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Auction 170
World Banknotes The Bank of Upper Canada, York () Pick S2037 (Charlton Unlisted) dated 1st January 1861 Number 43552, a manuscript signature at lower centre right and with no observable , in a holder graded VF 20 this is a fabulous example of this Exceptionally Rare note. A collaboration of engraving by Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edson, New-York on plate patented 30th June 1857 and printed by the n Bank Note Company is the result of this fabulous note in black on green underprint featuring a young portrait of Queen at lower left, seated Britannia with trident and shield with the crest of Upper Canada at right, and at upper centre 2 Allegorical female figures symbolizing Upper and Lower Canada, which united in 1841, and a Lion and a , possibly representing , and 3 crests in the middle. The 3 crests as follows - lower left and right depict the arms of the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada and the top - surmounted by a , shows the badge of The Order of the Garter, a clear reference to the monarchy. Below the whole allegory is a plinth carrying the words "VICT...TTANNIARM RE DEF"-Victoria, Queen of the Britons, Defender of the Faith. The reverse with an ornate panel and value at centre. An excellent example from one of the first Canadian Banks to issue their own banknotes following the success and the provided model of the Bank of , the very first Bank to issue any banknotes in Canada just following its establishment in 1817, and which in turn was itself following the model of the First Bank of the established in 1791 by Alexander Hamilton, the first U.S. secretary of the . Also, one of the most influential early banks which ended up in a "Bang" in 1866 after having setup close relationships with the government from the moment of its establishment. The first significant bank failure in Canadian history, with its shareholders losing all their capital, which at a time had amounted up to over three million dollars and the government losing another million dollars. Banknotes at the time represented the principal liability of a bank and were redeemable in specie, upon demand. The issue of banknotes was well received by the public and became the principal means of payment along with the fact that they helped mitigate the problems that were associated with having a vast range of foreign coins circulating with different ratings. This note is a bit of an outlier as although featuring Royal portraits and images to relate to Great Britain, the Bank chose to use dollars as their denomination in contrast to others circulating in , , , and that were typically denominated in s, s, and Pence. Online research could not find any of this denomination offered in recent times, with only a few of the lower denominations in similar grades that were so keenly sought after they ended up in the 4 figure range, and the only example that occured is currently in the of the Bank of Canada Museum and these early issues are very unlikely to be seen in much higher grades, infect the current SCWPM prices them only up to the VF grade. Such an early Rarity, especially in issued format, is certainly a 'tasty' find for any serious collector and will most certainly serve as an absolute treasure in their collection. According to an official publication of the Canadian Paper Money Society Journal Volume 50, Number 143 of December 2014 this denomination was ordered May 1861 in Sheet Numbers 34001 - 44000 and October 1861 in Sheet Numbers 44001 - 49000 and was in a total of only 60000 notes
£7,500 London Coins : A170 : Lot 144 : Canada The Bank of Upper Canada, York (Toronto) 10 Dollars Pick S2037 (Charlton Unlisted) dated 1st ... London Coins : A170 : Lot 144 : Canada The Bank of Upper Canada, York (Toronto) 10 Dollars Pick S2037 (Charlton Unlisted) dated 1st ...

Auction 170
World Banknotes World (125) a various and very interesting in an album of early notes mostly circa late 1800's early 1900's and in different grades mostly averaging VF to UNC. Includes a few always collectable issues from the US as a 1 Dollars (3) Pick 342 series of 1923 Blue seal, Speelman & . Pick 416d2e series 1935E Priest & Humphrey. Pick 416a series 1935A Julian & Morgenthau ink signed on main body Eugene Elbert. And a Operation Torch Pick 415Y series of 1934A, yellow seal Issued for use in North and in . A Fractional Currency P108e 1863 Colby & Spinner. Currency Pick 67 (Criswell T69-561) series 4 Plate G. Pick 378g series of 1928G Clark & Snyder. Obsolete Currency such as the Natchez, Railroad Company dated 3rd April 1839. Bank of Windsor, 5 Dollars circa 1800's or wrongly cut at top and bottom sheet originally of 4 notes now only 2full notes and with parts of the first and the last notes from the sheet showing. Also a Thesouro Nacional 500 Reis Dom 2 Pick A243b ND 1880 (1885) variety with 2 serial numbers 81510 serie 61A. Some interesting 1700's items such as a period State Lottery ticket 1776 and a Cleo bury Mortimer Bewbley Old Bank sight note unissued remainder circa 1796 as advised by Forster, Lubbock, Bosanquets & Co. bankers and watermarked upside down with the Royal cypher and the date 1796 also has 2 Revenue embossed stamps. Philatelic n Inland Revenue Beer Duty Stamps (2) 12 s on 9 shillings (One Barrel) green and 1 on 18 shillings (One Hogshead) dark brown/black, both stamped "The Cascade Brewery Co. Limited" used, 1901. a part of a Fiscal Revenue s Tax Revenue paper from the n period and a Bhopal Fiscal 8 Annas dated 17th February 1900, red and black. An i in Arabic and with an illustration of 25 note on obverse. Together with many more other issues from including some n and Not geld, , ( ), The , some large sized issues and World War II period and Military notes. The lot includes a fantasy issue US 1 million dollars and some modern contemporary copies
£440

