AFGHANISTAN

501
1 Rupee, (1928/9), (P.14a), green, uniface, uncirculated, thus scarce.
US$60-70
Realised: US$55

502
500 Afghanis, (1961), (P.40A), orange, Muhammad Zahir left, uncirculated.
US$35-40
Realised: -


AUSTRALIA

503
Commonwealth Bank of Australia, 1, (P.30), serial no. HC22 855363, about uncirculated.
US$30-40
Realised: -

504
Reserve Bank of Australia, 10 Shillings, (P.33), consecutive pair, serial nos. AH41 871988-9, minor aging on one, otherwise about uncirculated. (2)
US$110-130
Realised: US$90


BAHAMAS

505
4 Shillings, (1953), sign. Sweeting/Roberts, (P.13d), serial no. A6 811360, about uncirculated.
US$75-90
Realised: -


BELIZE

506
$1, 1975, consecutive pair, serial nos. A/1 713346-7, Queen Elizabeth II, (P.33b), practically uncirculated. (2)
US$75-90
Realised: -


BRITISH NORTH BORNEO

507
$5, 1 December 1922, (P.4b), serial no. B254318, about very fine, thus scarce.
US$450-480
Realised: US$420


BRUNEI

508
$1 to $100, 1967, Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin III, (P.1-5), serial nos. A/4 463841, A/1 757648, A/3 087020, A/1 368086, A/1 455184; uncirculated, thus a very scarce set. (5)
US$1,200-1,300
Realised: -

509
$1 to $100, 1967, Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin, Specimens, (cf. P.1-5), all with serial nos. A/1 000000, official punch holes, uncirculated, a rare set. (5)
US$1,800-2,000
Realised: -

510
$5, 1967, Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin III, (P.2), serial no. A/2 170156, extremely fine.
US$25-30
Realised: -

511
$1 to $1,000, 1972-88, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Specimen set comprising $1, 1986, serial no. A/32 000000; $5, 1986, A/5 000000; $10, 1986, A/17 000000; $50, 1973, A/3 000000; $100, 1972, A/1 000000; $500, 1979, A/1 000000; $1,000, 1972, A/1 000000; (cf. P.6c,7b,8b,9a,10a,11a,12a), official punch holes, uncirculated, a rare set. (7)
US$2,700-3,000
Realised: -

512
$1, 1984, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, (P.6c), serial no. A/29 999999, uncirculated.
US$170-190
Realised: -

513
$1 to $10,000, 1989, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Specimen set, (cf. P.13-19; P.20s), the $10,000 with serial no. A/1 000000, the others with serial nos. B/1 000000, uncirculated, a rare set, the $10,000 extremely rare. (8)
US$5,500-6,000
Realised: -

514
$25, 1992, commemorating 25th Anniversary of Acession to the throne, Specimen, (cf. P.21), serial no. A/1 0000000, uncirculated, scarce.
US$300-350
Realised: US$300

515
$1, 1996, polymer, (P.22), serial no. C/16 111111. uncirculated.
US$180-200
Realised: US$300

516
$1, 1996, polymer, (P.22), serial no. C/12 444444, uncirculated.
US$170-180
Realised: US$160

517
$1, 1996, polymer, (P.22), serial no. C/15 555555, uncirculated.
US$180-200
Realised: US$160

518
$10, 1996, polymer, (P.24), serial no. C/6 222222, uncirculated.
US$250-300
Realised: US$240

519
$10, 1996, polymer, (P.24), serial no. C/9 777777, uncirculated.
US$250-300
Realised: US$240

520
$50 and $100, 1996, Specimens, (cf. P.25-26), both with serial no. C/1 000000, uncirculated, scarce. (2)
US$320-350
Realised: -


BURMA

521
Burma State Bank, 100 Kyats, Orange, peacock left, Specimen, (P.21s1), extremely fine, scarce.
US$250-280
Realised: -


