The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers. This 40-page catalog covers notes issued by the Государственное казначейство (State Treasury) from 1923 to 1989, Государственный банк (State Bank) from 1924 to 1992, Императорское японское правительство (GreaterRead More…

Detail from Czechoslovakia 50-korun note (B309) of 1953: statue of Czech soldier greeting Russian soldier with kiss and bouquet of lilacs, “Sbratření” (Brotherhood) by sculptor Karel Pokorný, in Vrchlického Sady, Prague.