Italian Somaliland

Italian Somaliland chapter of The Banknote Book is now available

Italian Somaliland

The Italian Somaliland chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale at US$4.99, and as a free download to subscribers.

At the time of initial publication, this 5-page catalog covers every note (24 types and varieties, including 2 notes unlisted in the SCWPM) issued by the V. Filonardi & C. in 1893, the Banca d’Italia Somalia Italiana in 1920, and the Cassa per la Circolazione Monetaria della Somalia from 1950 to 1960.

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
  • Red stars highlight the many notes missing from the SCWPM
  • 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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