CHINA

522
Ching Dynasty Note, 500 Cash, 1854, 1856, 1857, (P.A1b,d,e); 1000 Cash, 1854, 1857, (P.A2b,e); 2000 Cash, 1857, 1858, (P.A4e,f); very fine to extremely fine, mostly extremely fine, a few with Chinese annotations on rev. (7)
US$350-400
Realised: -

523
Ta Ching Government Bank, $1, 1909, Proof, Li Hung Chan left, (cf. P.A76), serial no. 00000, official perforations, SPECIMEN ovpt, about uncirculated, rare.
US$900-1,000
Realised: -

524
Ta Ching Government Bank, 5 Yuan, (1910), uniface obv. Proof on card, red, Prince Chun left, mounted patrol low right, (cf. P.A80), about uncirculated, rare.
US$850-950
Realised: -

525
Ta Ching Government Bank, Hankow, $10, 1906, (P.A65a), serial no. 25702, fine, a scarce issued note.
US$500-550
Realised: US$500

526
Yong Sin Company, Shensi Province, 5,000 Cash, Kuang Hsu Year 28 (1902), extremely fine.
US$80-120
Realised: -

527
Wan Fu Hsing, 300 Cash, Kuang Hsu Year 19, about very fine.
US$120-130
Realised: -

528
Peiyang Official Gazette, uniface proof, Kuang Hsu period, black, dragons left and right, no denomination but meant for copper cash, possibly a design for private issues, (cf. S/M.I25-1), uncirculated, scarce.
US$110-130
Realised: -

529
Bank of China, $1, 1912, Proof, (cf. P.25), serial no. 00000, Specimen ovpt., official perforations, stamped "Return to Issue Room", good extremely fine.
US$150-180
Realised: -

530
Bank of China, $1, 1915, Proof, (P.37D), serial no. 000000, Specimen ovpt., partial stamp "Return to Issue Room", official perforations, pinhole top margin, about uncirculated.
US$550-600
Realised: -

531
Bank of China, 1 Yuan, 1914, Proof, Yuan Shih-Kai centre, (cf. P.33), Specimen ovpt, official perforations, about uncirculated, rare.
US$700-800
Realised: -

532
Commercial Bank of China, $1, $50, $100, 1920, Shanghai, uniface obv. Proof, (cf. P.1p,7p,8p); practically uncirculated. (3)
US$550-600
Realised: -

533
Bank of Communications, 1 Yuan, 5 Yuan (3), 10 Yuan (3), 50 Yuan, 100 Yuan, 1914, Proof; the 5 and 10 Yuan with different colour varieties; all serial no. 000000, Specimen ovpt., some with printers' stamp, official perforations, the 50 Yuan with pinholes, generally good extremely fine to about uncirculated. (9)
US$450-500
Realised: -

534
Bank of Communications, 100 Yuan, 1941, uniface rev. Proof, (cf. P.162), together with an issued note; extremely fine. (2)
US$35-40
Realised: -

535
Central Bank of China, $1-$100, 1928, Specimen, (cf. P.195-200), all serial nos. 000000, official perforations, practically uncirculated. (5)
US$300-350
Realised: -

536
Central Bank of China, 10 Cents, undated (1931), uniface obv. Specimen, red, serial no. 0000000, specimen no. 1086, (cf. P.202); together with an issued note; extremely fine. (2)
US$35-40
Realised: US$30

537
Central Bank of China, 5 Yuan, 1945, uniface rev. Proof, (cf. P.388), mounted on card; together with an issued note, extremely fine. (2)
US$30-35
Realised: -

538
Central Bank, 20 Cents, Specimen, uncut pair with top margin, obv. black, rev. green, ships, (P.395A), uncirculated.
US$120-150
Realised: US$110

539
Farmers Bank of China, 5 Yuan, 1935, error, serial nos. missing on both sides, (P.458a), foxing, otherwise uncirculated.
US$100-150
Realised: -

