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Auction: 19024 - World Banknotes
Lot: 840

The East African Currency Board, 10000 shillings,/£500, Mombasa, 1 August 1951, serial number B/1 20228, pale blue, head of George VI top left, value top right, printed signatures of Downie, Kershaw, Bourdillon and Rogers, reverse pale blue, lion at centre, value at each corner
(Pick 32a, TBB B222d), in PMG holder 58 EPQ choice about unc. An exceptional, very high-denomination note in issued format. this denomination representing a vast sum of money at the time and, as a result, of the highest rarity. The cataloguer knows of only two other example; a superb note and important

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