1937 Soviet Russia 3 Chervonetz Banknote Pick Number 203a Good Very Fine or Much Better
Description: A beautiful good very fine or much better banknote from Russia. This is the 1937 three Chervonetz. The banknote is red on the front and purple on multicolored background on the back. The front depicts the bust of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the father of communist Russia, to the right and the Soviet Arms left of center near the upper left corner. The back is purple on multicolored underprint showing the denomination in the center and at the four corners. The note has Cyrillic writing throughout. This particular note has the serial number 352638 and is series BL. It is unsigned and has no water mark that we could see. It has residual of its original stiffness and crispiness left and has several folds. It is understood that these banknotes were issued to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the October 1917 Revolution, the Communist Revolution! Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Printer: Soviet Union Treasury.
Size: The banknote measures ~6 3/4" by ~3 1/2".
Pick Number: P 203a.
Condition: I would grade this banknote as a good very fine or much better with all the details being very well preserved. The note shows signs of circulation with several vertical folds and a pronounced crease at the top right corner. The note is lightly soiled but has no objectionable staining. The paper still retains some of its original stiffness and crispiness. Edges are generally intact with no appreciable roughness except at the ends of the folds. The note has no graffiti, no pinholes, no tears, and no splits. Its colors are clear, vivid, and bright. It has an overall desirable and pleasing appearance. Please see photo for additional condition information.