540
National Commercial Bank, 1, 5 Yuan, 1923, Proof, (cf. P.517-8), serial nos. 000000, Specimen ovpt., printer's stamp, official perforations, practically uncirculated. (2)
US$280-300
Realised: -

541
National Industrial Bank of China, 1, 5, 10 Yuan, 1924, Proof, (cf. P.525-7), serial nos. 000000, Specimen ovpt., stamped "Return to Issue Room to be held for reference", official perforations, pinholes top margin, about uncirculated. (3)
US$350-400
Realised: -

542
Ningpo Commercial Bank, $5 (2), $10, 1920; Proof, one $5 blue, (cf. P541-2), serial nos. 00000 or 000000, Specimen ovpt., the $10 with printer's stamp, the $5 blue with pinholes top margin, official perforations, good extremely fine to about uncirculated. (3)
US$350-380
Realised: -

543
Republic of China Unified Currency, an artist's paste up model for a proposed 10 Yuan, extremely fine, interesting.
US$1,300-1,400
Realised: -

544
Bank of Canton, Hankow, $1, 1922, Proof, (cf. P.S152), serial no. 000000, Specimen ovpt., printer's stamp, pinhole top margin, official perforations, about uncirculated.
US$450-500
Realised: -

545
Bank of Canton, Shanghai, $1, 1920, Proof (2), (cf. P.S153F), serial no. 000000, Specimen ovpt., printer's stamps, official perforations, about uncirculated. (2)
US$800-850
Realised: -

546
Bank of Canton, Shanghai, $5, 1917, Proof, (cf. P.S153A), serial no. 00000, Specimen ovpt., stamped "Return to Issue Room to be held for reference", official perforations, extremely fine or better.
US$500-550
Realised: -

547
Bank of Canton, Swatow, $1, 1922, Proof, (cf. P.S153J), serial no. 000000, Specimen ovpt., printer's stamp, pinhole top margin, official perforations, practically uncirculated.
US$450-480
Realised: -

548
Banque Belge Pour L'Etranger, 5, 10 and 50 Dollars, 1 July 1921; Hankow, Peking, Shanghai and Tientsin, Specimens, all serial nos. 000000, the 5 Yuan Peking with large top margin and written annotation "OK for typing & numbering 6/30/21", (P.S124-26, 128-129A, 136-38, 146-48); official punch holes, some with pinholes, the 10 Yuan Peking very fine, the rest generally extremely fine to uncirculated, the 50 dollars very rare. (12)
US$4,800-5,000
Realised: -

549
Banque Belge Pour L'Etranger, Peking, $5, $10, 1921; Proof, (cf. P.S128-9), serial nos. 000000, Specimen ovpt., official perforations, about uncirculated. (2)
US$550-600
Realised: -

550
Banque Belge Pour L'Etranger, Shanghai, $5, $10, 1921; Proof, (cf. P.135-6), serial nos. 000000, Specimen ovpt., official perforations, about uncirculated. (2)
US$480-500
Realised: -

551
Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China, $5, 12 June 1930, Tientsin, serial no. E/L 013315, (P.S215), edge tears, very good.
US$100-150
Realised: -

552
China Specie Bank Ltd, $1-$100, 1922, obv. and rev. Proof on Card, (P.S228,228A-D), practically uncirculated, rare. (10)
US$8,500-9,000
Realised: -

553
Industrial and Commercial Bank, Hankow, $1, 1921, Proof or Specimen, (cf. P.S383A), serial no. 000000, Specimen ovpt., stamped "Jul 29 1921" top margin, a couple of stapleholes, official perforations, good extremely fine.
US$500-550
Realised: -

554
Industrial and Commercial Bank, Shanghai, $1, 1923 Proof or Specimen, (P.S383F), serial no. 000000, Specimen ovpt., official perforations, about uncirculated.
US$480-500
Realised: -

555
Industrial and Commercial Bank, Shanghai, $10, 1923, Proof or Specimen, (P.S383H), serial no. 000000, Specimen ovpt., official perforations, about uncirculated.
US$600-650
Realised: -

