AIA XXIII U.S. & Worldwide Banknotes, Security Printing Ephemera and U.S. Federal Bonds and Document

Auction Details

On behalf of the entire Archives International Auctions team, I would like to personally welcome you to our twenty-third exciting auction we have held over the last eight years. We are offering over 1040 lots of U.S. and Worldwide Banknotes, Security Printing Ephemera and U.S. Federal Bonds and Documents. We are also featuring the exceptional banknote Collection of a Middle Eastern gentleman as well as additional selections from the Hamtramck Collection.
Afghanistan Treasury 1919-20 Issues.1Afghanistan Treasury 1919-20 Issues.
Afghanistan. 1 Rupee, P-1 (7 one with coupon); 5 Rupee P-2 (2); 10 Afghanis. P-8 (4). Generally Good to Very Good, three of the P-8 are Very Fine or s
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Bank of Afghanistan. 1939 Issue.2Bank of Afghanistan. 1939 Issue.
Afghanistan. 5 Afghanis P-22 (2); 10 Afghanis P-23a All 3 are Uncirculated. 2 Afghanis P-21 and 50 Afghanis P-25a are Fair to Good with paper splits.
Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Bank of Afghanistan, 1948 Issue Color Trial Specimen.3Bank of Afghanistan, 1948 Issue Color Trial Specimen.
Afghanistan. 20 Afghanis, SH1327 (1948), P-31a blue purple color trial specimen. Included also is an original document dated 1949 by B&W tracking the
Start Price : 475.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Bank of Afghanistan. 1948-51 Issue.4Bank of Afghanistan. 1948-51 Issue.
Afghanistan. Various early issues from 2-50 Afghanis, P-28-33, Highlights include Extremely Fine examples of P31a, 32 and 33a; others are Very Good or
Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Bank of Afghanistan. 1961 and 1973 issues5Bank of Afghanistan. 1961 and 1973 issues
Afghanistan. 10 and 20 Afghanis P-37a, P38. 10 Afghanis P-47a; 20 Afghanis P-48a; 100 Afghanis P-50a. 15 Uncirculated notes in the group of 25 pieces.
Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
African Specimen Banknote Trio.6African Specimen Banknote Trio.
Africa, lot of 3 specimens. Includes Kenya, 1989, 20 Shillings, P-25s (unpriced in SCWPM); Malawi, 1992, 10 Kwacha, P-25s; and, Zaire, 1992, 5,000,000
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sub-Sahara Africa selection7Sub-Sahara Africa selection
Includes: selections from Angola, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, West
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sub-Sahara Africa selection8Sub-Sahara Africa selection
Includes: Angola, Burundi, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinee, Guine-Bissau, Guyana, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mald
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Various Modern African notes.9Various Modern African notes.
Lot of 14 pieces. Includes Gambia (8), Kenya (2), Mauritania (3), West African States. Crisp, bright and colorful.
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
African Bank Note Selection. 1916-1980.10African Bank Note Selection. 1916-1980.
Guinea 500 Sylis 1980 P-27 mostly EF or better, but some average circ.(42 pieces); also included are notes from the Bank of Algeria 1943, German East
Estimates : 180.00 - 300.00
Banka e Shtetit Shqiptar. 1964, 1976 Issues, 1976 Specimen set.11Banka e Shtetit Shqiptar. 1964, 1976 Issues, 1976 Specimen set.
Albania. Two complete 1976 Specimen sets P-40s-46s plus one or two extras. 33 1964 and 1976 issues P-33-46 all but four Uncirculated. 1957 1000 Leke P
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Banka Kombetare e Shqipnis. Early issues.12Banka Kombetare e Shqipnis. Early issues.
Albania. 5 Lek P-1, 5 Franka P-2a; 20 Franka P-3a (2); 5 Fraga p-6 (3); 20 Fraga P-7 (4); 100 Fraga P-8 (2). Generally Good. Paper separation, stains
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Albania and Romania Issued Notes and Specimens. 1941-1976.13Albania and Romania Issued Notes and Specimens. 1941-1976.
1-7) Albania. People's Republic Banka E Shtetit Shqiptar 1964 Specimen Set 1-100 Leke, P-33-39. Choice-Gem Unc. 8-14) Similar. 1976. 15-17) Romania.
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Banque Centrale d' Algeria14Banque Centrale d' Algeria
Algeria. Includes large format 10 and 100 (2) Dinars P-123 and P-125. Generally Fine. P-26a (3 Extremely Fine or better); P-128a (Uncirculated). Inclu
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Banque Centrale d' Algeria15Banque Centrale d' Algeria
Includes Algeria (4); Biafra (2); French Equatorial Africa (1); Morocco (2); Mozambique (3); Tanzania (2) Tunis (3). Good or so, but some Extremely Fi
Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Banco de Angola. 1956 and 1962 dated Issues.16Banco de Angola. 1956 and 1962 dated Issues.
Angola. 20, 50 Escudos, P- 87, 88a; 20, 50, 1000 Escudos P-92, 93, 96 (3). Generally Very Good to Fine. Some with pencil graffiti. 7 pieces.
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Banco Nacional De Angola, 1976-1979 Banknote Issues.17Banco Nacional De Angola, 1976-1979 Banknote Issues.
Angola, Lot of 13 notes, Includes 1976 Specimens 20 to 1000 Kwanzas, P-109s to P-116s; issued notes from same series, attractive assortment, mostly Ch
Estimates : 130.00 - 250.00
Republica Portuguesa and Banco de Angola.18Republica Portuguesa and Banco de Angola.
Angola. 1, 2-1/2, 20 Angolares, 1000 Escudos. P-68, 69, 79, 98. Generally Very Good with some paper issues. 4 pieces.
Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Republica Portuguesa, Banco de Angola and Banco Nacional de Angola.19Republica Portuguesa, Banco de Angola and Banco Nacional de Angola.
Angola. 1942-1999. Group of 23 Uncirculated and 8 of lesser grade. Should be inspected. 31 pieces.
Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Republica Portugueza Angola - Junta Da Moeda De Angola, ca. 1915-25 Essay Specimen Banknote.20Republica Portugueza Angola - Junta Da Moeda De Angola, ca. 1915-25 Essay Specimen Banknote.
Angola, 1 Angolar, P-Unlisted, ND ca.1915-25, Unique essay design banknote engraved and printed by Art Institut Orell Fussli Zurich, Dark gray-green o
Start Price : 450.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Banco Central de la Republica Argentina Bank Note Proofs and More. Act of 1935.21Banco Central de la Republica Argentina Bank Note Proofs and More. Act of 1935.
Argentina. 1) 10 Pesos, P-235, red uniface Proof on light bond paper. General San Martin. Unc. 2) Similar red back. 3) 100 Pesos, P-267, brown unifac
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Banco Provincial De Cordoba, 1888 (Ley 8.1.1894) Issued Banknote.22Banco Provincial De Cordoba, 1888 (Ley 8.1.1894) Issued Banknote.
Argentina. 1 Peso, P-S1121b. Issued banknote, Black on red underprint, Overprinted in middle. VF condition with large even margins, bright colors and
Start Price : 70.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Banco Provincial De Santa Fe, 1875 Color Trial Proof Rarity.23Banco Provincial De Santa Fe, 1875 Color Trial Proof Rarity.
Argentina, 1 Pesos Plata Boliviana, P-S813, proof back in brown instead of issued green, printed on india paper on cut down card, "98" on ...
Start Price : 70.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Republica Argentina, 1891 Issue Unlisted Color Trial Proof Banknote.24Republica Argentina, 1891 Issue Unlisted Color Trial Proof Banknote.
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1891, 50 centavos, P-212Ap Unlisted Color Trial proof face, no back, printed on india paper on large card, black on green ins
Start Price : 280.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Banco Onadabury y Garbino and Banco de Credito Auxiliar25Banco Onadabury y Garbino and Banco de Credito Auxiliar
Argentina. 1869. 1 Peso P-S1791 Uncirculated. 1887 50 Pesos. P-S165a. With revenue stamp on back. Very Fine.
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Armenia, Azerbaijan and Kaukazus Issued Notes.26Armenia, Azerbaijan and Kaukazus Issued Notes.
1) Armenia. 1000 Rubles, 1919, P-27, VF-EF, edge splits. 2-3) Azerbaijan. 500 Rubles, 1920, P-7, dark brown and dull gray green on multicolor, EF-AU w
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Armenia, Government Bank, Yerevan Branch, 1919 First & Second Issue Quintet.27Armenia, Government Bank, Yerevan Branch, 1919 First & Second Issue Quintet.
Armenia, Lot of 5 notes, all are 1919 Issues, Includes First Issue 5 Rubles, P-1, Issued, Black on light blue underprint, S/N 5 No. 020, Choice VF to
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Armenia, Government Bank, Yerevan Branch, 1920 First & Second Issue Assortment.28Armenia, Government Bank, Yerevan Branch, 1920 First & Second Issue Assortment.
Armenia, Lot of 9 notes, Includes 1919 (1920) First Issue, 100 Rubles, P-18, Issued, Black on light mustard underprint, back black on light mustard, A
Start Price : 210.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Armenia, Government Bank, Yerevan Branch, 1920 Third Issue Banknote Pair.29Armenia, Government Bank, Yerevan Branch, 1920 Third Issue Banknote Pair.
Armenia, Lot of 2 notes, 1919 (1920), includes 100 Rubles, P-31, Uncirculated and 250 Rubles, P-32, AU attractive notes printed by W&S.
Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Government Bank. 1919 5 Roubles.30Government Bank. 1919 5 Roubles.
Armenia. August 1919. 5 Rubles P-14a. Uniface. Nice Uncirculated.
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Armenian Socialist Soviet Republic, 1921 Issue Banknote Pair.31Armenian Socialist Soviet Republic, 1921 Issue Banknote Pair.
Armenia, Lot of 2 notes, Includes 1921, 5000 Rubles, P-S679, Issued banknote, Blue on gray underprint, back blue over gray underprint, XF-AU Condition
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Armenia and Azerbaijan one issue each, Russia.32Armenia and Azerbaijan one issue each, Russia.
Armenian Socialist Soviet Republic 5000 Rubles; P#S679; Azerbaijan 25,000 Rubles, P#S715. Russia includes multiple examples of P#S408a, 409, 410, 411,
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
National Bank of Australasia Proof Exchanges33National Bank of Australasia Proof Exchanges
Adelaide, South Australia. 18-- (ca.1860's). Uncut sheet of 2 proof 1st and 2nd Bills of Exchange printed in black. Correspondent bank in London, En
Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Bank of New South Wales Waterlow Specimen Traveler's  Cheque. CA 1900.34Bank of New South Wales Waterlow Specimen Traveler's Cheque. CA 1900.
Australia, Purple border, light green underprint. "PAYABLE THROUGHOUT THE WORLD." Choice to Gem Uncirculated.
Start Price : 140.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
National Bank of Australasia Limited Specimen Bill of Exchange ca. 1900.35National Bank of Australasia Limited Specimen Bill of Exchange ca. 1900.
Melbourne, Australia. Bright rose, three allegorical figures and a lion, "SPECIMEN" stamped in purple, and pin cancelled. Small piece out ...
Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Commonwealth of Australia, 1913 One Pound Collins Allen.36Commonwealth of Australia, 1913 One Pound Collins Allen.
Australia, Pick-4c & R-18, Serial Number 574191J, PMG VF 20, Note catalogs $3,000 in Fine, $30,000 in VF.
Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Commonwealth of Australia, 1918 One Pound Cerutty Collins.37Commonwealth of Australia, 1918 One Pound Cerutty Collins.
Australia, Pick-4d & R21, D963748C, PMG VF 20, Catalogs $2,500 in Fine, $25,000 in VF.
Start Price : 1,200.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Commonwealth of Australia Banknote Assortment.38Commonwealth of Australia Banknote Assortment.
