1919 Mozambique 50 Centavos Banknote Pick Number R4a Banco Da Beira Choice About Uncirculated
Description: A beautiful about uncirculated or much better Banknote from Mozambique on the eastern coat of Africa . This is the 15 September 1919, 50 Centavos, issued during the Portuguese administration by the regional Banco Da Beira. The banknote brown in coloring on multicolor under-print on the front with the word PRATA in deep blue within a frame in center top. The front also has the name of the regional bank in Beira or "Banco Da Beira." The banknote displays the date and the denomination on the front and only the denomination on the back. The back is blue and displays the denomination both in numerals and spelled out. The note has three signatures on the front. This particular note has the serial number 173286, which is displayed on the front twice in black, but is not displayed on the back. The paper of the note is crisp and stiff with no creases or folds and the note is clean with no wear or roughness to the edges. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: 1 September 1919.
Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson, & Co. of London, England.
Size: The banknote measures ~5 1/2" by ~3 1/8".
Pick Number: R4a.
Condition: For international buyers, please note that on January 20, 2018 the new US postal rates for overseas shipping went into effect for first class shipments, which we are unable to change. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. I would grade this banknote as choice about uncirculated r much better with all the details being still very well preserved with vivid colors and no signs of fading. The note has no creases or folds, has no soiling, has no splits or tears and shows no roughness at all along the edges. Its corners are fully squared with no observable rounding, no bumps, and no folds. The note has no pinholes, no graffiti, and no objectionable stains. The note does have a small dark spot at the top center of the front which is probably due to miss handling and not from circulation. This is the reason we grade the note as choice AU instead of a straight crisp uncirculated. Please see scans for additional condition information.
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