Auction 170
World Banknotes Dominion of Canada 1 Pick 18a (DC-8e) variety with value numerals in the corners dated 1st June 1878 Payable at blue serial number 255590 plate B manuscript signature at left Taylor and printed signature Harrington at right, about VG. Black on green underprint featuring a portrait of Countess of Dufferin on obverse and seal of Queen on reverse. Printed by the n Banknote Company, Montreal. Hariot Georgina Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava VA CI DBE (1843 - 1936) was a British peeress and the great-granddaughter of both d Irishmen patriot and hero Archibald Hamilton Rowan as well as the political writer, activist, and Irish nationalist General George Cockburn. She was known for her success in the role of "diplomatic wife", and for leading an initiative to improve medical care for women in British . For an example with red serial number and payable at see next lot
£90 London Coins : A170 : Lot 142 : Canada Dominion of Canada 1 Dollar Pick 18a (DC-8e) variety with value numerals in the corners dated... London Coins : A170 : Lot 142 : Canada Dominion of Canada 1 Dollar Pick 18a (DC-8e) variety with value numerals in the corners dated...

Auction 170
World Banknotes (2) a high grade about UNC - UNC denomination pair of the 1979 Arms and bird watermark issues including the 1 Dollar Pick 38a dated 2nd August 1979 and with a collectible BINARY RADAR serial number L/127 551155, blue on multicolour with a tobacco field illustration. Along with the Pick 39 dated 24th May 1979 serial number K/166 318669 and this with minor pencil in upper margin but not extending to design, red on multicolour with an illustration of the breath-taking and well-recognized Falls on the Zambezi river.
£48 London Coins : A170 : Lot 233 : Rhodesia (2) a high grade about UNC - UNC denomination pair of the 1979 Arms and Zimbabwe bird water... London Coins : A170 : Lot 233 : Rhodesia (2) a high grade about UNC - UNC denomination pair of the 1979 Arms and Zimbabwe bird water...

Auction 168
World Banknotes & early 1900's King George V & period issues (3) in average about VF to GVF and very Scarce issues. Comprising the seldom seen Australia Bank 1/2 (Half) Pick 15c (McD 14, Rks. 07) ND 1926-33 signatures Riddle & Heathershaw serial number B/17 814179 with signature title at left "Governor / Commonwealth Bank of Australia", an original George V portrait example with some rust and exceptionally scarce note featuring the Goulburn Weir near Nagambie, - the first major diversion structure for irrigation development in Australia built during Victorian times. This note comes with a collector’s ticket. Accompanied by Canada (2) consisting of a Dominion of Canada fractional Pick 11c dated 2nd July 1923 without "Authorized by R.S.C. Cap. 31" text series H signatures Campbell & Clark, featuring a portrait of Britannia facing right. Along with Bank of Canada George VI portrait Pick 62c dated 2nd January 1937 signatures Coyne & Towers serial number K/E 4033361 and featuring an allegorical figure on reverse ("Agriculture"). A very pleasing and collectible group, certain to attract significant attention from collectors
£110 London Coins : A168 : Lot 103 : Australia & Canada early 1900's King George V & George VI period issues (3) in average ... London Coins : A168 : Lot 103 : Australia & Canada early 1900's King George V & George VI period issues (3) in average ...

