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Key Banknotes Sold at Stack’s Bowers NYINC Auction

24 Jan 2019  Thu

Stack’s Bowers Galleries auctioned several interesting banknotes at the January 2019 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) Auction. Well-preserved and rare Canadian and Chinese banknotes fared really well during these auctions.

Some of the highlights include a 1920 1 Dollar from Newfoundland which was sold for $26,400, a Dominion of Canada 1898 1 Dollar which was auctioned for $25,200 and a rare Imperial Bank of Canada 50 Dollar Specimen which was sold for $19,200.

Among Chinese banknotes, a Chinese Empire Board of Revenue 5 Taels issued in 1854 was auctioned for $13,200. The note was not heavily circulated. Apart from the Holes and Annotations, it looks splendid as it features clear stamps and overprints. The note had an estimated value of $5,000 to $7,000 and was graded PMG Very Fine 30. A Straits Settlements 100 Dollars note issued in 1925 was sold for $18,000.

Apart from Canada and China, banknotes from other parts of the world were also offered such as, a set of Republica Specimens from Columbia, which was sold for $15,600. A group of Unlisted Specimens from Bahrain was auctioned for $16,800 and a 10 Pound Palestine Specimen was sold for $14,400.

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