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image of Argentina 1 Peso (Pick # 260) Commemorative Bank Note - VF+

Argentina 1 Peso (Pick # 260) Commemorative Bank Note - VF+

Republica de Argentina

  • Seller: Paper Time Machines
  • Published: 1947
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: Declaration of Economic Independence Commemorative Issue
1 Peso Banknote Commemorating the Anniversary of Argentina's Economic Independence (1816 to 1947). This banknote has slight signs of handling, but does not app

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$ 4.50
image of Brazil 1,2,5_10  Cruzeiro Banknotes (1954-8)  - Set of 4 Ban

Brazil 1,2,5 & 10 Cruzeiro Banknotes (1954-8) - Set of 4 Ban

Republica dos Estados Unidos do Brasil

o" 1 Cr banknote has seen a bit of circulation, showing a fair amount of soiling and softening of the paper. The bill i absent a major damage, tearts, writing or stains. 2 Cr is a crisp Very Fine condition bill, but does have a ballpoint pen mark on the Obverse. 5 Cr Good Condition with wrinkling from heavy regular use. The same is true of the 10 Cr. note. 1 Cruzeiro: Serie 1274A. Serial # 011742.2 Cruzeiro: Serie 489A Serial # 0222776 5 Cruzeiro: Estampa 2a (2nd Printing) :Serie 589A : Serial # 04906210 Cruzeiro: Estampa 2a (2nd Printing): Serie 674A: Serial # 077822

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$ 6.20
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Tahiti 20 Francs Banknote (Pick # 21b) Papeete, French Polynesia (1954 Series)

Banque de L'Indochine

Pick Catalogue # 21b. Issued by the French Colonial Government for the French Polynesian territory. Interesting enough, the banking matters seem to have been directed from the French Indo-China Bank Condition conservatively graded as Very Good. Presents wrinkles typical of a circulated banknote and a few minor bends or creases. There is a tiny coffee colored stain on the edge of the banknote that can be seen on both sides. Lastly, there are 4 tiny pinholes, which may be the result of stapling or pinning, a common practice in many developing countries (or developing colonies) around the world.

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$ 12.77
image of China 1 Yuan Pick # 525a Banknote (Shanghai Overprint) Series of 1924

China 1 Yuan Pick # 525a Banknote (Shanghai Overprint) Series of 1924

The National Industrial Bank of China

Chinese notes of this era typically have several overprints or rubber-stamp marks. This note has one such mark, "CF" in a circle. The note is in VERY GOOD CONDITION, showing signs of heavy regular use. There are quite a few wrinkles and folds, but no tears or damage of note.

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$ 46.78
image of France 5 Francs (1929) _10 Francs  (1930) AG Condition - Pick # 72

France 5 Francs (1929) & 10 Francs (1930) AG Condition - Pick # 72

Banque de France

  • Seller: Paper Time Machines
  • Published: 1929 & 1930 Respectively
  • Condition: Average to Good
  • Edition: 486 & 501
These notes have been circulated, for sure. Don't think of them as a worn out old banknotes. Think of the stories that these bills could tell from all that they has seen since 1929 or 30! As can be seen, the 5 Franc banknote is a bit tattered, but is mostly intact, with a few very minor tears starting here and there around the bill. There is a split running vertically in the center, let than an inch long, but does not run the length of the note. Thew 10 Frank note has fared a bit better, with a bit of rough edges, and a crayon marking on the reverse

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$ 5.90
image of Chile 10 Pesos (1 Condor) 1958 Pick 120 FINE Circulated Condition

Chile 10 Pesos (1 Condor) 1958 Pick 120 FINE Circulated Condition

Banco Central de Chile

Like the USA*, Chile has a third unit of currency that most Chileans are really unaware of, the "Condor". The "Condor is the equivalent of 10 Chilean Pesos. This banknote is in VERY GOOD Circulated Condition, with no outright damage, but there is a marking, the number "31" in what appears to be blue crayon on the reverse side of the bill. There is minor toning and wrinkling. In the USA, the "Eagle" is he equivalent of US$10. This denomination is generally only used is the minting of Gold Eagle Coins issued by the U.S. Mint.

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$ 5.90
image of Argentina 1 Peso (1947) Pick 260 UNC Uncirculated

Argentina 1 Peso (1947) Pick 260 UNC Uncirculated

El Banco Central

  • Seller: Paper Time Machines
  • Published: 1947
  • Condition: Uncirculated
  • Edition: Leyes Nos. 12.962 y 13.571
Only the slightest wrinkling from handling by collectors over the years. Banknote has never actually been circulated.

