Interesting Banknotes Offered by Archives International Auctions

26 Nov 2018  Mon

The 50th sale of Archives International Auctions, called “The Milestone Auction” will be organised on 3rd December at the Collectors Club, New York. The sale will continue in its offices in Fort Lee, New Jersey on 4th December. A lot of interesting banknotes will be offered during this sale.

One of the highlights is a Series 1875 First Charter Period uncut sheet of national banknotes from The Central National Bank of Washington City which will be offered for an estimated value of $35,000 to $45,000. The $10 and $20 notes on the sheet are graded PCGS VF 30.

A small-size sheet of six Type 2 $5 notes from the First National Bank in Reno (Nevada), graded PMG AU 58 Exceptional Paper Quality is going to be offered at an estimated value of $6,000 to $8,000. The charter number is printed four times, twice in black in and twice in brown, unlike the type 1 variety which the number is printed twice in black.

An undated (1894) Banco Espanol De Puerto Rico 5-peso specimen note, graded PMG Gem Uncirculated 65 will be offered at an estimated value of $2,500 to $4,000. It depicts a portrait of Spain’s Queen Maria Christina and a seated child painting.

An Indian paper proof 100-franc uniface specimen issued in 1905 by National Bank of the Danish West Indies depicts a street view vignette and a portrait of Denmark’s King Christian IX.

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