THE NUMISMATIC COLLECTORS' SERIES SALE

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Malaysia, 50 ringgit, ND, uniface obverse and reverse printer's model, multicolour, portrait at right on obverse, muzium Negara on reverse,(Pick unlisted), both PMG 66EPQ, gem uncirculated, scarce.

Malaysia, 500 ringgit, ND(1989), specimen, serial number ZW0000000, control number 275,(Pick 33As), PMG 65EPQ, gem uncirculated, rare.

Malaysia, 500 ringgit, ND(1989), specimen, serial number ZW0000000, control number 212,(Pick 33As), PMG 35EPQ, choice very fine, rare.

Malaysia, 50 ringgit, ND(1999), replacement, serial number ZA1519370, green and multicolour, portrait at right,(Pick 43c*), PMG 64EPQ.

Malaysia, 50 ringgit, ND(2001), printing error, serial number GX4889106, green and multicolour, portrait at right, with extra corner paper at low right,(Pick 43d), PMG 66EPQ.

Malaysia, 100 ringgit, ND(1999), low serial number AF0000242, purple and multicolour, portrait at right,(Pick 44b), PMG 64EPQ.

Mongolia, State Treasury Note, 5 dollars, remainder, 1924, serial number 0047157, multicolour, (Pick 4r), PMG 58 Choice About Uncirculated and a beautiful design

Mongolia, Commercial and Industrial Bank, 10 tugrik, 1941, serial number 626542MB, red and blue, Sukhe-Bataar at right, (Pick 24), PMG 30 Very Fine

De Nederlandsche Bank, 500 Gulden, 1.12.1930, serial number AA 062879, blue-grey and multicolour, portait of King William III at top, the Hollandia at centre, reverse purple, '500' at top corners,(Pick 52), PMG 40 Extremely Fine with toning, rare condition.

Netherlands Indies: Javasche Bank, 5 gulden, 9.5.1921, serial number OW003829, blue, Coen at right,(Pick 61c), PMG 15 Choice Fine (Security Code Stamp at Issue). Original and scarce

Netherlands Indies: De Javasche Bank, 50 Gulden specimen on issued note serial number GX01904, 4.3.1927, orange, portrait of Jan Pieterzoon Coen at right, black 'SPECIMEN' overprint at centre, reverse orange and multicolour, bank building at centre, '50' at left and right, red 'SPECIMEN' overprint at centre,(Pick 72as), PMG 58 Choice About Uncirculated and rare

Netherlands Indies: De Javasche Bank, 100 Gulden specimen proof, 1925-1930, test print date '35 FEBRUARI 9172' and control number 'GP01234/GP56789', black, portrait of Jan Pieterzoon Coen at right, '100' at lower centre, reverse light green and blue, bank building at centre, '100' at left and right,(Pick 73s), PMG 63 Choice Uncirculated. Only one of a few graded and rare. A very popular series right now

Vietnam, Nguyen Dynasty, Cuu Quac Ngan Khoan: Anti French National Restoration Society Fund, 1913, 500 Dong (copper coins), black on light orange underprint, pai fang leading to Minh Mang's Tomb at lower left, reverse green, people walking on arched stone bridge, printed by the Hong Kong Printing Press,(D-VR2), PMG 62 Uncirculated (Printer's Stamps and Annotations, Previously Mounted, Stains). A unique note of the highest importance in modern Vietnamese history

Vietnam, Nguyen Dynasty, Cuu Quac Ngan Khoan: Anti French National Restoration Society Fund, 1913, 1000 Dong (copper coins), black, pai fang leading to Minh Mang's Tomb at lower left, reverse green, people walking on arched stone bridge, printed by the Hong Kong Printing Press,(D-VR3), PMG 35 Choice Very Fine (Printer's Stamps and Annotations, Previously Mounted). A unique note of the highest importance in modern Vietnamese history

Austria, 2 Thalers, no date, Hall, Leopald I, 1657-1705, obv: laureate bust facing right, rev: crowned eagle,(Dav-3251), PCGS MS64, the single highest graded coin in the PCGS population report. A superb coin with excellent strike with most of its original lusture. A most lovely specimen.

Austria, gold 8 florins-20 francs, 1892 (restrike), Franz Joseph, obv: laureate head facing right, rev: crowned imperial double eagle,(KM-229), NGC MS67 and a lovely piece virutally as struck

Burma, silver kyat, 1852, peacock on obverse, NGC AU55.

France, silver 5 Francs, 1870A, Napoleon III at obverse,NGC MS65+

French Indochina, silver trade piastre, 1921-H, seated Liberty,NGC MS65, smooth and even natural grey toning. Most attractive.

France, gold proof 500 euro, 2019, Monnaie de Paris, 500 Years of the Death of Leonardo Da Vinci, Mona Lisa (La Joconde) on obverse, 5 oz. gold,PCGS PR70 DCAM, with its original box and certificates. '8/50' (Number 8 of 50 coins struck) engraved on the edge. An extremely rare modern issue with a nice number 8 and in the grade possible!

United Kingdom, gold proof 2 sovereigns, 1983, PCGS PR69 DCAM, with the original green case and certificate of issue.

Great Britain, set of 4x gold proof coins, consisting of 1/2 sovereign, 1 sovereign, £2 and £5, 1985, weighs 3.99g, 7.98g, 15.98g and 39.94g respectively and containing .9167 gold each, total AGW of 62.23g, all graded PCGS PR69DCAM, with original packaging and certificate of authenticity, certificate number 01980, the sovereigns each with a mintage of 25000, the £2 and £5 with a mintage of 12500 each (1 set of 4 coins)

United Kingdom, Diamond Wedding, 2007, gold proof 5 pounds, conjoined busts of The Queen and Prince Philip,PCGS PR69 DCAM, with the original box, case and certificate of issue. Certificate number 1851

Great Britain, a set of 18 silver proof five pounds, 2009-2010, Royal Mint, A Celebration of Britain: Mind, Body and Spirit Series, each with a coloured Olympics logo,proof FDC, in original case of issue with scuffing on surfaces (18)

Great Britain, gold proof £1, 2010, weighs 19.619g containing .9167 gold, AGW of 17.984g, PCGS PR69DCAM, with original packaging and certificate of authenticity, certificate number 1037, low mintage of 2500 pieces

Great Britain, London Olympics, 'Diana', 'Mercury' and 'Neptune', 2012, set of 3x gold proof coins, consisting of £25 (2) and £100, 2012, the first two each weighing 8.51g, the third weighs 34.05g, each containing .9167 gold, total AGW of 46.82g,all graded PCGS PR69DCAM, with original packaging and certificate of authenticity, certificate number 2796, the £25 coins with a mintage of 20000 each, the £100 coin with a mintage of 7500 pieces (1 set of 3 coins)

United Kingdom, gold proof 10 pounds, 2013, struck to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of The Queen's Coronation, 5 oz gold,PCGS PR69 DCAM, a very low mintage of 129 pieces with only 119 pieces in this this presentation format. Rare

United Kingdom, London 2012 Silver 50p Sports Collection, a complete set of 29 silver proofs, each coin contains 8 grams of 0.925 silver, including the rare Aquatics design,uncirculated, with original box and certificates of issue. Scarce (29)

United Kingdom, 'The Queen's Portrait Collection', 2013, a set of 5 gold proof 5 pounds each bearing a different portrait of The Queen, each coin containing 1.1775 oz gold giving a total of 4.71 oz AGW,PCGS PR69 DCAM, 70DCAM, 70DCAM and 69DCAM respectively. Certificate number 88. Only 500 of each type waas struck and of these only 450 in this presentation. Rare

United Kingdom, The Sovereign 2015, Three Coin Premium Set, Fifth Portrait, First Edition, 1/2, 1 and 2 sovereigns, good proof,the 1/2 and 2 sovereigns PCGS PR70 DCAM, the 1 sovereign PCGS PR69 DCAM. With original wooden case of issue and set number 208 of 500.

United Kingdom, gold proof coin set, 2015, 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, 1 and 2 pounds, a combined total of 2.970 oz. AGW,proof FDC, with original wooden case and certificates of issue. A very low issue of 500 sets only. Rare

United Kingdom, platinum piedfort 5 pounds, 2016, struck to commemorate The Queen's 90th Birthday, containing 94.20 grams of 0.9995 platinum,proof FDC, with its original box and certifcates. Number 32 of an extremely low mintage of 90 of which only 80 are in this format. A modern rarity

United Kingdom, gold proof 10 pounds, 2018, struck to commemorate the Sapphire Jubilee of The Queen's Coronation, 5 oz gold,PCGS PR69 DCAM, a very low mintage of 85 pieces with only 80 pieces in this this presentation format. Rare

Great Britain, gold proof Piedfort sovereign, 2019, weighs 15.976g containing .9167 gold, AGW of 14.645g, PCGS PR69DCAM, with original packaging and certificate of authenticity, certificate number 0162, low mintage of 1800 pieces

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, 11.2.1968, solid serial number K111111, brown and multicolour, Sir Thomas Jackson at right,(Pick 179e), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated. Once of a few solid serial numbers known for this type. Doubly rare in this top grade.

