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

Archives International Auctions - Sale 53 30 June 20,2019 Archives International Auctions 212 212 Banco Central de Costa Rica. 1951 Issue. Front & Back Proof Pair. Costa Rica. 1000 Colones. P-226p but unlisted as face/back proofs. Julio Pena portrait at left front, bank building at center back. The Face proof in full color on India paper mounted to card, the back has fallen off of the large card which is included. POCs. Without date or series imprint. As made. ABNC. �������������������������������������������������� Est. $230-350 Cuba 213 213 Various Cuban Issuers. 1869-1896. Group of 10 Issued Notes. Cuba. Lot includes Banco Espanol de la Isla de Cuba issued 10 Pesos, 1896, P-49d (2 pcs, VF one w/wide margin); 5 Pesos, 1896, P-48b, Choice VF; 1 Peso, 1896, P-47a, VF; 50 Centavos, 1896, P-46a, Choice Fine; 5 Centavos, 1896, P-45a, Fine; 20 Centavos, 1897, P-53, Choice VF; 10 Centavos, 1897, P-52, About Unc; 5 Centavos, 1872, P-29a, Fine; and La Republica de Cuba issued 50 Centavos, 1969, P-54, VF. ���������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200 214 214 Banco Nacional de Cuba, 1960, Specimen Banknote Cuba, 20 Pesos, P-80s3, PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64 with a comment of “Minor Stains”, ABNC. ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $90-160 215 215 Banco Nacional De Cuba, 1994 Specimen Set of “Pesos Convertibles” Banknotes. Cuba, Lot of 7 Specimen banknotes from the “Pesos Convertibles” Issue. These notes make up the denomination set for the Series 1994 Pesos Convertibles Issue. Includes 1; 3; 5; 10; 20 ;50 and 100 Pesos Convertibles, Pick#’s: FX37; FX38; FX39; FX40; FX41; FX42; FX43 Specimens.. All with different monuments on the right in various colors, backs are all similar except for the denomination, all with large diagonal Specimen overprints, POC’s and “000000” Serial numbers. Each note has “SPECIMEN No.001 on the lower left corner of the face, every note has oval “Specimen De La Rue Co. Ltd - No Value” overprints in red on the lower right and upper left of each face and back. Each note also has archival notations including dates and possibly order numbers on the top margins. all were previously mounted on the back right border with light mounting remnants remaining that do not detract from the appearance or stain the face. Without the mounting remnants, each note would be Choice to Gem Uncirculated. Previously only known as specimens or issued notes without the De La Rue oval Specimen overprints. TDLR. ������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $550-750 216 216 Banco Nacional de Cuba Traveler’s Checks, ND (ca.1940-50’s) Uncut Specimen Sheet of 3. Cuba. $20 Traveler’s Checks Uncut Sheet of three. Bi-lingual. Lightly folded between notes. POCs, pencil notation in margin on back. Hand stamped SPECIMEN on front. AU condition. Jeffries BNC.��������������� Est. $120-200 Cyprus 217 217 Central Bank of Cyprus, ND (1964-82) Issue Specimen. Cyprus. 250 Mil, P-41s, Specimen banknote, Fruit at left, mine on back. Blue. ND. POC. Red SPECIMEN and SPECIMEN OF NO VALUE overprints on each side. #081 printed at top left on back. Graded PMG Superb Gem Unc 68 EPQ. Finest of seven graded in the PMG census. BWC without imprint. ��������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $350-700