Australia. George V Pound, P-15d fully separated at quarter folds; George VI 10 Shilling P-25a (3), b(6); 1 Pound P-26b (4). Elizabeth II 10 Shilling
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Commonwealth of Australia, 1932 One  Pound Riddle Sheehan.39Commonwealth of Australia, 1932 One Pound Riddle Sheehan.
Australia, Pick-16d & R-27b, K89 781717, PMG VF 25, Catalogs $2,500 in VF.
Start Price : 575.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Commonwealth of Australia, 1933 One Pound Riddle Sheehan.40Commonwealth of Australia, 1933 One Pound Riddle Sheehan.
Australia, Pick-22 & R-28, Serial #M50 263254, PMG AU50, Catalogs $300 in VF, $3,750 in UNC.
Start Price : 700.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,800.00
Commonwealth of Australia, 1933 One Pound Riddle Sheehan.41Commonwealth of Australia, 1933 One Pound Riddle Sheehan.
Australia, Pick-22 & R-28, Serial # N62 488567, PMG Choice VF 35, Catalogs $300 in VF though VF $725 in Australia.
Start Price : 325.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Commonwealth Bank of Australia, 1938-40 Issue Banknote42Commonwealth Bank of Australia, 1938-40 Issue Banknote
Australia, issued note, 5 Pounds, (1941), P-27b, VF with minor edge tear on right margin and what appears to be mounting traces on the same margin.
Start Price : 110.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Commonwealth of Australia, ND (1939) Issue Banknote43Commonwealth of Australia, ND (1939) Issue Banknote
Australia, issued note, 10 Shillings, ND (1939), P-25a, R12, PMG 40 XF NET Stained, Adhesive; and 10 Shillings, ND (1942), P-25b, R13, PMG 45 Choice X
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Commonwealth of Australia, ND (1953-60) Replacement / Star Note.44Commonwealth of Australia, ND (1953-60) Replacement / Star Note.
Australia, 1953, £1 Star Note, P-30*, R33S, RB10, Coombs | Wilson, S/N HA/93 33368*, PMG graded Choice Fine 15, scarce note.
Start Price : 425.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Commonwealth of Australia, 1942 One Pound Armitage McFarlane Consecutive Pair.45Commonwealth of Australia, 1942 One Pound Armitage McFarlane Consecutive Pair.
Australia (Lot of 2 notes), Pick-26b & R30a, Serial # J16 576894/5, PMG Gem Unc 66, Catalogs $1,600 in UNC ($800 each).
Start Price : 950.00 | Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,000.00
Commonwealth of Australia, 1949 Five Pounds Coombs Watt.46Commonwealth of Australia, 1949 Five Pounds Coombs Watt.
Australia, Pick-27c & R-47, Serial #R91 200401, PMG EF 40, catalogs $400 in VF, $4,000 in UNC.
Start Price : 210.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Commonwealth of Australia, 1952 Five Pounds Coombs Wilson.47Commonwealth of Australia, 1952 Five Pounds Coombs Wilson.
Australia, Pick-27d & R48, Serial # S40 317100, PMG Choice EF 45, Catalogs $425 in VF, $4,250 in UNC.
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Commonwealth of Australia, 1952 Ten Shillings Coombs Wilson.48Commonwealth of Australia, 1952 Ten Shillings Coombs Wilson.
Australia, 2 Consecutive Notes: Pick-25d & R-15, Serial Number A83 966749/50, PMG Choice Unc 64. Catalogs $5,500 in UNC ($2,750 each).
Start Price : 1,100.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Commonwealth of Australia, Reserve Bank, 1960-61 ND Issue Banknote Pair.49Commonwealth of Australia, Reserve Bank, 1960-61 ND Issue Banknote Pair.
Australia, Lot of 2 notes, Includes £5, P-35a and £10, P-36a, both VF to VF+. Attractive banknote pair.
Estimates : 180.00 - 300.00
Commonwealth of Australia, 1966 $1 Coombs Wilson Specimen.50Commonwealth of Australia, 1966 $1 Coombs Wilson Specimen.
Australia, Pick-37s1 & SP01, Serial #AAA 000000, PMG Choice VF35, Catalogs $6,500 in VF, $14,500 in UNC.
Start Price : 3,750.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 8,000.00