The Mercantile Bank of India Limited, $100, 3.1.1958, serial number 106206, red on orange and light blue underprint, houses below mountains at centre, reverse red and black, Mercury with winged helmet at centre,(Pick 242a), PMG 45EPQ Choice Extremely Fine. A lovely large sized note in original condition with the higly coveted EPQ status. Stunning and attractive

The Mercantile Bank of India, $100, 26.5.1959, serial number 116589, red on orange and light blue underprint, houses below mountains at centre, reverse red and black, Mercury with winged helmet at centre,(Pick 242a), PMG 35 Choice Very Fine and a lovely original condition note in sharp colours

Mercantile Bank Limited, $100, 4.11.1974, serial number B382828, (Pick 245), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

Mercantile Bank of India, $50, 1.7.1935, black serial number 75818, brown, green and lilac and blue, classical male head at left, value at centre and each each corner, one printed and one handsigned signatures below, reverse brown and pale green, temple and steps at centre,(Pick 240a), PMG 30 Very (Minor Repairs, Foreign Substance). The minor repairs are on the central upper and lower borders. The rest of the note retaining nice colours and the neat and concise signature of James Stewart well preserved. A lovely note seldomly found in this grade!

The Mercantile Bank of India, $100, 1.7.1936, serial number 46643, red on orange and light blue underprint, houses below mountains at centre, handsigned at lower left, reverse red and black, Mercury with winged helmet at centre,(Pick 239c), PMG 20 Very Fine (Annotations Lightened). A surprisingly elusive date and high grade for type

Bank of China, $1000, 1st January 2013, lucky double 'DD' prefix solid serial number DD888888, orange and multicolour underprint, bank building and flower at left, watermark at right,(Pick 345c), PMG 66EPQ, very rare lucky number 8's. Highly popular!

Hong Kong, silver 20 cents, 1879, Key Date, Victoria on obverse, PCGS MS63, the 2nd high grade of this year type, only 1 graded higher in PCGS population, scarce.

Hong Kong, silver half dollar, 1866, Queen Victoria facing left,NGC AU58. Even dark yellow-brown toning with hints of irridescence in the peripheries under light. Currently a red hot type coin and very seldomly encountered with a numerical grade especially with superb toning.

Hong Kong, silver 50 cents, 1894, Queen Victoria facing left,NGC AU Details (Surface Hairlines)

Hong Kong, silver $1, 1866, Victoria at obverse, PCGS XF45

Hong Kong, silver $1, 1867, Victoria at obverse, PCGS Genuine Cleaned - AU Detail

Hong Kong, silver $1, 1868, Victoria at obverse, PCGS Genuine Cleaned - AU Detail

Hong Kong, silver 5 cents, 1904, Edward VII on obverse, PCGS MS66.

Hong Kong, silver 5 cents, 1904, PCGS MS65

Hong Kong, silver 5 cents, 1905, Edward VII on obverse, PCGS MS65+.

Hong Kong, silver half dollar(50 cents), 1904, Edward VII on obverse, PCGS MS61, only 12 graded higher in PCGS population, rare.

Hong Kong, silver half dollar(50 cents), 1905, Edward VII on obverse, PCGS MS62.

Hong Kong, silver 5 cents, 1932 and nickel brass 10 cents, 1961KN, graded PCGS MS66 and MS64 respectively (2)

Hong Kong, copper nickel 5 cents, 1935, PCGS MS66

Hong Kong, nickel 5 cents, 1941-KN, key date, George VI on obverse, PCGS MS63, rare high grade.

Hong Kong, nickel brass 5 cents, 1964-H, PCGS AU58, key date of this series

Hong Kong, nickel brass 5 cents, 1964-H, 'Key Date', Elizabeth II on obverse, PCGS AU 55, rare seen.

Hong Kong, nickel brass 5 cents, 1964-H. PCGS XF45 and the key date of this series

Hong Kong, copper nickel 10 cents, 1935, PCGS MS66

Hong Kong, a pair of nickel brass 10 cents, 1949 and 1950, both graded PCGS MS64 (2)

Hong Kong, Lunar Horoscope Animals + Royal Visit, a complete set of 14 gold $1000's, 1975 to 1987, each containg 0.4708oz. AGW,all NGC graded as appear in the images (14)

Hong Kong, gold $1000, 1976, Year of the Dragon, MINT ERROR, obverse struck through, weighs 15.98g containing .917 gold, AGW of 14.65g,NGC MS65 (Obverse Struck Through)

Hong Kong, gold proof $1000, 1978, Year of the Horse, PCGS PR66DCAM

Hong Kong, gold proof $1000, 1981, Year of the Rooster, weighs 15.97g contianing .9166 gold, 0.4708oz. AGW,NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo, with original packaging. The highest grade possible!

Hong Kong, gold proof $1000, 1985, Year of the Ox, 0.4708 oz. gold,PCGS PR70 DCAM, with the original brown box. One of two coins in this highest grade in the PCGS population report

Hong Kong, gold $1000, 1987, Year of the Rabbit, uncirculated strike,PCGS MS68

Hong Kong, gold $1000, 1997, commemorative issue for the Return of Hong Kong to China, weighs 15.976g containing .917 gold, 0.4708oz. AGW,NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo, with original packaging and certificate of authenticity, certificate number 60927, mintage of 97000 pieces

Hong Kong, Handover Commemorative, 1997, $1000, 0.4708 oz. gold,proof FDC, with the original certificate and box of issue

Hong Kong, gold proof commemorative medal for the 15th Anniversary of the Hong Kong Jokey Club, undated, weighs 9.35g containing .9999 gold,PCGS PR68DCAM. The only medal graded by PCGS to date!

Hong Kong, 20 cents, 1975, MINT ERROR, struck on 2.5g copper nickel planchet, PCGS MS63

Hong Kong, nickel brass 20 cents, 1975-1979, MINT ERROR, 15.4% clipped planchet, PCGS MS65

Hong Kong, 20 cents, ND, MINT ERROR, blank planchet - type II, PCGS MS61

Hong Kong, copper nickel 50 cents, 1980, irregular clipped planchet error, PCGS MS63.

Hong Kong, nickel $1, 1975, minor clipped planchet error, PCGS MS63.

Macau, nickel 50 avos, 1978, 8.3% straight end clip error, PCGS MS65, rare seen.

Great Britain, silver trade dollar, 1895-B, PCGS MS63. The well sought after first year of issue retaining much of its original lustre. Scarce

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500 specimen, 1.7.1930, serial number B000000, purple-brown and pink and multicolour, bank coat of arms at centre, maiden with stone tablet at right, perforated 'CANCELLED',(Pick 177s), PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated. A lovely choice note

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500 progressive proof, ND (1935-1969), handwritte date '6.4.66' in upper margin, a very rare proof with two layers printed and missing the final two layers, the frame and the serial numbers/dates,(Pick 179), PCGS Currency 40 Extremely Fine (Perforated Cancelled, Mounting Remnants). A rare partially printed progressive proof

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, specimen, no date but type of 1935-69, without serial numbers, (Pick 179as), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated and choice

Hong Kong, group of 3 uncut sheets of 35x $500, one sheet from each of the issuing banks HSBC, SCB and BOC, 2018. Commemorative issue by The Community Chest, the HSBC notes end in 061, the Chartered Bank 177 and the Bank of China 173,uncirculated, in original cardboard tube of issue with the certificate of authenticity (3 sheets of 35 notes each). A modern rarity, extremely rare

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1000, 31.3.1977, serial number B708757, (Pick 190a), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated and now difficult to find

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1000, 1.1.1989, solid serial number BQ777777, (Pick 199b), PMG 68EPQ* Superb Gem Uncirculated and in wonderful grade!

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1000, 1.1.1989, solid serial number BQ888888, (Pick 199b), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated and a highly desirable number!

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1000, 1.1.1989, solid serial number BV222222, (Pick 199b), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1000, 1.9.2000, solid serial number BD333333, (Pick 206a), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated and choice

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1000, 1.9.2000, solid serial number BE444444, (Pick 206a), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1000, 1.9.2000, replacement serial ZZ067932, (Pick 206a*), PMG 68EPQ* Superb Gem Uncirculated. A fantastic high grade note

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1000, 1.1.2005, solid serial number CW444444, (Pick 211b), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated

Hong Kong, copper 1 mil, 1865, centre round hole, PCGS MS65RD, very high grade and excellent condition.

Hong Kong, copper 1 mil, 1866, centre round hole, PCGS MS 65RD, excellent condition.

Hong Kong, bronze 1 cent, 1863, PCGS MS63BN

Hong Kong, bronze 1 cent, 1880, NGC MS64RB

Hong Kong, silver 5 cents, 1882H, Victoria on obverse, with original luster, PCGS MS64, very high grade, ony 5 graded higher in PCGS population, rare .

