Ceylon chapter of The Banknote Book is now complete
The Ceylon chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale at US$9.99, and as a free download to subscribers.
This 40-page catalog covers notes issued by the Ceylon General Treasury from 1827 to 1855, the Government of Ceylon from 1809 to 1949, and the Central Bank of Ceylon from 1951 to 1985. Revised 3 June 2016.
Each chapter of The Banknote Book includes detailed descriptions and background information, full-color images, and accurate valuations. The Banknote Book also features:
- Sharp color images of note’s front and back without overlap
- Face value or date of demonetization if no longer legal tender
- Specific identification of all vignette elements
- Security features described in full
- Printer imprint reproduced exactly as on note
- Each date/signature variety assigned an individual letter
- Variety checkboxes for tracking your collection and want list
- Date reproduced exactly as on note
- Precise date of introduction noted when known
- Replacement note information
- Signature tables, often with names and terms of service
- Background information for historical and cultural context
- Details magnified to distinguish between note varieties
- Bibliographic sources listed for further research
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