Auction 168
World Banknotes Fiscal = 40 Annas Tax Revenue paper n period, uniface and brown featuring Queen Victoria looking left at both left and right, 'X'-like design with denomination at centre and Thomas imprint at bottom, VF. Manuscript cursive writing on reverse transcribed at best as "No. 4777 for a Mr W. Morrison of (?), For Rupees Five only dated 26th August 1887' signed at bottom and mentioned. An interesting piece and very well kept
£22 London Coins : A168 : Lot 120 : British India Fiscal 5 Rupees = 40 Annas Tax Revenue paper Victorian period, uniface and brown featu... London Coins : A168 : Lot 120 : British India Fiscal 5 Rupees = 40 Annas Tax Revenue paper Victorian period, uniface and brown featu...

Auction 167
World Banknotes 10 s = Pick 3b ND 1918 issue seriffed serial number N751713L bearing the signatures Cerutty titled Assistant Secretary & Collins titled Secretary to the Treasury. The note in dark blue on multicolour underprint featuring Australia's Coat of Arms at centre left, value at centre right and four red "HALF SOVEREIGN" s near each border of the note's design on obverse. The reverse features a repeated 'HALF SOVEREIGN' text in the underprint and an illustration of Goulburn Weir near Nagambie, built circa 1887 and early 1891 and was the first major diversion structure built for irrigation development in Australia. Paper still retains relative crispness. About VF and an Exceptionally Rare early note certain to be missing from even the most advanced s
£480 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1442 : Australia Commonwealth Treasury 10 Shillings = Half Sovereign Pick 3b ND 1918 issue seriffed serial ... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1442 : Australia Commonwealth Treasury 10 Shillings = Half Sovereign Pick 3b ND 1918 issue seriffed serial ...

Auction 167
World Banknotes 10 s = Pick 3b ND 1918 issue seriffed serial number N567291J bearing the signatures Cerutty titled Assistant Secretary & Collins titled Secretary to the Treasury. The note in dark blue on multicolour underprint featuring Australia's Coat of Arms at centre left, value at centre right and four red "HALF SOVEREIGN" s near each border of the note's design on obverse. The reverse features a repeated 'HALF SOVEREIGN' text in the underprint and an illustration of Goulburn Weir near Nagambie, built circa 1887 and early 1891 and was the first major diversion structure built for irrigation development in Australia. Fine and an Exceptionally Rare early note certain to be missing from even the most advanced s
£420 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1441 : Australia Commonwealth Treasury 10 Shillings = Half Sovereign Pick 3b ND 1918 issue seriffed serial ... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1441 : Australia Commonwealth Treasury 10 Shillings = Half Sovereign Pick 3b ND 1918 issue seriffed serial ...

Auction 167
World Banknotes The Commercial Limited Fourteenth and Final Wilkinson issue 5 s Pick S333 (PMS CO67b, BY SC414b) dated 2nd January 1954 serial number 17E 048 024 and bearing signature Ian Macdonald titled General Manager. A very handsome and eye-catching design mainly in violet on multicolour underprint with the obverse featuring a portrait of Lord Cockburn one of the Bank's first Directors flanked by 2 Allegorical female figures representing Agriculture and Maritime shipping at upper centre and Allegorical female bust at lower left. The reverse in violet featuring a n period scene of George street, Edinburgh with the Bank's building at centre. Printed by Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. Ld. New Malden, Surrey, imprinted in small script at lower centre obverse and watermarked with the same female bust as on lower left obverse. VF and this is an example of the very last issue for the bank before the merger with the National.
£70 London Coins : A167 : Lot 1617 : Scotland The Commercial Bank of Scotland Limited Fourteenth and Final Bradbury Wilkinson issue 5 Pou... London Coins : A167 : Lot 1617 : Scotland The Commercial Bank of Scotland Limited Fourteenth and Final Bradbury Wilkinson issue 5 Pou...

Auction 166
World Banknotes & Bank 5 s Pick 22a dated 3rd July 1959 signed Grafftey-Smith serial number Y/6 059683 in blue on multicolour underprint featuring Sabre Antelope at lower left and Portrait of H.M. Queen at right on obverse and Falls on reverse. About VF and an Exceptionally Scarce note
£220 London Coins : A166 : Lot 387 : Rhodesia & Nyasaland Bank 5 Pounds Pick 22a dated 3rd July 1959 signed Grafftey-Smith serial num... London Coins : A166 : Lot 387 : Rhodesia & Nyasaland Bank 5 Pounds Pick 22a dated 3rd July 1959 signed Grafftey-Smith serial num...