Hong Kong, silver 5 cents, 1889, PCGS MS64

Hong Kong, silver 5 cents, 1897, PCGS MS66

Hong Kong, silver 5 cents, 1897, PCGS MS64

Hong Kong, silver 5 cents, 1898, PCGS MS64

Hong Kong, silver 5 cents, 1899, Victoria on obverse, PCGS MS67, only 1 graded higher, rare condition.

Hong Kong, silver 5 cents, 1901, PCGS MS64

Hong Kong, silver 10 cents, 1876H, Victoria on obverse, with original luster, PCGS MS65+, the highest grade in PCGS population, extremely rare.

Hong Kong, silver 10 cents, 1900-H, PCGS MS63

Hong Kong, silver 20 cents, 1872/68-H, PCGS AU55. One of the key dates in the series and rare

De Javasche Bank, 500 Gulden, 18.8.1930, serial number OG 06592, blue, Coen at right, '500' each corner, reverse brown and multicolour, Bank building at centre, different texts,(Pick 76b), PMG 55 About Uncirculated (Security Code Stamp at Issue, Ink Stamp, Annotation). Extremely rare. Only 8 notes graded by PMG, this is the single highest grade with the second highest grade being a distant 35. There are far fewer 500 guldens graded compared to the 1000 gulden and this is one of the best notes extant. A must have note for the Netherlands Indies collector

Netherlands Indies: De Javasche Bank, 25 Gulden uniface obverse archival photograph of the adopted design for 25 gulden, 1932, also a test note for '25' in four corners, bank title and denomination at left, arms beneath text, figure with winged legs at right with a basket of fruits, reverse '25' and centre and 'JB25' in surrounding frame, arms at centre, text in four languages at left and right,(Pick 80 for type for the first note, the second unlisted), the first graded PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated, the second uncirculated (2)

De Javasche Bank, 50 Gulden, 14.3.1939, serial number ML06088, Wayang dancers,(Pick 81), PMG 25 Very Fine, original condtion

De Javasche Bank, 100 Gulden, 18.3.1938, serial number LB09918, Wayang dancers,(Pick 82), PMG 30 Very Fine and in highly attractive original condition

New Caledonia, 250 Francs, 1874, serial number F.250 236010, (Pick unlisted), PMG 55NET About Uncirculated (Restoration)

Philippines, Japanese Occupation, 100 Pesos specimen overprinted on issued note serial number 0184214, no date (1944), red 'Mi-Hon' overprint at obverse right,(Pick 112s), PMG 58EPQ Choice About Uncirculated

Seychelles, 100 rupees, 1st June 1975, serial number A/1 097551, red on multicolour underprint, Elizabeth II at right,(Pick 18e), PMG 55, about uncirculated, rare and sought after banknote.

Singapore, $100, ND(1967), serial number A/1 174304, 'Orchid' series,(Pick 6a), PMG 64EPQ.

Singapore, $1000, specimen, no date (1984), serial number S 000000, purple and multicolour, the container ship 'Neptune Garnet' on obverse, reverse in similar colours, shipyard at right, one hole punch cancellation, red oval De La Rue seals,(Pick 25s), PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated and very rare

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $500, 1.6.1934, serial number Z/N 009517, multicolour, bust of a classical man at left, watermark at right, handsigned at lower left and right, reverse brown and green, sampan at right,(Pick 59a), PMG 25 Very Fine (Ink), brush pen annotations on the reverse. A rare first date of issue and in original condition. A great note!

The Chartered Bank, $500, 14.12.1959, serial number Z/N 167635, (Pick 67), PMG 25 Very Fine (Ink Stains). An nice original handsigned high denomination note

The Chartered Bank, $500, 1.1.1977, ERROR NOTE, serial number Z/Q 362123, MISSING UNDERPRINT, orange-red and multicoloured, appears to be missing a layer of black underprint at obverse,(Pick 72d), Legacy Currency Grading 58 Choice About New (Colour Error). Legacy grading is the spiritual successor to the previous PCGS Currency (green holder) grading company. It is highly unlikely that this note has been intentionally tampered with as the serial numbers, date and signatures are as normal

The Chartered Bank, $500, 1.1.1982, replacement Z024796, (Pick 80b*), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated and very scarce in this condition

The Chartered Bank, $500, 1.1.1982, replacement Z024795, (Pick 80b*), PMG 58 Choice About Uncirculated and very scarce

The Chartered Bank, $1000, 1.1.1979, serial number A543175, (Pick 81a), PMG 64EPQ Choice Uncirculated, a high graded first prefix note.

Standard Chartered Bank, $1000, specimen, 1.1.1992, serial number J000000, (Pick 283ds), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated

Standard Chartered Bank, $1000, 1st January 1988, 'Replacement', serial number Z045695, (Pick 283c*), PMG 66EPQ, gem uncirculated.

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1, 31.12.1873, serial number 244776, grey and red-orange underprint $1 and Chinese character, arms upper centre, neat and clear handsigned signature at lower left, reverse purple, coat of arms at centre,(Pick 112), PMG 30 Very Fine. A solid original note in choice condition

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1, 18.11.1895, serial number 256582, black on blue, manuscript text,(Pick 136c), PMG 35NET Choice Very Fine (Repaired)

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1, 1.7.1913, serial number 1901299, (Pick 155b), PMG 45 Choice Extremely Fine and scarce in this grade

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1, 1.1.1925, serial number C007479, (Pick 171), graded PMG 63 and scarce in this condition

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1, 1.1.1925, consecutive pair, serial numbers C007481 and 482, (Pick 171), graded PMG 63 and 62 respectively. Very rare to see a consecutive pair offered (2)

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1, 1.1.1929, consecutive pair, serial numbers E228191 and 192, (Pick 172b), graded PMG 63 and 62 respectively. Scarce to see a consecutive pair offered (2)

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1, 1.1.1925, serial number B327109, (Pick 171), PMG 55 About Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1, 1.1926, serial number D089920, (Pick 172a), PMG 64EPQ Choice Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1, 1.1.1926, serial number D993105, (Pick 172a), PMG 58 Choice About Uncirculated

Great Britain, silver $1, 1896-B, Trade dollar, Key Date, PCGS MS64, extremely rare and high grade.

Great Britain, silver $1, 1897-B, Trade Dollar, Britannia on obverse, PCGS MS63

Great Britain, silver $1, 1897-B, Trade Dollar, Britannia on obverse, nice toning, PCGS MS63.

Great Britain, silver $1, 1898-B, Trade Dollar, Britannia on obverse, PCGS MS64, high grade.

Great Britain, silver $1, 1898-B, Trade Dollar, Britannia on obverse, with luster, PCGS MS62.

Great Britain, silver $1, 1899-B, Trade Dollar, Britannia on obverse, light toning, PCGS MS64.

Great Britain, silver $1, 1900-B, Trade Dollar, Britannia on obverse, good luster, PCGS MS64+, the 2nd high grade in PCGS population, only 1 graded higher than this, thus rare.

Great Britain, silver trade dollar, 1900-B, obverse lamination error near upper right edge, PCGS AU53, rare seen.

Great Britain, silver $1, 1903-B, Trade Dollar, Britannia on obverse, with toning, PCGS MS63.

Great Britain, silver $1, 1903/2-B, Trade Dollar, Britannia on obverse, with luster, PCGS MS62, rare overdate.

Great Britain, silver trade dollar, 1930, (Prid-28), PCGS MS64

The Mercantile Bank of India, $5, 1.3.1912, serial number 06752, handsigned at lower left,(Pick 235a), PMG 15NET Choice Fine. A very scarce first year of issue

Mercantile Bank Limited, $5, 1.7.1936, serial number 144748, (Pick 235c), PMG 25 Very Fine (Splits). A nice original handsigned note

Mercantile Bank of India, $5, 1.7.1936, serial number 144546, (Pick 235c), PMG 35 Choice Very Fine, original colours and strong handsigned signature at bottom left

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $5, 1.1.1909, serial number A189453, green and pale orange, value in orange low centre, arms at centre, junk at right, water carriers and street scene at left, handsigned at lower left, value at centre and each corner, reverse red and black, bank building at centre, value at left and right(Pick 161), PMG 15 Choice Fine and a rare first date of issue

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $5, 1.1.1923, serial number B332435, green and pale orange, value in orange low centre, arms at centre, junk at right, water carriers and street scene at left, manuscript signature low left, printed signature low right, value at centre and each corner, reverse green and brown, bank building at centre, value at left and right,(Pick 166), PMG 35 Choice Very Fine (Stains) and rare in this condition

Standard Chartered Bank, a complete set of notes dated 1.1.1993, with matching ascending ladder serial numbers A123456, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500 and $1000,(Pick 284a to 289a), graded PMG 66EPQ, 66EPQ, 67EPQ, 68EPQ, 66EPQ and 67EPQ respectively. A truly spectacular first 'A' prefix lucky serial number set

