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December 9, 2012, 12:00 PM EST | Freeville, NY, US    Live Auction

Lot 2196: 4 Pc. Antique FOREIGN CURRENCY Japan Hansatsu Argentina Peso Bills Money German Pfennig (152 views)

4 Pc. Antique FOREIGN CURRENCY Japan Hansatsu Argentina Peso Bills Money German Pfennig
Estimate: $70 - $200
Details: Four pieces of antique, foreign paper money are in this lot. Two are hansatsu, Japanese Edo-era currency dating from the mid-19th century. They are 6-5/8" long and 2-5/8" wide.

Also included is a signed one peso note from Argentina dated May 1856. It is printed on only one side, and measures 3-1/2" x 3-1/4".

A German 50 pfennig note completes this lot. Printed in three colors, it dates from 1917. It has been torn in half, but originally measured 3.25" x 2".

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Condition / Notes: The peso is faded and has been folded but is otherwise intact, and the pfennig note has been torn in half. All four items show their age, but are otherwise in relatively good condition.

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Lot 2196: 4 Pc. Antique FOREIGN CURRENCY Japan Hansatsu Argentina Peso Bills Money German Pfennig
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December 9, 2012, 12:00 PM EST