banknotes

Oceania Coins and Banknotes Make For Great Investments

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Like so many people who are completely fascinated by the collecting of Australian banknotes and coins, I find that I am often on the end of a very sharp learning curve. There are so many variants and varieties within the field of numismatics that one is constantly learning and appraising everything that you know. It is now more than 30 years since the one dollar note was replaced by the one dollar coin and over 48 years since the inception of decimal currency. The advent of polymer notes has assisted in making the old paper notes a highly collectible commodity…

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Special Banknote Serial Numbers

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One of the most enjoyable aspects of collecting banknotes is the hunt for those serial numbers that are unique, special and in some cases highly sought after by collectors. Finding the right one can add a vast amount of worth to your banknote portfolio. Banknote serial numbers do have unique serial numbers in each country.  Some serial numbers are far more interesting, hard to find and therefore certainly worth collecting. Here are some examples of what you should be looking for. Small numbers : 000003, 000008, 0000033, 0000088, etc The lower to ‘0’ the better. Solid numbers : 000001, 333333, 888888, 1000000, etc. Chinese Lucky numbers : 000328, 328328, 000168, 168168,  300000, 800000,…

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Where Noteworthy Collectibles Began.

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When I was a youngster growing up in semi-rural Australia in the late 60’s I was privileged to enjoy a relatively serene country lifestyle, surrounded by forests, fields and meandering creeks. Nothing was overly complicated on our 5 acre lot, we grew potatoes in the Winter, hay in the Summer and our 2 resident cows, named Raspberry and Strawberry, both lived long, fat, indulgent lives as an integral part of our family. No one ever had the heart to send them to the local market and they eventually succumbed to the rigours of old age and a visit from the…

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