Standard Chartered Bank, $10, 1.1.1988, fancy serial number CU 000555, 000666, 000777, 000888, 000999 and 001000, (Pick 278b), graded PMG 65EPQ to 67EPQ as per the images (6)

United Kingdom, The Great Engravers, William Wyon, Una and the Lion, 2019, a gold proof 200 pound coin featuring the iconic design, 2 oz gold,PCGS PR69 DCAM, with the original box, case and certificate of issue. Certificate number 69 of 225 coins only! Simply beautiful

Italy: FIFA World Cup 1990, a set of 25 silver medals, 24 approximately crown sized silver medals plus a large medal at the centre of the first tray, a total of 20.82oz ASW,proof FDC, with the original case of issue (25)

The Official 1986 World Championship of Football Coin Programme, a set of 4 gold coins, Mexico, 1986, 250 pesos (2) and 500 pesos (2), a total of 1.5 oz. AGW,proof FDC, with original case and certificates. A low issue of a few thousand sets only (4)

The Official 1982 World Championship of Football Coin Programme, a complete set of 16 silver coins issued to commemorate the World Cup in Spain, one of the China 25 yuan coins graded PCGS PR69 DCAM, the rest proof FDC, some with slight oxidation. With original leatherette box and certificates (16)

United States/Yugoslavia, a complete set of coins issued by both countries to commemorate the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, 1984 USA: two silver proof $1's,Yugoslavia: silver 100 dinara (5), 250 dinara (5) 500 dinara (5) and 5000 dinara (3), each of the 5000 dinara coins contain 0.2315 oz AGW,all proof FDC (20 coins)

Macao: Banco Pou Seng, $50 cashier's cheque, specimen, undated (1910's), printed by The Hong Kong Printing Press,(Pick not listed), PMG 53 About Uncirculated (Printer's Stamps, Stained). A rare Macau private bank!

Macao: Banco Pou Seng, $50, uniface reverse specimen, undated (1910's), printed by The Hong Kong Printing Press,(Pick not listed), PMG 62 Uncirculated (Printer's Stamps, Stained). A rare Macau private bank banknote!

Macao: Tin Lin Company, $50, specimen, undated (1910's), printed by The Hong Kong Printing Press,(Pick not listed), PMG 55 About Uncirculated (Printer's Stamps and Annotations, Insect Holes). A rare Macau private bank with the telephone number '746' printed and the first time seen by the cataloguer

Macao: Yau Sun Bank, $50, specimen, undated (1910's), printed by The Hong Kong Printing Press,(Pick not listed), PMG 35 Choice Very Fine (Stained). A rare Macau private bank banknote!

Macau, Japanese Occupation, 10 Patacas, 1944, serial number 04093, (Pick 23), PMG 20NET Very Good (Repaired). A scarce wartime issue

Macau, Japanese Occupation, 50 Patacas, 1944, serial number 0036368, two handsigned signatures, 'VJ' overprinted above each signature,(Pick 25), PMG 30 Very Fine. A very rare and classical Macau note

Macau: Banco Nacional Ultramarino, 5x 1 Pataca, 1945, consecutive serial numbers 4792536-540, (Pick 28), graded PMG 65EPQ, 64EPQ, 64EPQ, 66EPQ and 65EPQ respectively (5)

Macau: Banco Nacional Ultramarino, 5 Patacas, 16.11.1945, serial number 820487, (Pick 29), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated and very scarce in this condition. The second highest grade in this condition with only 4 others graded higher at 67EPQ

Macau: Banco Nacional Ultramarino, 100 Patacas, 1.8.1966, fancy serial number 553333, (Pick 51a), PMG 25 Very Fine and scarce

Macau, Banco Nacional Ultramarino, 10 patacas, a set of progressive proof, 1981/1984, altogether 8 pieces with obverse and reverse,(Pick 59ap), uncirculated.(8)

Macau: Banco Nacional Ultramarino, 50 Patacas, 8.8.1981, solid serial number KY33333, (Pick 60b), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated and a nice solid serial

Macau: Banco Nacional Ultramarino, 1000 Patacas, 8.8.1988, serial number AA88961, (Pick 63a), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

Macau: Banco Nacional Ultramarino, 1000 Patacas, 8.8.1988, serial number AA88974, (Pick 63a), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

Macau: Banco Nacional Ultramarino, 1000 Patacas, 8.7.1991, serial number AP90917, (Pick 70a), PMG 68EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated

Macau: Banco Nacional Ultramarino, two sets of commemorative issues, set of 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 Patacas, 20.12.1999, identical serial MA88709, also a set of 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 Patacas, 8.8.2005, identical serial AA082180,uncirculated, both sets in original folders of issue (2 sets)

Macau, 1000 patacas, 2008, serial number AC239808, (Pick 113), PMG 69 EPQ*

Government of Hongkong, 1 cent specimen, ND (1961-1995), specimen number 56, red 'SPECIMEN' overprint and hole punch at centre,(Pick 325s), PMG 64EPQ Choice Uncirculated

Government of Hong Kong, $1, EMERGENCY ISSUE, 1945, serial number B012591, printed on Bank of China 5 yuan, 1941,(Pick 317), PMG 25 Very Fine

Government of Hongkong, $1, 9.4.1949, serial number H/3 422584, (Pick 324a), PMG 67EPQ* Superb Gem Uncirculated, a highly coveted 'Star' note

Government of Hong Kong, $1, 9.4.1949, serial number H/3 422569, (Pick 324a), PMG 66EPQ* Gem Unciculated and a choice note

Hong Kong Government, $1, 1st July 1955, solid serial number 1P 999999, Elizabeth II at right,(Pick 324Aa), toned edges, ink writing at bottom right on reverse, good very fine, scarce solid number note.

Bank of China, set of $20, $50, $100, $500 and $1000, 1.1.1999, serial numbers HC592733, AW042999, DV847806, BP976326 and BR390556,(Pick 329e, 330e, 331e, 332f, 333f), graded PMG 66EPQ, 66EPQ, 66EPQ, 666EPQ and 67EPQ respectively (5)

Bank of China, $50, 1st January 2012, solid serial number AM555555, (Pick 342b), PMG 66EPQ, gem uncirculated.

Bank of China, $1000, 1.1.1995, fancy serial number AC688887, (Pick 333b), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated and key date of this type

Bank of China, $1000, 1.1.1996, low serial number AL000008, (Pick 333c), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

Bank of China, $1000, 1st January 2012, solid serial number AZ111111, orange, bank building at left,(Pick 345b), PMG 58 Choice About Uncirculated

Standard Chartered Bank, $20, 1.1.1995, lucky serial number AA000001, (Pick 285b), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated and a superb serial number! For the true lucky number aficionado

Standard Chartered Bank, $20, 1.1.1995, solid serial number AF111111, (Pick 285b), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated. Choice

Standard Chartered Bank, $20, 1.1.1998, lucky serial number DD000001, (Pick 285c), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated. A highly popular double prefix number 1

German States: Eichstatt, Sede Vacante Double Thaler, 1790-W, Nurnberg Mint, engraved by Johann Peter Werner,(KM-95, Dav-2212), PCGS MS65, the single highest graded coin in the PCGS population report. A true gem of a coin with rainbow colour toning in the peripheries and mirror like fields. This is complemented by a sharp and clear strike resulting in this magnificent example.

German States: Schwarzberg-Rudolstadt, 1/2 thaler, 1791-ICK, Saalfeld Mint, Friedrich Karl (1790-93),(KM-133), PCGS AU58, with purple toning. A nice exmaple of this one year type

German States: Hess Darmstadt, silver thaler, 1833-HR, Ludwig II facing left,(KM-298), PCGS MS65+, the single highest grade in the PCGS population report. A truly lovely specimen with mirror like fields and frosted devices. A most attractive coin

German States: Saxe Meiningen, 2 gulden, 1854, Munich Mint, Bernhard,(KM-166), PCGS MS65+, the single highest graded coin in the PCGS population report. A gem example of this coin and rare in this grade

Germany: Weimar Republic, silver 5 Marks, 1929-A, Lessing facing left,(J-336), PCGS MS66 with even grey toning interdispersed by electric blue toning. Superb eye appeal. Only 3 coins graded higher in the PCGS population report

Great Britain, silver sixpence, 1816, Bullhead, George III,(S-3791), PCGS MS64 with dark yellow toning

Great Britain, silver sixpence, 1825, George IV,(S-3814), PCGS MS65 wtih dark underlying toning superimposed by electric blue around the peripheries. Rare in this high grade

Great Britain, 3x silver 1 shilling, 1705, 1743 and 1827, and 1x silver half crown, 1689, the 1827 shilling about uncirculated, the rest fine to very fine (4)

Great Britain, silver halfcrown, 1750, George II facing left,(S-3696), PCGS MS63+ with old natural toning. Rare and choice in this grade

Great Britain, silver halfcrown, 1817, Bullhead, George III,(S-3788), PCGS MS64 wtih old natural even grey toning. Great eye appeal

Great Britain, silver crown, 1821, SECUNDO, George IV,NGC MS62, a lovely well struck example

Great Britain, silver 2 shillings, 1852, NGC MS62, toned

Great Britain, silver proof crown, 1902, Edward VII at obverse, NGC PF63 Matte Proof

Great Britain, gold proof 1/2 sovereign, 1902, NGC Matte Proof Details (Cleaned)

Great Britain, gold proof 1 sovereign, 1902, NGC Matte Proof Details (Cleaned)

Great Britain, gold proof 2 sovereign, 1902, NGC Matte Proof Details (Cleaned)

Great Britain, gold proof 5 sovereign, 1902, NGC PF60 Matte Proof

Isle of Man, gold Angel, 1985, PCGS PR69 DCAM, with the original box and certificate

Japan, silver 10 sen, Meiji Year 9(1876), coiled dragon on obverse, PCGS MS66.