Auction 166
World Banknotes World (11) in mixed mostly high grades to UNC comprising World War I Emergency issue Pick 20a dated 1st February 1916 series N3 number 784441 6 stars in frame at upper left, "Gebucht von" at centre left and violet "Eine Rupie" on reverse. 500 Shilingi Pick 26b. ese Occupation - Pick M8b. 1000 Rupiah Pick 141. 2 Pa’anga Pick 32d. 1 Pick 9a. 1 Pound Pick 8e dated 15th June 1982 series G21356. 100 Pick 57 (2). 1 Dollar Pick 46c. London Westminster Bank dated 30th January 1875 for 1 12 s payable to The Clydesdale Chemical Co. with an affixed 1 Queen Stamp at lower right.
£110

Auction 166
World Banknotes Westminster Limited Edition presentation boxes of The First 5 s and notes and Great Philatelic Legends of stamps in holders (26). The Sir Winston Churchill B414 issue 2016 FIRST series serial number AA44 178712 and comes along with a 1st class stamp. 10 Pounds B415 issue 2017 Polymer serial number CA09 010878 and comes along with a 1st class stamp. Along with Philatelic Legends collection of stamps in holders and in 3 presentation boxes (24) ranging from to modern and all with descriptive text on the reverse of the holders.
£70

Auction 166
World Banknotes Queen 1 s signed Coombs & Wilson (2) including the earlier Bank of Australia issue 1953-1960 Pick 30a signature title at left Commonwealth Bank of Australia serial number HE/25 873167 about UNC along with the later of Australia issue 1961-1965 signature title at left Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia serial number HJ/88 918523 VF. The notes in black on green and yellow underprint featuring Coat of Arms at upper centre and cameo portrait of II at right on obverse and reverse in green with facing portraits of Charles Sturt and Hamilton Hume. Captain Charles Napier Sturt (28 April 1795 – 16 June 1869) was a explorer of Australia, and part of the an exploration of Australia. He led several expeditions into the interior of the continent, starting from both and later from . His expeditions td several of the westward-flowing rivers, establishing that they all merged into the Murray River. He was searching to prove his own passionately held belief that there was an "inland sea" at the centre of the continent. Hamilton Hume was an early explorer of the present-day Australian states of and . In 1824, along with William Hovell, Hume participated in an expedition that first took an overland route from Sydney to Port Phillip.
£46 London Coins : A166 : Lot 123 : Australia Queen Elizabeth II 1 Pounds signed Coombs & Wilson (2) including the earlier Commonwea... London Coins : A166 : Lot 123 : Australia Queen Elizabeth II 1 Pounds signed Coombs & Wilson (2) including the earlier Commonwea...

Auction 165
World Banknotes (4) small group in high grades includes a Salisbury set of 3 notes comprised of $1 dated 12th August 1974 Pick 30i Arms & Tobacco Field series L/57 550887 UNC. $2 dated 17th February 1970 Pick 31a Arms & Falls series K/35 504464 UNC. $10 dated 2nd January 1979 Pick 41a Arms & Great ruins series J/62 766742 UNC. Along with Companhia de Mozambique note Pick R29 dated 25th November 1933 UNC with cancellation punch holes spelling "PAGO 5.11.1942"
£80 London Coins : A165 : Lot 852 : Africa (4) small group in high grades includes a Rhodesia Salisbury set of 3 notes comprised of  $1 ... London Coins : A165 : Lot 852 : Africa (4) small group in high grades includes a Rhodesia Salisbury set of 3 notes comprised of  $1 ...

Auction 165
World Banknotes The States of Clennet signature same series AB 000000 notes (2) comprising 10 s SPECIMEN Pick 13s ND 1976-88 SPECIMEN diagonally in red obverse and reverse, green on multicolour underprint portrait QE2 at centre right waring tiara arms at upper centre value top right, bottom left right and at centre and College on reverse, small faint stain to lower left edge but this not threatening the notes general appearance. SPECIMEN Pick 14s ND 1976-88 overprint SPECIMEN diagonally in black obverse and reverse, red-brown on multicolour underprint portrait QE2 at right wearing tiara arms at upper centre value top right, bottom left right and at centre and Gorey Castle on reverse. Both UNC and printed by Thomas and Company Ltd
£40 London Coins : A165 : Lot 839 : The States of Jersey Clennet signature same series AB 000000 SPECIMEN notes (2) comprising 10 Pounds... London Coins : A165 : Lot 839 : The States of Jersey Clennet signature same series AB 000000 SPECIMEN notes (2) comprising 10 Pounds...

Auction 165
World Banknotes The States of May signature notes (2) comprising 10 s SPECIMEN Pick 13s ND 1976-88 serial number FB 000000 SPECIMEN diagonally in red obverse and reverse, green on multicolour underprint portrait QE2 at centre right waring tiara arms at upper centre value top right, bottom left right and at centre and College on reverse. SPECIMEN Pick 14s ND 1976-88 serial number AC 000000 overprint SPECIMEN diagonally in black obverse and reverse, red-brown on multicolour underprint portrait QE2 at right wearing tiara arms at upper centre value top right, bottom left right and at centre and Gorey Castle on reverse. Both UNC and printed by Thomas and Company Ltd
£40 London Coins : A165 : Lot 841 : The States of Jersey May signature SPECIMEN notes (2) comprising 10 Pounds SPECIMEN Pick 13s ND 1976... London Coins : A165 : Lot 841 : The States of Jersey May signature SPECIMEN notes (2) comprising 10 Pounds SPECIMEN Pick 13s ND 1976...

Auction 157
World Banknotes group of Hundis and local issues (40+) some portrait types including some with Queen revenue stamps also silk note, and various ephemera including a Yokohama unissued bank dated 1936 for Soerabaya (Surabaya) in Indies, an interesting lot
£95

Auction 155
World Banknotes City of Glasgow Bank £1 dated 15th May 1873 series No.E 990/86, Queen portrait top centre, (Douglas 6), small stains, one small hole & surface dirt, about Fine and very scarce
£500 London Coins : A155 : Lot 1973 : Scotland City of Glasgow Bank £1 dated 15th May 1873 series No.E 990/86, Queen Victoria portra... London Coins : A155 : Lot 1973 : Scotland City of Glasgow Bank £1 dated 15th May 1873 series No.E 990/86, Queen Victoria portra...

Auction 155
World Banknotes , Dunville & Co. skit/promotional note, Royal Irish Distilleries, Belfast, issued c.1890s, vignette at left with letters V R for Queen , , small piece missing top left edge, VF
£50 London Coins : A155 : Lot 1897 : Ireland, Dunville & Co. skit/promotional note, Royal Irish Distilleries, Belfast, issued c.1890s...

Auction 151
World Banknotes , Dunville & Co. skit/promotional note, Royal Irish Distilleries, Belfast, issued c.1890s, vignette at left with letters V R for Queen , Fine
£80

Auction 134
World Banknotes Bank of Ireland Three s Sligo, Sixth Issue, Second Portrait issue Sept 1st 1854 Blake and Callaway PR34 serial no. 7142 two joined halves VG, Scarce
£160

Auction 134
World Banknotes Bank of Ireland Sligo, Sixth issue, second Portrait issue, Oct 5th 1851, Blake and Callaway PR34, serial no.19679 two joined halves, Poor, scarce
£75

Auction 134
World Banknotes Bank of Ireland (4) all halves, comprising Dublin 16 Sept 1851 56295 E/B, right half, mounted on card, V Fourth issue Parsonstown Head of serial no.3815 left half , One Pound Eighth issue1870-1881 serial no. P64464 1 Mar 1877, the date but not the year not shown on the note, left half, Victoria Cork Sixth issue 1848 serial no.16237 right half, mounted on card all lower grades, good space fillers
£70

Auction 132
World Banknotes Orange Free State s 5 1899 aVF & £1 1898 edge tears Fine, both with hinges on reverse plus Queen portrait section of n hundis (3) all with cuts, average Fine-VF
£34

Auction 128
World Banknotes A of s in two albums (240) different items - QE II including many rare and difficult to source items some with retail values in excess of £100 per order
£1,000

Auction 126
World Banknotes Colony of Miners Right Certificate under the provisions of the Mines Act 1890 Series S unsigned and unissued reverse with columns for recording transfers and registration VF
£50

Auction 119
World Banknotes Bank of New $5 unissued remainder for East Haddam UNC & Banks of St.Lawrence advertising note with view of Bridge, about UNC
£40

Auction 118
World Banknotes ephemera (11) includes Queen hundis (4) modern hundis 1960-80's (5) and 2 s, 1 unissued with and the other issu
£30

Auction 109
World Banknotes n trade card circa 1880's -1900's depicts Bank of £5 dated 1879 and Scotsman in kilt, (imp. J Bognard, ), about UNC
£16

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