556
International Banking Corporation, Hankow, $1, 1919, $5, $10, 1918; Proof, all olive green, (cf. P.S407-8, 411), Specimen ovpt., with printer's stamps, official perforations, good extremely fine to about uncirculated. (3)
US$1,000-1,100
Realised: -

557
International Banking Corporation, Harbin, $1, 1920, Proof, brown and multicoloured, (P.unlisted), serial no. 000000, Specimen ovpt., printer's stamp, official perforation, pinhole top margin, practically uncirculated, rare.
US$500-550
Realised: -

558
International Banking Corporation, Peking, $1, 1919; $5, $10, 1910; Specimen, (cf. P.S413-4, 417), serial nos. 00000 or 000000, official perforations, about uncirculated. (3)
US$850-900
Realised: -

559
International Banking Corporation, Tientsin, $1, 1919; $5, $10, 1918; Proof, all black and multicoloured, (cf. P.S430-1, 434), serial nos. 000000, Specimen ovpt., with printer's stamps, official perforations, pinhole, about uncirculated. (3)
US$850-900
Realised: -

560
Anhwei Yu Huan Bank, $1 (5), 1907, (P.S819), generally very good. (5)
US$350-380
Realised: -

561
Anhwei Yu Huan Bank, 1000 Cash (7), (1909), (P.S823), some with red branch stamps, generally very good to fine. (7)
US$650-700
Realised: -

562
Kirin Yung Heng Provincial Bank, 1, 5, 100 (2) Tiao, 1918, (P.S982, 985, 988), one of the 100 Tiao a specimen with punch holes, very fine to about uncirculated. (4)
US$150-160
Realised: -

563
Kiangnan Yu Ning Government Bank, $1 (2), 1907, Nanking, one with red Hankow branch stamp, the second with red Nanchang branch stamp, (cf. P.S1177b,1180b), very good, scarce. (2)
US$600-650
Realised: -

564
Kiangsi Bank, 1, 5, 10 Yuan, 1916, (P.S1100-02), the 1 Yuan very fine, others good extremely fine, the 5 Yuan with a Chinese stamp rev. (3)
US$380-400
Realised: -

565
Kiangsu Financial Department, Nanking Exchange Office, 1 Yuan, 1912, (P.S1215), diagonally cut and rejoined, fine, scarce.
US$250-270
Realised: -

566
Kiangsu Financial Department, Nanking Exchange Office, 10 Yuan, 1912, (P.S1217), stamped cancelled, diagonally cut and repaired, but rare.
US$750-780
Realised: -

567
Fukien Province, various issues including Fukien Provincial Bank (5), (P.S1410, 12, 20, 27-8); municipal and private issues, including Chiu Tai, (S/M C210-1); Tung Hsing, (S/M T211-1-2); fine to uncirculated. (11)
US$150-160
Realised: -

568
Heilungchiang Kwang Sing Company, 5 Coppers, 1913, (P.S1474), about fine; 1 Tiao, 1920, (P.S1579), water stains along edges, otherwise extremely fine. (2)
US$170-190
Realised: -

569
Heilungchiang Kwang Sing Company, $1, 1924; $5, $10, 1924 Bond Issue; $1, 1925; Proof, (cf. P.S1601, 1605-6, 1614), serial nos. 000000, Specimen ovpt., some with printers' stamp, official perforations, the $10 with pinholes, about extremely fine, others about uncirculated. (4)
US$220-250
Realised: -

570
Khotan Administration Government Head Public Office, 1 Tael, 1935, (P.S1738); Sinkiang Commercial & Industrial Bank, $20,000, 1947, (P.S1774); $500,000, 1948, (P.S1778); Sinkiang Provincial Bank, $6,000,000, 1948, (P.S1788); $60,000,000, 1949, (P.S1791), generally fine to very fine. (5)
US$100-120
Realised: US$60