Japan, silver 10 sen, Meiji Year 10(1877), coiled dragon on obverse, PCGS MS66.

Japan, silver 10 sen, Meiji Year 20 (1887), (JNDA 01-24) PCGS MS66

Japan, silver yen, M3 (1870), (JNDA 01-9), PCGS XF45

Japan, silver trade Yen, M8 (1875), (JNDA- 01-12), PCGS AU Detail (Repaired) and scarce

Japan, silver 1 yen, Meiji Year 18(1885), coiled dragon on obverse, PCGS MS62.

Japan, silver 1 Yen, Meiji Year 24 (1891), (JNDA 01-10A), PCGS MS63

Japan, silver 1 Yen, Meiji Year 28 (1895), (JNDA 01-10A), PCGS MS64

Japan, silver 1 Yen, Meiji Year 28 (1895), (KNDA 01-10A), PCGS MS61

Japan, silver 1 Yen, Meiji Year 30 (1897), (JNDA 01-10A), PCGS MS63+

Japan, silver 1 Yen, Meiji Year 34 (1901), PCGS MS63

Japan, silver 1 Yen, Meiji Year 35 (1902), PCGS MS63

Japan, silver 1 yen, Meiji Year 35(1902), coiled dragon on obverse, PCGS MS62.

Japan, silver 1 yen, Meiji Year 38(1905), coiled dragon on obverse, PCGS MS62.

Japan, silver 1 Yen, Meiji Year 45 (1912), (JNDA 01-10A), PCGS MS63

Sarawak, James Brooke Copper Keping, A.H. 1247 (1841), obv: badger facing left at top, 'J.B' at centre, 'SEPT 24 1841' below, rev: denomination and date in Hijra,(LM-Tn1, Prid 30), NGC AU53 BN, an extremely rare type coin. Only 12 coins in the NGC population report and this is the third highest grade with only two coins higher at 55 and 63. Superb!

South Korea, gold proof 25,000 won, 1986, struck for the 1988 Seoul Olympics this coin features 'Folk Dancing' on the reverse, 0.5 oz AGW,PCGS PR70 DCAM, with its original box and certificate. One of five coins in this highest grade in the PCGS population report!

Netherlands, gold 10 gulden, 1932, Wilhemina,(KM-162), NGC MS65+ a gem quality coin with full lustre

Canada - Newfoundland, gold $2, 1888, London Mint, Victoria,(Fr-1, KM-5), NGC MS62+. An impressive specimen with minimum handling

Singapore: Merchanta Token, 2 keping, A.H.1247 (1831), for circulation in Malaya and Island of Percha in Sumatra,(Pridmore 36, SS.46), NGC AU58BN, chocolate brown.

Singapore, gold $150, 1969, 150th anniversary of the founding of Singapore, weighs 24.88g containing .917 gold, AGW of 22.81g,NGC MS66

Straits Settlements, bronze 1 cent, 1897, (KM-16), PCGS MS63BN

United Stated of America, silver dollar, 1799, draped bust dollar, heraldic eagle,PCGS XF Detail (Graffiti). Even grey toning and with fairly good eye appeal

United States, silver trade dollar, 1876-S, NGC AU58

United States, silver trade dollar, 1877-S, NGC AU58

United States, silver proof $1, 1880, Trade Dollar, evenly toned, beautiful rainbow colour, it's been graded by ANACS PF64, holder was broken and lost, extremely rare in this condition.

Vatican City, gold 'Jubilee', 100 lire, 1933-34, Pius XI, 0.2546 oz AGW,(KM-19), NCG MS66 and a gem specimen

Vaitcan City, silver 10 lire, 1939, Sede Vacante,PCGS MS67, lovely grey toning. Only one coin graded higher in the PCGS population report

Great Britain, silver proof coin set, consisting of 3 pence, 6 pence, 1 shilling, 2 florin, 1/2 crown and 1 crown, 1927, graded PCGS PR63 to PR65, with original case of issue (6)

Turkey, Ottoman Empire, Order of the Medjidie, breast Star, with Swords, silver and enamel, local maker's marks to reverse, swords perhaps a later addition, measures about 10cm in diameter, good very fine, well preserved

Canada, gold proof $500, 2010, struck in commemoration of the first $500 note issued in 1935, the design shows an allegorical woman holding a sickle surrounded by fruits of harvest to symbolise fertility, 5 oz gold,PCGS PCGS69 DCAM. With its original box and certificate 176 of 200 coins minted. One of two coins in the highest grade in the PCGS population report.

The Official 1998 World Championship of Football Coin Programme, two sets of gold and silver coins to commemorate the 1998 World Cup Finals in France, 1998, Monnais de Paris, each set with 3 large sized silver proof 10 francs depicting Germany, Englad and Italy and one gold 50 francs containing 0.25 oz AGW, giving a combined AGW of 0.5 oz, also a brass medallion,the coins in the sets proof FDC and with original cases and certificates of issue, the medallion UNC. 3 cases

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, a uniface obverse and reverse printer's model for $5, type of 1911-1922, serial number 0000001, blue, black and yellow-orange, vignette of a sampan and junk boat boat at sea, pagoda by the shoreline, denomination at each corner, bank arms at centre left and '$5' at centre right, the reverse red and black, bank building at centre, allegorical symbols depicting Great Britain, China, India and Australia, similar but obviously different to the issued design, a beautiful work of art by Waterlow and Sons,(Pick 41 for type), both sides in a PMG slab w...

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $5, 1.1.1923, B375539, green, orange and black, water carrier at lower left, junk boat at lower right, handsigned at lower left,(Pick 166), PMG 40 Extremely Fine. Choice

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $5, 31.10.1973, solid serial number 888888 FJ, (Pick 181f), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated and a solid number highly sought after

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, 1.6.1935, serial number C044194, brown, blue and multicoloured, Sir Thomas Jackson at right, coat of arms top centre, watermark of a woman in classical style at left, reverse blue, bust of woman at left and old HSBC building at centre,(Pick 179a), PMG 30 Very Fine (Ink Stamps). A scarce first date of issue on original condition

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, 1.7.1937, DURESS serial number C281318, handsigned at lower left and right,PMG 25 Very Fine (Ink Stamp). A scarce original condition note

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $5, 1.11.1911, serial number M/A 176113, blue, black and orange, bank arms at centre, rice pounding scene at left, sampan at right, handsigned at lower left, pirnted signature of Dickson at lower right,(Pick 41), PMG 15 Choice Fine (Rust). An original note and a rare first date of issue

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $5, 1.2.1921, serial number M/A 362227, handsigned signature at lower left,(Pick 41), PMG 25NET Very Fine (Restoration (Previously Raised from $5 to $50 and then back $5 again)

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $5, 1.9.1931, serial number S/F 147294, 'Small Five' variety,(Pick 53), PMG 20 Very Fine (Repaired, Ink). A short lived subtype and scarce

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $5, 28.3.1936, serial number S/F 275375, handsigned signature at lower left,(Pick 54a), PMG 30 Very Fine (Small Split). A neat looking original notes with a strong clear signature

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $5, 20.9.1940, serial number S/F 480497, (Pick 54a), PMG 25 Very Fine (Minor Repairs) and a neat handsigned note

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $5, 26.2.1948, serial number S/F 1713200, (Pick 54b), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $10, specimen, 1.7.1919, without serial numbers, purple, black and orange, junk boat and sampan at left and right, bank arms at centre, reverse purple and and black, bank building at centre,(Pick 42s), PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated (Minor Foreign Substance)

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $10, 1.11.1923, serial number N/B 444579, purple, black and orange, bank arms at centre, river scenes at left and right, handsigned at lower left, printed signature of Fergusson at lower right,(Pick 49), PMG 20 Very Fine (Minor Rust Damage) and a nice original note

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $10, 1.5.1924, serial number N/B 492305, violet and black, bank coat of arms at centre, sailing sampans at both left and right, 'TEN' in red letters lower centre, reverse violet, bank building at centre,(Pick 50), PMG 15 Choice Fine (Restoration, Ink Stamps) and the first year issue of this subtype

