Archives International Auctions Sale 53 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, and Security Printing Ephemera June 20, 2019

Archives International Auctions - Sale 53 1 June 20,2019 Archives International Auctions FOREIGN BANKNOTES Afghanistan 1 1 Bank of Afghanistan. 1957. Issued Note with Attractive Serial. Afghanistan... Issued 20 Afghanis, SH1336, P-31d, S/N 36M 005000, PMG graded Very Fine 25.�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $110-160 2 2 Bank of Afghanistan. 1967-1977. Trio of Specimen Notes. Afghanistan. Lot includes 50 Afghanis, SH1346 (1967), P-43s; 10 Afghanis, SH1352 (1973); and 500 Afghanins, P-52s, SH1356 (1977). All overprinted SPECIMEN and TDLR ovals, and all are Specimen No. 013. XF-AU with mounting traces. ���������������������� Est. $250-400 3 3 Bank of Afghanistan. 1970. Pair of Uncut Photo Mockup Production Proofs. Afghanistan. Lot includes two uncut vertical photo proof pairs, the first representing front and back of a 10 Afghanis, cf. P-30; and the second representing front and back of a 20 Afghanis, cf. P-31. Both seem to have been at least partially copied from previous ca.1950s designs, no serial numbers, dates, or signatures. Both have the date “3-13-70” in the top left margin. XF-AU. USBNC. ������������������� Est. $150-250 Algeria 4 4 Banque de l’Algerie. ND (1940’s-1950’s). Specimen Banknote. Algeria. Specimen 5000 Francs, dated 00-00-0000, P-109s, perforated SPECIMEN, traces of rust.��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $400-500 Angola 5 5 Banco de Angola, 1973 Uncut Progress Proof Pair. Angola, Uncut Pair, 500 Escudos, P-107 Uncut Vertical Pair of Progress Proof/Specimens, POC’s, large excess margin on top and left side. Rare in this format. Choice AU condition. ���� Est. $200-400 Argentina 6 6 BancoCentral De La RepublicaArgentina, ND (1961-69) Specimen Banknote. Argentina. 10,000 Pesos, P-281s, Specimen #16 on lower left, General Jose De San Martin at right, Red Oval TDLR Specimen overprints on face and back. S/N 00000000 A, POC’s, Rare and unlisted as a specimen in this format. PCGS Very Choice Unc 64 . TDLR. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $250-375 7 7 Banco de la Provincia deSantiago del Estero. 1888.Contemporary Counterfeit Banknote. Argentina. 50 Pesos, 1888, P-S1216, contemporary forgery perforated “FALSO” in large letters and hand stamped at the Banco Central de la Republica Argentina as “FALSO” as well. Unpriced in the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money as a counterfeit or original. Quite unusual in this form. 4 small tears on the top margin and 2 on the bottom borders. �������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $200-300 SESSION 1 - LOTS1- 310 June 20, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. et U.S., Chinese, & Worldwide Banknotes U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily and Security Printing Ephemera