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Banknotes of New Zealand and Oceania

This page has banknotes and paper money for sale from Oceania and the Pacific Ocean region, including :
Antarctica (1)
Chatham Islands - New Zealand (3), Cook Islands (2)
Fiji (15), French Pacific Territories (3)
New Caledonia/Noumea (6), New Hebrides/Vanuatu (6)
New Zealand (51) :
- New Zealand special issues (0)
Papua New Guinea (26)
Samoa (7), Solomon Islands (11)
Tahiti (1), Tonga (8)

More banknotes are being added regularly.

Reference numbers
Reference numbers in brackets (Pick 24) refer to the catalogue numbers in the world paper money catalogue by Albert Pick, published by Krause Publications.

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Antarctica

Antarctica 1 dollar 1996 both 460 one Antarctican dollar, 1996, first year of issue, low serial number A1585, blue and brown obverse with antarctic scene, blue and black reverse with antarctic scene, optical device at reverse top left corner, issued by the Antarctica Overseas Exchange Office Ltd, Custer WA, crisp flat uncirculated $24.50

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Chatham Islands - New Zealand

Chatham 8 dollars both eight dollars, 2001, 3rd issue, black, mauve and yellow obverse with Chatham Islands Taiko bird at right. Reverse multicolour with sculpted figures at sunrise, uncirculated $17.50

Chatham 10 dollars 2001 ten dollars, 2001, 3rd issue, black, multicolour and yellow obverse with Chatham Islands Taiko bird at right. Reverse multicolour with Abe Jacobs, world champion wrestler, uncirculated $19.50

Chatham 15 dollars fifteen dollars, 2001, 3rd issue, black, blue, pink and yellow obverse with Chatham Islands Taiko bird at right. Reverse multicolour with Short Sunderland flying boat, uncirculated $29.50

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Cook Islands

Cook Islands 3 dollars 1992 Pick 3 three dollars, 1992 (Pick 3), deep green and blue on multicolour both sides, obverse with Ina and the shark at left, reverse (shown here) with native canoe. This is the issue superscribed with '6th Festival of Pacific Arts, Rarotonga Cook Islands October 1992', well-used but intact and quite collectable, very good $6.50

Cook Islands 20 dollars 1992 Pick 9 20 dollars, 1992 (Pick 9), low serials AAA 072699, green and orange-red on multicolour both sides, worshippers at church on obverse, two islanders with a canoe on reverse,well-used but intact and quite collectable, very good $29.50

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Fiji

Fiji 5 shillings 1951 Pick 37 five shillings, 1951 (Pick 37k), blue on blue and brown underprint with King George VI at right, reverse brown with Government of Fiji, signatures Taylor, Donovan and Smith. Well used but intact and quite collectable, very good $22.50

Fiji one pound 1964 Pick 53f one pound, 20th January 1964 (Pick 53f), signatures Ritchie, Griffiths and Cruickshank, green on yellow and blue underprint with Queen Elizabeth II at right, reverse green with Government of Fiji, very light usage only, very rare as such, extremely fine $545.00

Fiji 2 dollars 1971 Pick 66 two dollars, 1971 (Pick 66a), mostly green both sides, Queen Elizabeth on obverse at right, well-used but all intact and quite collectable, very good $6.50

Fiji 1 dollar 1983 Pick 81 one dollar, 1983 (Pick 81), signatures Bares and Siwatibau, grey and pastel multicolour both sides, Queen on obverse, open air market on reverse, fine OUT OF STOCK

Fiji 5 dollars 1896 Pick 83 5 dollars, 1986 (Pick 83) Bares Siratibon signatures, red and orange on multicolour, Queen on obverse, fishermen with net on reverse, good very fine $16.90

Fiji ten dollars 1986 Pick 84 10 dollars, 1986 (Pick 84) Bares Siratibon signatures, Maroon and violet on cream, Queen on obverse, traditional dancers on reverse, very good $9.20

Fiji 1 dollar 1986 Pick 86 one dollar, 1987 (Pick 86), signature Siwatibau, grey and multicolour both sides, similar to Pick 81 above but with slightly different design for Queen and different banking authority, same reverse with open air market, good very fine $3.90

one dollar, 1987 (Pick 86), signature Siwatibau, as above, well-used, very good $1.80

Fiji 2 dollars 1988 Pick 87 two dollars, 1988 (Pick 87), signature Siwatibau, green and multicolour both sides, Queen on obverse, sugar cane harvest on reverse, very fine $3.30

two dollars, 1988 (Pick 87), as above, pressed but professionally so and looks very clean and crisp, good fine $2.80

Fiji 1 dollar 1993 Pick 89 one dollar, 1993 (Pick 89), same as Pick 86 above but with signature Kuabuabola and different serial font, light crinkling only, almost uncirculated, good extremely fine $5.50