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $10, 1.8.1929, serial number N/B 697448, violet and black, bank coat of arms at centre, sailing sampans at both left and right, 'TEN' in red letters lower centre, reverse violet, bank building at centre,(Pick 50), PMG 25 Very Fine. A nice original example of this popular type

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $10, 1.3.1935, serial number T/G 414018, handsigned signature at lower left,(Pick 55b), PMG 25 Very Fine. A nice original looking note with an early date

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $10, 20.9.1940, serial number T/G 673502, handsigned signature at lower left,(Pick 55b), PMG 20 Very Fine

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $10, 1.9.1956, serial number T/G 3933929, (Pick 55c), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Chartered Bank, $10, 1.1.1981, replacement serial number ZZ262295, (Pick 77b*), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated

Standard Chartered Bank, $10, 1.1.1981, 99 notes, DF783301-400, missing 372, uncirculated, except for the first and last few notes. With the original bank wrapper (99)

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $50, 1.11.1934, serial number U/H 032894, brown and black on pale blue, male Roman head at left, watermark of a helmeted warrior at right, a clear hand signed signature at lower left, reverse brown, rice harvesting scene and pagoda,(Pick 56), PMG 25 Very Fine (Ink, Erasure). A scarce and very popular type

The Chartered Bank, $50, ND(1970-75), fancy serial number B0404444, blue on multicolour underprint, bank building at left,(Pick 75a), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated. High grade and a nice semi fancy serial number

Bank of China, $1000, 1.1.2014, solid serial number FB888888, (Pick 345d), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated. An ever popular serial number in choice grade. The 'B' in the prefix gives the appearance of an extra 8, giving a total of 9 8's.

Bank of China, $1000, 1.1.2014, solid serial number FG555555, (Pick 345d), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated.

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $5, date ineligible (1884-89), serial number 192701, green, Bank arms at upper centre, $5 to each side, central panel with bank title, denomination and '$5' in orange-red, faint handsigned signature at lower left, printed signatre of Jackson at lower right, reverse orange-red,(Pick 137), PMG 12NET Fine (Rust). One of 2-3 notes graded in the PMG population report and extremely rare. Although $1's from this period is often encountered, $5's are extremely rare with only a handful known. A crown piece for any collection of Hong Kong banknotes

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $5, specimen, partially printed date '190_', green borders on pink, bank coat of arms at upper centre, '$5' to its left and right, 'FIVE' in red underprint at centre, black printed manuscript at lower right, perfroated 'CANCELLED W.W. SPRAGUE & CO. LONDON', reverse green, Bank title and denomination,(Pick 34s), PMG 30 Very Fine. Extrememly rare, one of three notes extant to date

The Mercantile Bank of India Limited, $10, 29.11.1941, serial number 133541, red-brown on yellow and green underprint, sampan, houses and bridge near lakeside at centre, reverse green and black, Mercury with winged helmet at centre,(Pick 236e), PMG 50 Choice Uncirculated. A superb original note that is getting difficult to encounter in these grades

The Mercantile Bank of India, $10, 1.1.1930, serial number 64675, red-brown on yellow and green underprint, sampan, houses and bridge near lakeside at centre, handsigned at lower left, reverse green and black, Mercury with winged helmet at centre,(Pick 236b), PMG 35 Choice Very Fine. Only 12 notes graded by PMG and this is the single highest graded note. Lovely and choice

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $5, specimen, 1.3.1898, without serial numbers, green on orange, bank arms upper centre, '$5' to each side, printed manuscript signature at lower right, reverse red, bank arms at centre, perforated 'CANCELLED' four times,(Pick 139r), PMG 55 About Uncirculated (Perforation Cancelled). Only one of three notes in the PMG population report and a very rare 19th century note above the $1 denomination.

The HongKong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 1.3.1898, CONTEMPORARY FORGERY serial number 211404, blue on pink, bank arms at top centre, '$10' on either side, handsigned signature at lower left, reverse red, bank arms at centre,(Pick 143), PCGS Currency 12 Fine (minor damage in left margin), annotation on reverse. SOLD AS A FORGERY IN THE PCGS HOLDER

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, specimen, 1.3.1897, without serial numbers, blue on pink, bank arms upper centre, '$10' to each side, printed manuscript signature at lower right, reverse red, bank arms at centre, perforated 'CANCELLED' three times,(Pick 143r), PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated (Perforation Cancelled). Only one of two notes in the PMG population report and this note is the higher grade. A very rare 19th century note above the $1 denomination.

Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 1st January 1923, serial number B573591, (Pick 167), still with fresh printing colour, PMG 25, very fine, minor repair, rare.

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, specimen, 1.1.1929, serial number E000,000, (Pick 174bs), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated. The highest grade for this specimen. Choice and rare

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 1.6.1936, serial number H582013, handsigned signature at lower left,(Pick 178a), PMG 30 Very Fine (Rust)

Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 1st July 1937, serial number J598580, handsigned signature at bottom left,(Pick 178a), PMG 58, choice about uncirculated, rare.

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 1.1.1938, serial number K097395, (Pick 178a), PMG 35 Choice Very Fine (Minor Rust) and with generally nice eye appeal

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 31.3.1983, solid serial number HH 888888, (Pick 182g), PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated and a solid number highly sought after

Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 1970-76, serial number LC518472, missing signatures and partially printed dates error,(Pick 182g), PMG 65EPQ, gem uncirculated, very rare. Please note that the PMG label does not mention this error.

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corpoation, $10, 31.3.1979, consecutive run of 100, serial number G/3 768801-900, uncirculated with the original bank wrapper (100)

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 31.3.1979, ERROR NOTE, mismatched serial G/14 969891/968891, (Pick 182h), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated (Mismatched S/N Error). Lots 1262-1264 are consecutive notes

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 31.3.1979, ERROR NOTE, mismatched serial G/14 969892/968892, (Pick 182h), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated (Mismatched S/N Error). Lots 1262-1264 are consecutive notes

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 31.3.1979, ERROR NOTE, mismatched serial G/14 969893/968893, (Pick 182h), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated (Mismatched S/N Error). Lots 1262-1264 are consecutive notes

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 31.3.1983, ERROR NOTE, serial number H/44 836874, stuck digit at right,(Pick 182j), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 31.3.1983, lucky serial number H/47 1000000, (Pick 182j), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated. A fantastic high grade note, especially now 1000000 numbers are no longer printed!

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 1.1.1986, fancy serial number LT 1000000, (Pick 191a), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated. A highly coveted 1000000 number

Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, 1st January 1987, asscending ladder serial number PL123456, (Pick 191a), PMG 66EPQ, gem uncirculated.

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $10, specimen, 1.1.1985, serial number AA000000, (Pick 191s), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $20, specimen, 1.1.1985, serial number AA000000, (Pick 192s), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $50, specimen, 1.1.1985, serial number AA000000, (Pick 193s), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, specimen, 1.1.1985, serial number AA000000, (Pick 194s), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, specimen, 1.1.1985, serial number AA000000, (Pick 195s), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $1000, specimen, 1.1.1985, serial number AA000000, (Pick 196s), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $20, 1.7.1997, lucky serial number DD000001, (Pick 201c), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated. A highly popular double prefix number 1

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $20, 1.1.1999, solid serial number KF222222, (Pick 201d), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $20, 1.1.2005, lucky serial number FV000001, (Pick 207b), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $20, 1.1.2007, solid serial number NG333333, (Pick 207d), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $20, 1.1.2013, solid serial number LQ555555, (Pick 212c), PMG 68EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $50, early 1900's, uniface reverse archival photograph of an unissued design, Minerva at centre,almost uncirculated. Unique

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $50, early 1900's, uniface reverse archival photograph of an unissued design, allegorical female with easel and brushes at centre,almost uncirculated. Unique

The Chartered Bank, $50, 1st January 1979, Key Date, solid serial number A222222, blue on multicolour underprint,(Pick 78a), PMG 67EPQ, scarce.

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $100, 2.7.1934, serial number Y/M 050355, handsigned at left,(Pick 57a), PMG 20 Very Fine (Ink). A nice original note with a clear, neat handsigned signature at lower left.

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $100, 1.10.1946, serial number Y/M 232956, (Pick 57c), PMG 25 Very Fine (Ink)

The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $100, 1.9.1954, serial number Y/M 698927, (Pick 57c), PMG 25 Very Fine (Annotation)

The Chartered Bank, $100, ND (1970-1975), serial number D167085, (Pick 76a), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Chartered Bank, $100, ND (1970-1975), serial number E029168, (Pick 76a), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated and far scarcer than the 1977 date

The Chartered Bank, $100, 1.1.1977, replacement serial number Z218696, (Pick 76b*), PMG 55 About Uncirculated. Replacement notes are very seldomly seen for this type

Standard Chartered Bank, $100, 1.1.1989, consecutive run of 100, serial numbers BW873301-400, uncirculated with the original bank wrapper (100)

Standard Chartered Bank, $150, 1.1.2009, uncut sheet of 4, SC711/713/715/717411,uncirculated in original folder of issue

Belgian Congo, 10 francs, 1948, serial number T467387, dark green on multicolour underprint,(Pick 14E), PMG 40, extremely fine.