571
Sinkiang Province, various issues including Khotan District Administration (2), Khotan Administration Government Head Public Office (3), Sinkiang Sub-Prefecture Administration Finance Department Treasury Official Note and Sinkiang Finance Department Treasury, generally fine to extremely fine. (14)
US$180-190
Realised: -

572
Hunan Industrial Bank, 1 Tael, 1912, (P.S1996), good; Hunan Province Military Government Bond, 5 Yuan, 1916, good very fine. (2)
US$220-240
Realised: -

573
Kwangsi Bank, 1 Yuan (3), 1912, Lungchow, very fine; Nanning, good extremely fine; Wuchow, extremely fine; (P.S2351c, d, e). (3)
US$55-65
Realised: -

574
Kwangsi Bank, 10 Cents, 1920, (P.S2357); 10 Cents, 1936, (P.S2380); 50 Cents, 1921, (P.S2365); very fine to extremely fine, the first with a pinhole. (3)
US$35-40
Realised: -

575
Kwangtung Province, various bond issues, including Kwangtung 2nd Military Requisition Loan, Kwangtung National Tax Reorganisation Loan, 19th Year Reorganisation Loan, Canton Municipal Loan for the Construction of the Hai-Zhu Causeway, Canton Ka Wah Bank, and a Kwangtung Provincial Railway Specimen bond, 1920s-30s, last fine, rest very fine to extremely fine. (8)
US$150-160
Realised: -

576
Kwangtung Province, various issues including Canton Municipal Bank $1(2), $5, $10, 1933, (P.S2278-80); Kwangtung Provincial Bank (34), (P.S2401-5, 2408, 2411, 2421-4, 2425-9, 2436-8, 2443 etc), 1918-36, including Pak Hoi and Swatow issues; and Kwangtung Bank, bonds (3), good to uncirculated. (41)
US$400-450
Realised: -

577
Sinkiang Altai District, 1, 5, 10 Yuan, 1918, (P.S2490J, K, L), serial nos. 04509, 00860, 00836; extremely fine to good extremely fine, thus scarce. the 10 Yuan rare in this condition. (3)
US$800-900
Realised: -

578
Commercial Guarantee Bank of Chihli, $1, $5, $10, 1919, Proof, (P.S2515p,2516A-7A), serial nos. 000000, Specimen ovpt, printer's stamps, $5 with pinholes top margin, official perforations, good extremely fine to about uncirculated. (3)
US$350-380
Realised: -

579
Bank of Manchuria, 5 Yuan, 1921; Bank of the Three Eastern Provinces, $5, $10, 1924; Proof, (cf. PS.2928,2952-3), serial nos. 000000, Specimen ovpt., with printer's stamp, official perforations, about uncirculated. (3)
US$190-200
Realised: -

580
Yunnan Fu Tien Bank, 10, 20 (2), 50 Cents, $1-100, (1921), Specimen, (cf. P.S3011-18), serial nos. 000000, official perforations, practically uncirculated, rare.
US$900-1,000
Realised: -

581
Bank of Territorial Development of Yunnan, $10, $50, $100, 1927; uniface obv. and rev. Proof, (P.S3035-7), serial nos. 000000, Specimen ovpt., printer's stamp, official perforations, pencil annotations on margin, practically uncirculated. (6)
US$1,000-1,100
Realised: US$1,000

582
Farmers Bank of Chung Chou, 100 Yuan, 1948, uniface obv. and rev. Specimens, (cf. P.S3232), uncirculated. (2)
US$40-60
Realised: -

583
Farmers Bank of Chung Chou, 2 Yuan, 1948, Specimen, (cf. P.S3235), obv. blue, farmers in rice paddy at left, rev. black, practically uncirculated.
US$40-60
Realised: -

