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London Coins Auction 171
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Counterfeit : English Banknotes

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 170
English Banknotes s note World War II German Operation BERNHARD B230OB dated 20th August 1932 serial number 46/M 77696, VF - GVF with multiple pinholes in body and hand stamped "VALS" where S is inked in pen translating from Dutch - False or . Although the operation was not successful, it had an enormous potential as at the time the 's specialists called these forgeries "the best they have seen" and if the mission was successful it would've had a devastating effect on the economy, up to 9 million notes were produced to the amount of £134 million - a figure representing 10% of the total banknotes in circulation in the UK at the time.
£90 London Coins : A170 : Lot 39 : Twenty Pounds Catterns White note World War II German Operation BERNHARD forgery B230OB dated 20th A... London Coins : A170 : Lot 39 : Twenty Pounds Catterns White note World War II German Operation BERNHARD forgery B230OB dated 20th A...

Auction 120
English Banknotes £5 P.A.Sparres patent anti- note dated 18th October 1858, stag vignette top left, word "" written across right side, some corner damage, unusual and scarce, VF
£320

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