Belgian Congo, 20 francs, 10th December 1942, serial number G924440, overprinted 'Troisieme Emission-1943' on reverse,(Pick 15B), PMG 50 about uncirculated, only 3 graded higher in PMG population, very rare.

Belgian Congo, 100 Francs, 11.3.1946, serial number C274307, (Pick 17c), PMG 30 Very Fine (Minor Restoration)

Belgian Congo, 50 francs, 1955, serial number E229032, green on multicolour underprint, watermark of leopard at right, native portrait at left,(Pick 27b), PMG 35, choice very fine, original with very high grade for this type, only 2 graded higher in PMG population, rare.

British North Borneo Company, $10, 11.8.1904, serial number D5629, black and red, Mount Kinabalu at upper centre, handsigned at lower left and right, reverse blue, vignette showing bank title and denomination,(Pick 5a), an original note in fine. Small central split and small holes along the vertical fold. Rare. Currently in PMG for grading. We will update the results as soon as we can

British North Borneo Company, $25, 21.4.1920, serial number C20267, black and green, Mount Kinabalu at upper centre, handsigned at lower left and right, reverse brown, vignette showing bank title and denomination,(Pick not listed), an original note in anout very fine, a few small insect holes and the upper right border uneven. A very rare type and a date unrecorded by K.N.Boon. Currently in PMG for grading. We will update the results as soon as we can

Sarawak, 10 cents, 1940, B215588, $1, 1.1.1935, A/4 4024513 and British North Borneo Company, 50 cents, 1.1.1938, 1289907,very good to fine (3)

Brunei, a pair of specimen, 50 and 100 ringgit, 2004, polymer, red 'SPECIMEN' on obverse and reverse,(Pick 28s, 29s), both PMG 64EPQ.(2)

Canada: Bank of Montreal, $10, 2.1.1931, serial number 226855, signed by Dodds-Gordon,PMG 64EPQ Choice Uncirculated and scarce

Central African Republic, 500 francs, no date (1974), serial number 55311 T.2, (Pick 1), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated and scarce in this condition

Central Bank of Ceylon, a complete set of archival photographic proofs for the 1951 issue, all featuring George VI, IN MINIATURE on a single piece of card, containing the obverses and reverses of 2, 5, 10, 50 and 100 rupees, the 1 rupee only represented by the reverse, the date on theses proofs is 1.6.1951 compared to 20.1.1951 on the issued 1 rupee and 10 rupees(Pick 47 and 48 for type, the others not issued for circulation). (11 photos on a single piece of card).

Ceylon, 2 and 50 rupees, 1954-56, uniface obverse and reverse archival photographs, plus the National Emblems, 8 individual pieces mounted on card, printed by De La Rue,uncirculated, light stains and unique.

Ceylon, 50 rupees, 3rd June 1952, serial number R/10 06892, blue on multicolour underprint, Elizabeth II at left,(Pick 52), PMG 35 choice very fine, only 3 graded higher in PMG population, rare.

Ceylon, 100 rupees, 16th October 1954, serial number V/28 73365, brown on multicolour underprint, Elizabeth II at left,(Pick 53a), PMG 45, choice extremely fine, minor restoration, only 3 graded higher, rare.

Comoros, Banque de Madagascar, 5000 francs, ND(1960-63), serial number S.195 948, multicolours, portraits of man at top left and native young woman at low right, reverse mother and child at right,(Pick 6c), PMG 50, about uncirculated, rare original high grade, only 5 pieces graded higher.

Equatorial African States/Gabon, 5000 francs, ND(1963), serial number H.139 607, (Pick 6d), PMG 55, about uncirculated, very rare in this grade, only 3 graded higher.

Bank of France, group of 6, consisting of: 5 francs, 5.4.1945, 10 francs (2), 19.11.1942 and 4.12.1947, 20 francs, 17.5.1944, 50 francs, 11.7.1963 and 5.10.1939, serial numbers G.127 86119, L.18 14415, Y.160 71432, B.133 03668, R.72 58125 and W.2184 974,(Pick 98a, 99b, 99f, 100a, 148a, 94), graded PMG 66EPQ, 63EPQ, 65EPQ, 66EPQ, 64 (Pinholes) and 63 respectively (6)

French Guiana, 5000 Francs specimen proof, ND (1947-1949), serial number O.00 000, red 'GUYANE' overprint,(Pick 26sp), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated, scarce.

Banque De L'Indochine, 100 Piastres, 8.4.1919, serial number B.16 315, handsigned at lower left, Vietnamese man and allegorical woman with a wreath crown at left,(Pick 39), PMG 30 Very Fine (Pinholes). A lovely high denomination note in very decent original condition. Only 4 notes graded higher in the PMG population report and most attractive

Banque De L'Indochine, 100 Piastres, 12.4.1919, serial number L.20 474, handsigned at lower left, Vietnamese man and allegorical woman with a wreath crown at left,(Pick 39), PMG 30 Very Fine (Pinholes, Minor Ink). A lovely high denomination note in very decent original condition. Only 4 notes graded higher in the PMG population report and most attractive

French Indochina, 100 Piastres, ND (1936-1939), serial number V.218 874, (Pick 51d), PMG 58 Choice About Uncirculated (Tear)

French Indo-China, Japanese Occupation, 100 Yen specimen, ND (1938), block serial {1}, green on blue underprint, a pair of Onagatori cockerel at left and right,(Pick M5s), PMG 63 Choice Uncirculated (Staple Holes) and rare

French Indo China, 100 piastre, 1954, serial number 18064 E.5, Cambodia issue,(Pick 97), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated, a beautiful note in superb grade. Second highest grade in the PMG population report and extremely rare in this grade

French Indochina, 200 Piastres, ND (1953), serial number A.63 209, (Pick 109), PMG 58 Choice About Uncirculated (Pinholes)

India, 10 rupees, ND(1917-30), serial number K/43 018401, blue on multicolour underprint, George V at right,(Pick 7b), PMG 50, about uncirculated, spindle holes at issue.

Jamaica, 5 pounds, 4th July 1960, serial number 20A96996, blue on multicolour underprint, Elizabeth II at left,(Pick 48b), PMG 35EPQ, choice very fine, rare with EPQ.

Malaya, Japanese Occupation, $1, ND (1942), ERROR NOTE, block serial MS, gutter fold error at obverse left, (Pick M5c), PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated (Eastern Collection)

Malaya, $10, 1.1.1940, serial number A/81 001271, (Pick 1), PMG 50 About Uncirculated (Minor Stains)

Malaya: Board of Commissioners of Currency, lot of 2 fractional notes, 1940, 10 cents, F342712 and 25 cents, F616112,uncirculated with a couple of minor flicks and very fine respectively (2)

Malaya/British Administration, $1, 1st July 1941, serial number Q/11 063940, blue on multicolour underprint, George VI at right,(Pick 11), PMG 65EPQ.

Malaya: Board of Commissioners of Currency, $10, 1.7.1941, serial number H/29 089253, (Pick 13), PMG 64EPQ Choice Uncirculated

Malaya: Board of Commissioners of Currency, $50, 1.1.1942, first prefix A/1 62580, (Pick 14), PMG 20 Very Fine and a highly popular series

Malaya: Board of Commissioners of Currency, $100, 1.1.1942, serial number A/4 66621, (Pick 15), PMG 15 Choice Fine and a red hot series at present!

