Tag: queen elizabeth
On a recent trip I visited a currency exchange office, and was lucky enough to score some really neat banknotes. Among them I got some Uncirculated East Caribbean States banknotes. Ofcourse, they are recent issues, but I did get some $20′s, consecutive, at face value, which is great in my books. However, when I went to index them into my collection, I discovered something I’ve never come across before: the notes I got are definitely p44, however p44 is broken down into p44a-p44v. These subclassifications are based on the suffix of the serial number, but my banknotes don’t have any!! One of the serials is as follows: LM937894. No suffix! Does anyone know what the scoop is? Help!!
Well, I’ve managed to pick up another 1975 series banknote from Belize. This time its the $2 bill, which features Queen Elizabeth II at right. As with the previous Belize banknote I bought this one is in F condition as well. Unfortunately, that seems to be all too common with this series, which is quite surprising, given that this paper money is not that old, relatively speaking. This one set me back $15.
These notes used to sell for a buck apiece not too long ago, and now some are selling for $20+ on eBay. I wanted to add one to my collection before it was too late, and I managed to get my hands on this Hong Kong 1958 one dollar bill featuring Queen Elizabeth II for $4.25, which is a decent deal in VF condition now-a-days. Not particularly pretty, but this goes back to what I said about investing in bills with portraits of royalty, especially from their younger years. Anyways, check it out: