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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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US Paper Money

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Guatemala, Banco de Occidente, 5 pesos, 2 June 1919, serial 3117752, P-S176b. Chicago, Illinois, USA, National Bank of the Republic, $10, charter 4605, series 1902, plain back, serial 254386. Fr-628. Fine, evenly circulated, no pinholes or internal tears. x061804594001 $155
Guatemala, Banco de Occidente, 5 pesos, 2 June 1919, serial 3117752, P-S176b. New York City, New York, USA, American Exchange National Bank, $5, charter (E)1394, series 1902, plain back, serial 419215. Fr-599. Fine, boldy inked, light stains, some small pinholes. x061804594002 $165
Guatemala, Banco de Occidente, 5 pesos, 2 June 1919, serial 3117752, P-S176b. Pensacola, Florida, USA, American National Bank, $20, charter 5603, series 1929 (type 2), serial A000386. Fr-1802-2; KL-1318. VF+, good paper quality, light folds. x061818081001 $185
Tallahassee, Florida, 10 cents, Feb. 2, 1863, PMG UNC 62 EPQ. Tallahassee, Florida, 10 cents, Feb. 2, 1863, PMG UNC 62 EPQ. Haxby-FL-CR28. Signed by John Milton, Governor of Florida from 1861 to 1865. A vocal secessionist, he supported the Confederate cause so strongly that he claimed "death would be preferable to reunion with them [the Yankees]." On April 1, 1865, in the closing days of the Civil War, he committed suicide by gunshot to the head. PMG #1075685-006. x041903071001 $145

US Stocks & Bonds

Louisville, Kentucky, Texas Association (Republic of Texas), stock certificate remainder, ca. 1858, 8,000 square miles on the Trinity River. Louisville, Kentucky, Texas Association (Republic of Texas), stock certificate remainder, ca. 1858, 8,000 square miles on the Trinity River. The Texas Association was formed in 1844 by Charles Fenton Mercer (1778-1858) of Louisville, Kentucky. Its goal was to settle at least 100 families a year for five years on plots of land located along the Trinity River in Texas. Mercer sold $500 shares to investors in Virginia, Florida, and Texas while offering 160 acres for settled families and 80 acres for single men. After numerous troubles, Mercer sold his interest in the association to George Hancock, also of Louisville. Hancock issued these new shares in 1858 during the reorganization. Iconic design with Texas' Lone Star at top and Native American hunting a buffalo at bottom. Uncirculated. x041904741001 $175

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World Paper Money

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British West Africa

Lagos, British West Africa, The West African Currency Board, 20 shillings contemporary counterfeit, 21-7-1930, serial B7/899078. Lagos, British West Africa, The West African Currency Board, 20 shillings contemporary counterfeit, 21-7-1930, serial B7/899078. SCWPM-8a. World War II-era German counterfeit made to destabilize the British colony's economy. XF, light folds, good colors and sharp edges. x021701041002 $240

Colombia

Bogota, Colombia, Banco de la Republica, 10 pesos oro, 1-1-1953, series N, serial 14651325, PMG Gem UNC 65 EPQ, ex-Eldorado. Bogota, Colombia, Banco de la Republica, 10 pesos oro, 1-1-1953, series N, serial 14651325, PMG Gem UNC 65 EPQ, ex-Eldorado. SCWPM-400a. PMG #8050674-007. x081804629001e $165
Socorro, Colombia, Banco del Norte, 1 peso remainder, 1-1-1882, series A. Bogota, Colombia, 1 peso oro front and back proof, ND (1929-54), PMG Gem UNC 66 EPQ and Gem UNC 65 EPQ, ex-Eldorado. SCWPM-380p. Separate obverse and reverse proofs mounted on large pieces of cardstock, the obverse graded 66 EPQ and the reverse graded 65 EPQ by PMG. Bright coloring and choice centering, no problems to note on notes or cardstock. PMG #8044464-007, -018. x011804535101 $250
Medellin, Colombia, Banco de Antioquia, 10 centavos, 19-1-1900, series A 2a., serial 82348, ex-Eldorado. Medellin, Colombia, Banco de Antioquia, 10 centavos, 19-1-1900, series A 2a., serial 82348, ex-Eldorado. SCWPM-S219. Especially bold ink and color, small 2 mm slit in top left corner margin, light ink bleed through, very tough 1,000 Days War-era banco-issued note. x081804629002e $595
Guatemala, Banco de Occidente, 5 pesos, 2 June 1919, serial 3117752, P-S176b. Socorro, Colombia, Banco del Norte, 1 peso remainder, 1-1-1882, series A. SCWPM-S681r. AU, some edge damage, ever-popular dog vignette. x061804597020e $185
Sogamoso, Colombia, Banco de Sogamoso, 50 pesos remainder, 15-8-1882, series D, serial 0610, PMG AU 50. Sogamoso, Colombia, Banco de Sogamoso, 50 pesos remainder, 15-8-1882, series D, serial 0610, PMG AU 50. SCWPM-S844r; DP-7700. Highest denomination printed for this private bank; Parra notes this issue is only known in remainder form. Good edges, a few stain spots around edges, some paper toning, good ink colors. PMG #8044303-014. x081804617001e $375

Cuba

Guatemala, Banco de Occidente, 5 pesos, 2 June 1919, serial 3117752, P-S176b. Cuba, Banco Nacional de Cuba, 100 pesos, 1958, serial C109571A, certified PMG Gem UNC 64 EPQ, ex-Ortiz. SCWPM-82c. High grade, high denomination pre-revolution banknote. PMG #2501393-019. Pedigreed to the Emilio Ortiz collection. x061719161003 $125
Havana, Cuba, La Republica de Cuba, 5 pesos, 1869, series A, serial 10872. Havana, Cuba, La Republica de Cuba, 5 pesos, 1869, series A, serial 10872. SCWPM-56a. Used during the Cuban Revolution, unsigned example. x021705051001 $85

Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands, 1 pound, 2-1-1967, serial E36302, WBG UNG Gem 65 TOP. Falkland Islands, 1 pound, 2-1-1967, serial E36302, WBG UNG Gem 65 TOP. SCWPM-8a. WBG #0140422. x041904737001 $165

Great Britain

London, Great Britain, Bank of England, counterfeit 20 pounds, 7-6-1937, block 54/M, serial 62546, Operation Bernhard counterfeit. London, Great Britain, Bank of England, counterfeit 20 pounds, 7-6-1937, block 54/M, serial 62546, Operation Bernhard counterfeit. A counterfeit note produced by Polish and Jewish prisoners held by the Nazis in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II. Prisoners produced notes in quantity and went so far as to handle and dirty them to simulate circulation. Towards the end of the war, the Nazis dumped the notes into lakes and rivers where some were recovered. VF with pinholes, good paper color. x031904141002 $185
London, Great Britain, Bank of England, counterfeit 5 pounds, 7-3-1936, block A/290, serial 15823, Operation Bernhard counterfeit. London, Great Britain, Bank of England, counterfeit 5 pounds, 7-3-1936, block A/290, serial 15823, Operation Bernhard counterfeit. A counterfeit note produced by Polish and Jewish prisoners held by the Nazis in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II. Prisoners produced notes in quantity and went so far as to handle and dirty them to simulate circulation. Towards the end of the war, the Nazis dumped the notes into lakes and rivers where some were recovered. VF with tear at top and missing upper left corner. x031904141001 $165

Guadeloupe

Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, Banque de la Guadeloupe, 25 francs, ND (1942), serial L6/056. Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, Banque de la Guadeloupe, 25 francs, ND (1942), serial L6/056. SCWPM-22a. Scarcer G. Devineau signature variety. A nicely designed note with a map motif, this example XF+ with glue residue in the upper corners. x021712031001e $525

Korea (North)

Paraguay, El Tesoro Nacional, 10 pesos, no date, (1862), serial 17190, P-26. North Korea, Central Bank, 2000 won specimen, (2009), PCGS Very Choice New 64PPQ. x011709081009 $45

Russia

Priamur region, East Siberia, Russia, Far East Provisional Government Credit Note, 100 rubles, 1918 (1920), series BB, serial 196896. Priamur region, East Siberia, Russia, Far East Provisional Government Credit Note, 100 rubles, 1918 (1920), series BB, serial 196896. SCWPM-S1249. VF. x011743610010e $70
Priamur region, East Siberia, Russia, Far East Provisional Government Credit Note, 25 rubles, 1918 (1920), series BC, serial 210106. Priamur region, East Siberia, Russia, Far East Provisional Government Credit Note, 25 rubles, 1918 (1920), series BC, serial 210106. SCWPM-S1248. VF. x011743610011e $70
Priamur region, East Siberia, Russia, Far East Provisional Government Credit Note, 100 rubles, 1918 (1920), series BB, serial 196896. Priamur region, East Siberia, Russia, Far East Provisional Government Credit Note, 10 rubles, 1918 (1920), series GG, serial 078666. SCWPM-S1247. VF, light stains. x011743610012e $65

Spain

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

Venezuela

Caracas, Venezuela, Banco Central, 20 bolivares, 29-1-1974, PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. Caracas, Venezuela, Banco Central, 20 bolivares, 29-1-1974, PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. Serial B9083938. SCWPM-46e. PMG #1606378-009. x011804081001e $110
Caracas, Venezuela, Banco Central, 20 bolivares, 29-1-1974, PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. Caracas, Venezuela, Banco Central, 20 bolivares, 29-1-1974, PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. Serial Y4061339. SCWPM-46e. PMG #8049394-004. x011813181011e $125
Caracas, Venezuela, Banco Central, 20 bolivares, 29-1-1974, PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. Caracas, Venezuela, Banco Central, 20 bolivares, 29-1-1974, PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. Serial Y4061340. SCWPM-46e. PMG #8049394-005. x011813181012e $125
Caracas, Venezuela, Banco Central, 20 bolivares, 29-1-1974, PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. Caracas, Venezuela, Banco Central, 20 bolivares, 29-1-1974, PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. Serial Y4061344. SCWPM-46e. PMG #8049394-006. x011813181013e $125
Caracas, Venezuela, Banco Central, 20 bolivares, 29-1-1974, PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. Caracas, Venezuela, Banco Central, 20 bolivares, 29-1-1974, PMG Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ. Serial Y4061345. SCWPM-46e. PMG #8049394-007. x011813181014e $125
Caracas, Venezuela, Banco Central, 20 bolivares, 29-1-1974, PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. Caracas, Venezuela, Banco Central, 20 bolivares, 29-1-1974, PMG Choice Uncirculated 64. Serial Y4061346. SCWPM-46e. PMG #8049394-008. x011813181015e $100

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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 T87631791F, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, grade USA, $1 silver certificate, series 1935D, serial T87631791F, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, grade "B." Scarce series of silver certificate from the Andrea Doria; PCGS reports just 224 1935D note compared to over 2,300 1935E notes. Grade B (defined by PCGS as being between 75 to 90 percent intact), moderate staining, degradation along edges, circulated paper quality, good original ink colors. The note is encased in a lucite holder contained in a display box and comes with a salvager's certificate as well as a DVD copy of the documentary "S.S. Andrea Doria: A Journey of Adventure." PCGS #80017017. x111804663005 $275

     

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