Malaya and British Borneo $50, 21.3.1953 serial number A/17 282489 (Pick 4b), PMG 35 Choice Very Fine

Malaysia, a lot of 3x 5 ringgit and 1x 10 ringgit, including 1st series and 3rd series, ND, serial number A/28 925968, A/94 765234, B/8 791622 and A/26 472469,(Pick 2, 14, 3), generally very fine, one or two notes better.(4)

Malaysia, a consecutive run of 4x 10 ringgit, 1st series, ND, serial number A/34 597558-61,(Pick 3), foxing, uncirculated.(4)

Malaysia, a consecutive run of 11x 10 ringgit, 1st series, ND, serial number A/34 597569-79,(Pick 3), foxing or minor stains,uncirculated.(11)

Malaysia, a consecutive pair of 10 ringgit, 1st series, ND, serial number B/51 751570-1,(Pick 3), foxing or stains, staple holes at left margin, uncirculated.(2)

Malaysia, a lot of 5x 50 ringgit, including 1x 1st series, 2x 2nd series, 2x 3rd series, ND, serial number A/21 910271, A/44 940658, A/58 541159, A/90 854008, B/28 059342,(Pick 4, 10, 16A), some foxing or minor stains, one or two better, generally very fine.(5)

Malaysia, a lot of 4x 5 ringgit, 1st and 2nd series, ND, serial number A/31 551582-3, A/50 749666-7,(Pick2, 8), extremely fine to about uncirculated.(4)

Malaysia, a lot of 5x 5 ringgit, 2nd series, ND, serial number A/46 632191, A/46 517108, A/56 581870, A/57 064694, A/70 191896,(Pick 8), about extremely fine to about uncirculated.(5)

Malaysia, a lot of 6x 5 ringgit, 3rd series, ND, serial number B/17 620904-5, B/8 920059, B/8 920095-6, B/8 920098,(Pick 14), some foxing, two notes with light folds, the rest uncirculated.(6)

Malaysia, 50 ringgit, ND(1976-81), uniface obverse and reverse progressive proof, black and white,(Pick 16pp1, 16pp2), both PMG 55EPQ, about uncirculated.(2)

Malaysia, a trio of 100 ringgit, including 2x 2nd series and 1x 4th series, ND, serial number A/7 259303, A/7 292350 and A/25 783657, purple and multicolour, similar design,(Pick 11, 17A), two notes with toning or stains, one about very fine, the rest very fine to extremely fine.(3)

Malaysia, mixed lot of 2x 1 ringgit, 5x 10 ringgit and 1x 20 ringgit, 5th series, ND, serial number AA8100212, AA8100216, PA4768204, PA9655609, PK7102971, PN4348662, PJ5478858, TA0547001,(Pick 19, 21, 22), the 1 ringgit uncirculated, the rest very fine to about extremely fine, one or two notes better.(8)

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, 31.10.1973, serial number N735353, (Pick 186a), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated. One of three notes in this highest grade in the PMG population. Choice!

Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, 31st March 1976, serial number S010169, (Pick 186c), PMG 65EPQ, gem uncirculated.

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, 1.1.1987, solid serial number AA777777, (Pick 195a), PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated, a rare first prefix solid number note

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, 1.1.1989, solid serial number AQ555555, (Pick 195c), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, 1.1.1991, solid serial number BB333333, (Pick 195c), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated. A superb and very rare double prefix solid serial number. The prefix range for this type is from AA to CB and therefoer the only double prefixes possible are AA and BB. Therefore, only 22 traditional 'lucky' serial numbers can be found with a double prefix. A fantastic offering

Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, 1st January 1987, replacement, low serial number ZZ000595, (Pick 195a*), PMG 66EPQ, gem uncirculated, rare seen.

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, 1.1.1993, solid serial number AY555555, (Pick 204a), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, 1.1.1999, solid serial number BW777777, (Pick 204d), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, 1.1.1999, solid serial number CD666666, (Pick 204d), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $500, 1.7.2003, solid serial number AN999999, (Pick 210a), PMG 68EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated and a fantastic grade!

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $50 specimen, 1.10.1930, serial number B000000, green on multicoloured underprint, Communication at left, arms top centre, value at centre and each corner, red 'SPECIMEN' overprint at centre, reverse green, bank building at centre, angel above, serial number at four corners, perforated 'CANCELLED',(Pick 175bs), PMG 67EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated. The single highest graded note of this type in either specimen or issued form. A majestic piece!

Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, $50, 1st January 1934, 'Duress Note', serial number B491457, (Pick 175d), PMG 25 very fine.

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $50, 1.10.1930, DURESS NOTE, serial number B364615, handsigned signature at lower left,(Pick 175d), PMG 25 Very Fine

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $50, 1.1.1934, 'DURESS NOTE', serial number B439743, handsigned signature at lower left,(Pick 175d), PMG 30 Very Fine (Annotations)

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $50, 1.1.1934, DURESS NOTE, serial number B468252, green on multicoloured underprint, Communication at left, arms top centre, value at centre and each corner, handsigned at lower left, reverse green, bank building at centre, angel above, serial number at four corners,(Pick 175d), PMG 35 Choice Very Fine (Minor Stains). A lovely original condition note with great eye appeal

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $50, 1.1.2006, solid serial number CD444444, (Pick 208c), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 2.1.1933, serial number B351683, (Pick 176a), PMG 25 Very Fine (Tears). A lovely original note with deep rich colours and the second rarest date after 1927!

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 2.1.1934, DURESS NOTE, serial number B545328, handsigned signature at lower left,(Pick 176d), PMG 35 Choice Very Fine (Minor Repairs) and with quite good eye appeal

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 2.1.1934, DURESS NOTE, serial number B580764, handsigned signature at lower left,(Pick 176d), PMG 30 Very Fine (Erasure) and with nice colours

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 1.7.1937, serial number B600240, handsigned signature at lower left,(Pick 176c), PMG 30 Very Fine (Minor Restoration)

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 31.10.1972, ERROR NOTE, serial number 659443WF, obverse printing misalignment error, (Pick 185b), PMG 35EPQ Choice Very Fine (Misalignment Error)

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 31.3.1976, ERROR NOTE, serial number 888854 WX, major misalignment on the reverse compared to the obverse,(Pick 185d), PMG 58EPQ Choice About Uncirculated and quite spectacular

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 31.3.1979, ERROR NTOE, serial number 788_99XW, insufficient inking of serial numbers,(Pick 187b), PCGS Banknote 20 Very Fine -ERROR

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 1.1.1998, solid serial number DG777777, (Pick 203b), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 1.1.1999, solid serial number EF333333, (Pick 203c), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 1.1.1996, replacement serial number ZZ052319, (Pick 203a*), PMG 68EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated, key date of this series

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 1.1.1999, solid serial number GE666666, (Pick 203b), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 1.7.2003, solid serial number DJ333333, (Pick 209a), PMG 68EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated, a fantastic grade

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 1.7.2003, fancy serial number AY1000000, (Pick 209a), PMG 64 Choice Uncirculated

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 1.1.2006, lucky serial number KA000001, (Pick 209c), PMG 65EPQ Gem Uncirculated. A nice number 1

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, $100, 1.1.2016, solid serial number UK888888, (Pick 90), PMG 68EPQ Superb Gem Uncirculated and a highly sought after solid '8' serial

Straits Settlements: The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, $100, specimen, PENANG, ND (1875-99), green and red, bank arms at upper centre, red protector '$100' in red, reverse green, bank title and denomination in English,(Pick S105s), PMG 63NET Choice Uncirculated (Foreign Substance). A rare and unique offering, a true gem!

Straits Settlements, $1, 1.9.1906, first prefix A/1 68707, (Pick 1a), PMG 30 Very Fine. An extremely rare and popular first 'A/1' prefix in neat condition. Superb

Straits Settlements, an identical pair of contemporary counterfeit 10 cents, 1919-20, serial number P/4 52852, (Pick 6cx), sealed in PMG holder 55 and 50 respectively, rare seen.(2)

Straits Settlements, $1, 1.1.1925, serial number J/38 54869, (Pick 9a), World Banknote Grading 58 About UNC Choice. A lovely first date note with fresh vibrant colours

Straits Settlements, a contemporary counterfeit $1, 1st September 1927, serial number L/68 37255, (Pick 9ax), PMG 35, choice very fine, rare seen.

Straits Settlements, $5, 1.9.1927, serial number E/5 18351, green, water buffalo at lower right,(Pick 10a), PMG 30 Very Fine. A very scarce type note in great condition

Sarawak, $1, 1.1.1935, serial number A/4 718262, green and multicolour, Brooke at upper right,(Pick 20), PMG 66EPQ Gem Uncirculated. A most lovely note in superb grade

Straits Settlements, $5, 1st january 1935, serial number B/50 65873, (Pick 7b), PMG 25 very fine.

Straits Settlements, a contemporary counterfeit $10, 1st January 1935, serial number B/31 79967, (Pick 18bx), PMG 25, very fine, minor repairs, rare seen.

Thailand, 10 baht, 15th September 1925, serial number N17 17095, brown and light green,(Pick 18a), PMG 64, choice uncirculated, top grade in PMG population, scarce.

Thailand: Government of Thailand, 100 baht, uniface obverse and reverse archival photographs of an unissued design, undated, printed by De La Rue,PCGS 58PPQ Choice About New and unique (1 pair)

United States, Silver Certificate, $1, 1899, serial number K1839241A, signed by Elliott and White,(Pick 338c, Fr#235), PMG 58 Choice About Uncirculated

United States, Silver Certificate, $2, 1899, serial number R506795, signed by Speelman and White,(Pick 339, Fr#258), PMG 30 Very Fine

Vietnam, Nguyen Dynasty, Cuu Quac Ngan Khoan: Anti French National Restoration Society Fund, 1913, 5 Dong (copper coins), green on salmon underprint, pai fang leading to Minh Mang's Tomb at lower left, reverse green, people walking on arched stone bridge, printed by the Hong Kong Printing Press,(D-VR1), PMG 30 Very Fine (Printer's Stamps and Annotations, Previously Mounted, Stains). A unique note of the highest importance in modern Vietnamese history