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$ 5.50
image of Japan 1 Yen Silver Certificate (1916) VERY GOOD CONDITION

Japan 1 Yen Silver Certificate (1916) VERY GOOD CONDITION

Japanese Government Printing Bureau (Naikaku insatsukyoku seizou)

This banknote shows regular use, with three well defined vertical creases and one horizontal crease along the center. There is the genesis of tearing or separation at the top and the bottom of the center vertical crease. w, as well as other minor wrinkles.

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$ 5.80
image of Japan 50 Yen (1951) Takahashi Korekiyo- Pick 88 GOOD CONDITION

Japan 50 Yen (1951) Takahashi Korekiyo- Pick 88 GOOD CONDITION

Japanese Government Printing Bureau (Naikaku insatsukyoku seizou)

This banknote shows regular use, with three well defined vertical creases, as well as other minor wrinkles.

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$ 4.88
image of Ceylon 1 Rupee Banknote (1929) Pick # 38d - VERY GOOD CONDITION

Ceylon 1 Rupee Banknote (1929) Pick # 38d - VERY GOOD CONDITION

Government of Ceylon

  • Seller: Paper Time Machines
  • Published: 1 July 1929
  • Condition: Good to VERY GOOD
  • Edition: J/26 53706
This banknote does show signs of use, but no outright damage. There are a few crease marks and the bill is generally crinkled and toned. The crispiness of thew paper is lost.

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$ 16.50
image of Japan 1 Yen Banknote (1946)  GOOD CONDITION

Japan 1 Yen Banknote (1946) GOOD CONDITION

Japanese Government Printing Bureau (Naikaku insatsukyoku seizou)

This banknote has been used, and does show light wear and no actual damage of note. There are a few creases and folds. Nice filler for Worldwide Collector. 19th Century Agriculturalist and Religious Reformer, Ninomiya Sontoku's, likeness is featured ion the obverse vignette Serial # 157722

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$ 5.90
image of Mexico  1 Peso Banknote (1948) - GOOD to VG CONDITION

Mexico 1 Peso Banknote (1948) - GOOD to VG CONDITION

Banco de Mexico

  • Seller: Paper Time Machines
  • Published: 22 December 1948
  • Condition: Very Good to Fine Condition
  • Edition: Serie BJ
No major damage or flaws. This banknote is slightly crinkled, from light use, but there are no serious folds or creases. This banknote shows signs of regular use, toning, soiling, wrinkles and light folds. There are signs of a crease or two right down the middle of the bill. However, the wear is moderate and there are no signs of any major abuse.

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$ 5.60
image of New Zealand 10 Shilling Banknote (1956) Pick # 158 FINE+ Condition

New Zealand 10 Shilling Banknote (1956) Pick # 158 FINE+ Condition

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

  • Seller: Paper Time Machines
  • Published: 1940
  • Condition: FINE to AU Condition
  • Edition: Neal Fleming - Chief Cashier
This Banknote is in FINE+ CONDITION. The paper is crisp, and does not appear to have been circulated, but does show definite signs of handling. There are a few bends and light folds, but still a very handsome banknote for its vintage. Signed by

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$ 29.88
image of Mexico  1 Peso Banknote (1948) - VG to FINE CONDITION

Mexico 1 Peso Banknote (1948) - VG to FINE CONDITION

Banco de Mexico

  • Seller: Paper Time Machines
  • Published: 22 December 1948
  • Condition: Very Good to Fine Condition
  • Edition: Serie BJ
No major damage or flaws. This banknote is slightly crinkled, from light use, but there are no serious folds or creases. There are no notable stains, marks, or tears, but there is a fair amount of soiling and toning.

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$ 5.88
image of Italy 50 Lire Banknote (22 April 1930) Pick #  GOOD Condition

Italy 50 Lire Banknote (22 April 1930) Pick # GOOD Condition

Banca d'Italia

Krause Catalogue - Pick # 14c. Heavy crease and some vertical splitting or separation Edges are a bit ragged and dog eared.

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$ 9.77
image of 1,000,000,000

1,000,000,000 "Hell Dollars" - Chinese Thai Joss Paper Banknotes

"Bank of Universal"

These "Hell Banknotes" are Chinese Buddhist "Joss" Paper, burned in effigy at funeral celebrations. IT IS NOT PLAY MONEY! There are scary stories about foolish foreigners who did not heed local warnings about playing with, stealing or eating funeral or ghost offerings in Asia. Are you sure you want to buy these? These banknotes are produced within and for the Chinese/Thai community in Thailand and Laos. Sold under the name, "Hell Bank of Universal" in packs of 20 Banknotes This lot is for a pack (Which may have been opened for scanning) of 20 identical 1,000,000,000 Hell Dollar Bills. Take advantage of our multiple item shipping discounts!

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$ 1.88

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