Currency 1937 Soviet Russia Ten Chervontsev Banknote Vladimir I. Lenin P# 205 VF
Description: A beautiful good very fine or much better banknote from Russia. This is the 1937 ten Chervontsev. The banknote is dark blue on the front and 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, which is also dark blue shows the denomination in the center and at left and right edge as well as lower edge center. The note has Cyrillic writing throughout. This particular note has the serial number 212949 and is series E3. It is unsigned and has no water mark that we could see. It has quite a bit of its original stiffness and has one pronounce vertical central crease with some additional vertical 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 ~7 1/2" by ~3 7/8".
Pick Number: P 205a.
Condition: I would grade this banknote as a good very fine or better with all the details being well preserved. The note has one pronounce vertical central crease with additional vertical folds. The note is soiled with minor staining especially on the back at both ends of the central crease. It has no objectionable large and pronounced stains. The paper is thick and retains quite a bit of stiffness. Edges are generally intact with light roughness while the corners show some rounding with creases and bumps. The note has no graffiti, no pinholes, no tears, and no splits. It has an overall desirable and very pleasing appearance. Please see photo for additional condition information.
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