584
Kwangsi Military Provisional, 20, 50 Cents, 1922, (P.S3900J,K), good extremely fine. (2)
US$200-220
Realised: -

585
Lee Yick Cheong Bank, 1 Yuan, 1914, Swatow, stamped serial no. 0001, (S/M.L4-1), uncirculated.
US$120-150
Realised: US$80

586
Yunnan Kor Pick Railway Bank, $50, uniface obv. proof, dated 1922 in design but margin reads 1926, an attractive American Banknote Company design, denomination unlisted in Smith Matravers, (cf. S/M.K15) uncirculated, rare.
US$350-400
Realised: -

587
Sin Chun Bank of China, $10, unissued, minor stains, extremely fine, scarce.
US$650-670
Realised: -

588
Tien Ching Fu Bank, uncut sheet of 2, 10 Copper Cash and 10 Cash, obv. red and orange, missing the name of bank and picture, rev. green, English legend, very fine; with an unused ballot paper for the election of the representative for Cheetong District of Shuntang Province for the National Congress in 1946, extremely fine, rare.
US$90-150
Realised: -

589
Yi Cheng Bank, Shangtung Province, 2 Tiao, unissued; Dao Teng Company, gift voucher, large attractive Phoenix design, unissued; extremely fine to about uncirculated. (2)
US$35-45
Realised: -

590
Zhong He Chen Bank, Honan Province, 1000 Cash, 1914, 1 cm edge tear and usual spindle hole, otherwise extremely fine.
US$30-35
Realised: US$20

591
Federal Reserve Bank of China, 500 Yuan, (1945), error, obv. only orange and yellow print with building at centre, rev. normal, (cf. P.J90); with a normal issued note, extremely fine. (2)
US$80-100
Realised: US$60

592
Central Bank of Manchuria, 5 Chiao, (1944), large margin on one side, (P.J134), uncirculated.
US$70-100
Realised: -

593
Japanese Government, Military Note, 100 Yen, Shotoku-taishi right, building left, like PM.30 but light blue and green with traces of brown near the right edge; possibly a mis-print, with a normal note; uncirculated, presumably quite scarce. (2)
US$200-250
Realised: -

594
People's Bank of China, 10 Yuan, 1980, (P.887), error, print missing from top left corner of rev., serial no. WC 09409190, good very fine.
US$35-45
Realised: US$30

595
People's Bank of China, vignette of design used in the 5 Yuan, 1980, (P.886); together with an issued note, uncirculated. (2)
US$40-60
Realised: US$42

596
People's Bank of China, 5 Yuan (2), 1960, wmk stars, (P.876a), errors; first red underprint missing on rev.; second purple underprint missing on rev.; serial nos. I III II 3815070 and IV X III 1151841, uncirculated. (2)
US$50-60
Realised: US$55

597
People's Bank of China, 1, 2, 5 Cents (7), 1953; Savings Voucher, 10,000 Yuan, Inner Mongolia Branch, 1952; Foreign Exchange Certificates, 10 Cents (2), $1 (3), $5 (2), 1979; Bank of China, training notes, with different serial nos. (6); training notes, with different serial nos. (9); generally uncirculated. (32)
US$40-50
Realised: -

598
People's Bank of China, Savings Vouchers, Inner Mongolia, 100,000 Yuan, 1951; Szechuan South District, 10,000 Yuan, 1951; Chungking, 10,000 Yuan, 1951; Shanghai, 20,000 Yuan, 50,000 Yuan, 1954; Hupeh, 30,000 Yuan, for use only by vendors of grain to the State, 1953; good very fine to about uncirculated. (6)
US$60-70
Realised: -

599
Farmers Bank of China, Fujian Branch, fixed denomination cheques for 30, 50 and 100 Yuan, 1982, uncirculated. (3)
US$60-80
Realised: -

600
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, National Investment Bond Note, 1,000 Yuan, Specimen, 1992, serial no. IXII 0000000, obv. red SPECIMEN ovpt in Chinese, wmk. Tiananmen at left, uncirculated, scarce.
US$70-90
Realised: -