Fiji 5 dollars 1995 Pick 97 five dollars, 1995 (Pick 97), brown and green with multicolour, Queen Elizabth II on obverse, international airport on reverse, very fine $8.90

Fiji 2 dollars 2002 (Pick 104) 2 dollars 2002 (Pick 104) green on multicolour, Queen Elizabeth II at right, reverse with culturally diverse group of five, ascending serials, crisp flat uncirculated $2.70 Consecutive numbers available

Fiji 2 dollars 2011 (Pick 109b) 2 dollars, 2011 (Pick 109b) green, dark green and black, Queen Elizabeth II at right, reverse multicolour with group of seven very happy children, crisp flat uncirculated $2.40 Consecutive numbers available

Fiji 50 dollars 2012 Pick 113 50 dollars, 2012/13 (Pick 113), red and green on bright orange and multicolour, Tagimoucia flowers at centre right, reverse with traditional village scene, crisp flat uncirculated $47.50 Consecutive numbers available

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French Pacific Territories

French Pacific 500 francs 1992 Pick 1 500 francs, 1992 (Pick 1b), serial 37029677, three signatures, with security thread, blue, brown and multicolour both sides, obverse featuring dugout canoe at centre and fisherman at right, reverse with man at left, shells and and rock formation. Perfect, as issued, rare as such, crisp flat uncirculated $37.50

500 francs, 1992 (Pick 1b), serial 29638296, three signatures, with security thread, blue, brown and multicolour both sides, as above but with different signatures, just the lightest corner bends, else as issued, almost uncirculated $29.50

French Pacific Territories 1000 francs 2014 1000 francs, 2014, brown, tan and yellow with sting ray at centre and sea turtle at right, reverse with birds, crisp flat uncirculated $19.50

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New Caledonia/Noumea

Noumea 20 francs 1963 Pick 50c 20 francs, 1963 (Pick 50c), multicolour featuring youth at left, flute player at right, reverse multicolour featuring woman at right and overprint NOUMEA, fine OUT OF STOCK

New Caledonia 50 centimes 1942 Pick 51 50 centimes, 1942 (Pick 51a), black and dark green on buff coloured paper both sides. obverse with industrial scene, reverse with patriarchal cross and deer's head, well used with light staining, almost fine $4.90

50 centimes, 1942 (Pick 51a), as above, well used, very good $2.90

New Caledonia 20 francs1943  Pick 57 20 francs, 1943 (Pick 57a), black and red on buff coloured paper both sides. obverse with industrial scene, reverse with patriarchal cross and deer's head, very well used with light stain at lower left corner and heavy centre fold, almost fine, rare, very good $29.50

New Caledonia 500 francs 1969 Pick 60 500 francs, 1969-92 (Pick 60c), signature combination 3, blue, brown and multicolour both sides, obverse featuring dugout canoe at centre and fisherman at right, reverse with man, shells and and rock formation and overprint NOUMEA. A bit crinkly but clean and intact with good edges, 3 small pin holes barely noticeable, very good $32.50

New Caledonia 1000 francs 1971 Pick 64 1000 francs, 1971 (Pick 64a), rare signature combination 1, bright multicolour both sides, obverse featuring hut at left and woman with flowers in her hair at right, reverse with animals, birds and native hut. Crisp and clean and appears very fine or better but has 2 tiny staple holes, hence grades strictly as: fine $72.50

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New Hebrides/Vanuatu

New Hebs 500 francs Pick 19 500 francs, 1970s (Pick 19), the unlisted signature combination - Billecart and Theron), multicolour with blues dominant featuring dugout canoe with sail at centre and fisherman at right, reverse mauve and multicolour featuring man at left and rock island at centre, very thin paper with wavy shape, as usual, crisp and as issued, uncirculated $195.00 Consecutive numbers available

New Hebs 500 francs 1970 Pick 19 500 francs, 1970 (Pick 19a), signature 1, as above, light discoloration and one line of light foxing, but quite collectable, very good $32.50

New Hebs 1000 francs Pick 20 1000 francs, 1970s (Pick 20), unlisted signature combination - Billecart and Theron, multicolour with orange dominant featuring traditional village hut at centre and girl at right, reverse orange and multicolour featuring Kagu bird, deer and buildings, very thin paper with wavy shape, as usual, crisp as issued, uncirculated $255.00 Consecutive numbers available

Vanuatu 500 vatu 1982 Pick 2 500 vatu, 1982 (Pick 2), signature 1, first issue, serials AA122077, light red on multicolour featuring arms with melanesian chief, reverse light red and multicolour featuring three carvings at left and two men beating log drums, just two very light vertical folds, hard to find this good, good extremely fine $19.50

