Auction: 23009 - World Banknotes
Government of Iraq, Nasik Security Printing type, 1/4 dinar, L.1931 (1941), serial number E1 695435, green on brown and blue, King Faisal II as a child at left, Lionel Swan and Ibrahim Kamal signatures, reverse blue, bank title and value
(Pick 13, TBB B114a), Very good condition, rare in any grade. To meet the inflationary needs brought on by increased spending during WWII, more notes were needed, but transport from the Bradbury, Wilkinson and Co. in the UK was perceived risky. For this reason, small denomination emergency notes were ordered from Nasik Security Printing Press in India. India continued to supply the notes for three years, supplementing those delivered by Bradbury Wilkinson during the war
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