1 silver certificate, series 1935D, serial V40075861F, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, Grade USA, $1 silver certificate, series 1935E, serial W61349450H, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, grade "A." High quality note, above average even for Grade A (defined by PCGS as being at least 90 percent intact), light staining and degradation along the upper left edge and upper center, great original ink colors and paper quality (most likely an AU or UNC note when it entered the water). The note is encased in a lucite holder contained in a display box and comes with a salvager's certificate and a promotional DVD entitled "S.S. Andrea Doria: A Journey of Adventure." PCGS #80019089. x121704489001 $395
USA, $1 silver certificate, series 1935D, serial V40075861F, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, Grade USA, $1 silver certificate, series 1935E, serial S39278440H, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, grade "A." High quality note, above average even for Grade A (defined by PCGS as being at least 90 percent intact), light staining, minor degradation on upper and lower left corners as well as upper center, great original ink colors and paper quality (most likely a high AU or UNC note when it entered the water). The note is encased in a lucite holder contained in a display box and comes with a salvager's certificate and a promotional DVD entitled "S.S. Andrea Doria: A Journey of Adventure." PCGS #80017784. x121704489002 $395
USA, $1 silver certificate, series 1935D, serial V40075861F, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, Grade USA, $1 silver certificate, series 1935E, serial W36703016G, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, grade "A." High quality note, above average even for Grade A (defined by PCGS as being at least 90 percent intact), light staining and degradation along the upper left edge, pinhole-like degradation spots along right side, great original ink colors and paper quality (most likely an AU or UNC note when it entered the water). The note is encased in a lucite holder contained in a display box and comes with a salvager's certificate and a promotional DVD entitled "S.S. Andrea Doria: A Journey of Adventure." PCGS #80029469. x121704489004 $395
USA, $1 silver certificate, series 1935D, serial V40075861F, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, Grade USA, $1 silver certificate, series 1935D, serial Y21925991F, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, grade "A." Scarer series from the Andrea Doria with only 224 series 1935D notes recovered from the shipwreck's first class safe. Good example with original ink colors, light staining and degradation along both left and right sides. The note is encased in a lucite holder contained in a display box and comes with a salvager's certificate and a promotional DVD entitled "S.S. Andrea Doria: A Journey of Adventure." PCGS #80016841. x121704489005 $375
USA, $1 silver certificate, series 1935D, serial V40075861F, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, Grade USA, $1 silver certificate, series 1935C, serial V00975589D, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, grade "A." Scarer series from the Andrea Doria with only 68 series 1935C notes recovered from the shipwreck's first class safe. Circulated example with original ink colors, light staining and very minor degradation along both left and right sides, suprisingly no interior degradation (just two pinholes at upper right center to note). The note is encased in a lucite holder contained in a display box and comes with a salvager's certificate and a promotional DVD entitled "S.S. Andrea Doria: A Journey of Adventure." PCGS #80016833. x121704489006 $395

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