Archives International Auctions Auction 78 July 27, 2022 U.S., Chinese & Worldwide Banknotes, Scripophily, Colonial Banknotes, Colonial Fiscal Documents, Historic Ephemera and Security Printing Ephemera

Archives International Auctions - Sale 78 59 July 27, 2022 Archives International Auctions 322 322 Great Imperial Japanese Government. 1918-19 Issue Banknote. Japan......, 1918-19. 50 Sen, P-48b, Issued Banknote. Black on pink underprint with red seal at left and denomination numeral at right. Block 106. PMG graded Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. Only 2 examples graded in the PMG census, this is the only uncirculated graded example. The second example is only grades VF. This will be impossible to improve upon. (From the Allen Berk Collection) ���������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $350-700 323 323 Bank of Japan, ND (1969)- ND (2000), Issued Banknote Pair Japan, ND (1969)- ND (2000). 500 Yen, P-95b, S/N PS392728B, PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ; 2000 Yen Commemorative Note, P-103b, S/N LA020143C, PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ. (2). Sold “AS IS” no returns accepted. Est. $200-350 324 324 Japan, Wartime Savings Bond ND (ca.1940’s) Specimen Bond. Japan, ND (ca.1940’s), 15 Yen - Release #1 - Showa 17.2, SB293, Specimen Bond, Brown on light green and m/c underprint, Image of bomb at lower right, S/N 000000, back with text relating to redeeming the bond, PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64, Rare as a specimen and first time seen by us. ��������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $375-750 Jersey 325 325 States of Jersey. ND (1989), “Top Pop” Specimen Banknote. Jersey... ND (1989). 20 Pounds, P-18s, Specimen Banknote. Blue on m/c underprint with birds to the left and mature portrait of Queen Elizabeth II at right. Watermark of Jersey cow. Printer: TDLR. PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ. Tied with 6 other notes as highest graded out of 54 graded in the PMG census, none grading higher. This is the highest graded example to be offered at auction in 8 years. (From the Allen Berk Collection) ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $300-600 Jordan 326 326 Central Bank of Jordan, ND (1959) Issued Banknote Jordan. ND (1959). 5 Dinars, P-15b, Issued banknote, Red-brown on multicolor underprint, S/N KA299386, Watermark: King Hussein, Sign. #15, PMG graded Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. Printer: TDLR. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $130-260 Katanga 327 327 BanqueNationale du Katanga, 1960Specimen Banknote Katanga...., 1960. 50 Francs, P-7s, Specimen banknote, Red-brown and blue, back with building at left. S/N’s ZZ 991783, Pin Punch Specimen overprint, red ink notation “85” on the upper right corner, Choice VF to XF condition. ���������������������������������������������������� Est. $230-375