Archives International Auctions Sale 58 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, and Security Printing Ephemera and Historic Ephemera April 7 & 8, 2020

Archives International Auctions - Sale 58 15 April 7-8,2020 Archives International Auctions 98 98 Central Bank of China, 1945 Uniface Specimen Back Banknote. China... 1945 (1948), 5 Yuan, P-389s, Uniface back specimen, Blue on back with junk in center flanked by National Sunbursts, Specimen overprint and serial number on blank back, POC’s. Rare note in any form. SBNC. Only available as a specimen or proof, no issued examples known.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $100-200 99 99 Central Bank of China, 1949 Unlisted Uniface Front & Back Essay Specimens China, 1949. 500,000 Gold Yuan. Series 00A. (PMG designated P-UNL500Kas, WBG mis-identified it as P-425, but incorrect). P-Unlisted. Uniface front and back specimen banknotes in green. CKS in center. Red Chinese specimen overprint, “00000” serial numbers and POC with back of each with “Specimen” and control number. Face is WBG graded Gem Uncirculated 66 TOP and back is graded Uncirculated 62. Horizontal note. SBNC. Rare high denomination essay banknote. �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $800-1200 100 100 Central Bank of China, Unlisted Essay Specimen/Proof Banknote, 1949GoldChinYuan Issue. China, 1949. 500,000 Gold Yuan, P-Unlisted. Uniface front specimen “Printers Essay” banknote in green, CKS in center. POC’s, No overprints or serial numbers on face, back with text “Approved for Production: L-4, COLOR O.K. 5-2-49”. PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 63 with note of light toning on left side. Rare note. SBNC.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $300-600 101 101 Peoples Republic Of China, 1999 Regular Issue Matched Serial Number Set of 10 Notes. China, Lot of 10 Notes, all are 1999, 1 Yuan, P-895b with matching Serial Numbers 894187 with different prefixes. All in Uncirculated to Gem Uncirculated condition. (10) �������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200 China - Taiwan 102 102 Bank of Taiwan, 1950 “Kinmen” Issue High Grade Sequential Banknote Pair. Kinmen, Taiwan, Lot of 2 sequential banknotes, 10 Cents, P-R103b (S/M#T74-10b), blue with no underprint, SYS in middle, back blue with bank building, S/N’s AA 403721 and 403722, Both are PMG graded Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ, attractive and high grade pair. Printer: CPFT��������������������������������������������������������� Est. $200-350 103 103 Bank of Taiwan, 1950 Issue High Grade Sequential Banknote Pair. Kinmen, Taiwan, Lot of two sequential banknotes, both are Issued 50 Cents, P-R104b (S/M#T74-11), brown on pink underprint with SYS in middle, back with bank building, S/N’s AA 827056 & 57, both are Gem Uncirculated or better with wide large margins, sharp corners and bright colors, attractive and high grade sequential pair.����������� Est. $400-600 104 104 Bank of Taiwan. 1950 Quemoy Branch Banknote. China - Taiwan. 10 Yuan. P-R105. S/M# T74-21. SYS at top center. Legacy Currency Grading Very Choice Unc. 64. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200