Private Bank Issues

  PrevNext  

This lot is not illustrated.

Lot 3193       Private Bank Issues

Estimate $75,000

A HIGHLY IMPORTANT SPANISH DOLLARS CURRENCY NOTE. Bank of New South Wales, twenty Spanish dollars, Sydney, 1st Janauary 1824, No.31164 (MVR type 2) handsigned by directors Messrs. Edward Wollstonecraft and John Oxley and intered by James Phelps. The earliest issued banknote known from Australia. Two exaples are known in Westpac's archive. This note is mentioned by Hyuman and was exhibited at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago i 1893. Paper restored with rice paper backing some minor perforations otherwise good fine, excessively rare and of major historical importance, the only example available to collectors.

Ex Spink Noble Sale 35A (lot 2481) (Repeat footnote Sale 35A lot 2481).

Estimate / sale price does not include buyer's premium (currently 22% including GST) which is added to hammer price. All bids are executed on the understanding that the Terms & Conditions of sale have been read and accepted. For information on grading and estimates please refer to the Buying at Auction advice.

Quick find

View a lot by number and sale.

Adjacent lots

  • Lot 3191  

    PROMISSORY NOTE OF G. Blaxcell, Sydney March 20th 1812 two hundred and fifty pounds, payable ...

    Estimate $2,500

  • Lot 3192  

    PROMISSORY NOTE OF G. Blaxcell, Sydney, July 13th 1812 two hundred and fifty pounds, payable ...

    Estimate $2,500

  • Lot 3193   This lot

    A HIGHLY IMPORTANT SPANISH DOLLARS CURRENCY NOTE. Bank of New South Wales, twenty Spanish dollars, ...

    Estimate $75,000

  • Lot 3194  

    BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALKES, printers proof one pound, Brisbane 18- Queensland top and bottom ...

    Estimate $800

  • Lot 3195  

    BANK OF NEW SOUTH WALES, Western Australia, Perth, one pound 18- printer's specimen, C. Skipper ...

    Estimate $1,000