Vanuatu 1000 vatu 1982 Pick 3 1000 vatu, 1982 (Pick 3), signature 1, first issue, serials AA612656, black on multicolour featuring arms with melanesian chief, reverse black on light green and multicolour featuring three carvings at left and three men in an outrigger sail boat, just a few light crinkles and folds, good very fine $17.50

Vanuatu 200 vatu polymer 2014 200 vatu, 2014 (Pick new) polymer note, serials AA, light red-brown on green and blue featuring arms with melanesian chief, transparent security window in shape of a shell, reverse light red and multicolour featuring traditional family group, crisp flat uncirculated $4.50

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New Zealand

New Zealand 10 shillings 1967 Pick 158 10 shillings, 1956-67 (Pick 158d), brown on multicolour underprint with Captain James Cook at right, reverse brown with kiwi at left, Fleming signature, with security thread, very rare in perfect condition, crisp flat uncirculated $119.00

10 shillings, 1967 (Pick 158d), Fleming signature, as above, used but quite collectable, almost fine $12.90

10 shillings, 1967 (Pick 158d), Fleming signature, as above, ver-well used with much crinkling and discoloration, fair condition $4.90

New Zealand one pound 1955 Pick 159 215 one pound, 1955 (Pick 159b), purple on multicolour underprint with Captain James Cook at right, reverse purple with sailing ship at left, Wilson signature, used but quite collectable, very small tear at top, else, good fine $62.50

one pound, 1956 (Pick 159c), as above, Fleming signature, without security thread, quite rare in top grades, crisp flat uncirculated $315.00

one pound, 1956 (Pick 159c), as above, Fleming signature, without security thread, well-used with some fraying along top edge, otherwise intact and still collectable good $7.90

one pound, 1967 (Pick 159d), as above, Fleming signature, with security thread, heavy vertical folds, else clean, crisp and collectable good fine $17.50

one pound, 1967 (Pick 159d), as above, Fleming signature, with security thread, well-used but clean and crisp, almost fine $13.50

one pound, 1967 (Pick 159d), as above, vertical folds and some crinkling, but all intact and still quite presentable, very good $9.90

New Zealand one dollar 1967 Pick 163 205 one dollar, 1967 (Pick 163a), brown on multicolour underprint with Queen at right, reverse brown and green with pied fantail, signature R N Fleming, crisp flat uncirculated $92.50 Consecutive numbers available

one dollar, 1967 (Pick 163a), as above, signature R N Fleming, clean and undamaged, light usage only, good very fine $32.50

one dollar, 1967 (Pick 163a), as above, signature R N Fleming, used with two small pin holes, but quite clean and presentable, almost fine $9.20

one dollar, 1968 (Pick 163b), as above, signature D L Wilks, light crinkling, some discoloration and small inked numbers on the reverse, else quite presentable, very good $4.50

one dollar, 1968 (Pick 163c), as above, signature R L Knight, well-used, uncleaned, very good $2.00

New Zealand one dollar 1977 STAR Pick 163 210 One dollar STAR NOTE, 1975 (Pick 163cS), Knight signature, Brown, Queen on obverse, fantail bird on reverse, Serial Y91, crisp flat uncirculated $49.50 Consecutive numbers available

One dollar STAR NOTE, 1977 (Pick 163dS), Hardie signature, as above, Serial Y92, crisp flat uncirculated $47.90 Consecutive numbers available

New Zealand 2 dollars 1967 Pick 164 Two dollars, 1967 (Pick 164a), Fleming signature, purple on cream with Queen on obverse, rifleman bird on reverse, serial OB9 948917, now quite rare in CFU, uncirculated $122.50

Two dollars, 1967 (Pick 164a), Fleming signature, as above, very fine $38.50

Two dollars, 1967 (Pick 164a), Fleming signature, as above, fine $19.50

Two dollars, 1967 (Pick 164a), Fleming signature, as above, used but quite clean and collectable, very good $12.50

Two dollars, 1968 (Pick 164b), Wilks signature, as above, extremely fine $37.50

Two dollars, 1968 (Pick 164b), Wilkes signature, as above, fine $11.20

Two dollars, 1975 (Pick 164c), Knight signature, as above, centre fold and a diagonal crease, good extremely fine $25.50

New Zealand 2 dollars 1977 STAR Pick 164 Two dollars STAR NOTE, 1975 (Pick 164cS), same design as the above, Knight signature, as issued crisp flat uncirculated $89.50

Two dollars STAR NOTE, 1977 (Pick 164dS), as above, Hardie signature, as issued crisp flat uncirculated $79.50 Consecutive numbers available

New Zealand 5 dollars STAR 1977 Pick 165 Five dollars STAR NOTE, 1977 (Pick 165d), Hardie signature, orange on multicolour underprint, Queen Elizabeth II at right, reverse orange and multicolour with plants and tui (native bird), crisp flat uncirculated $115.50 Consecutive numbers available

Five dollars Star note, 1977 (Pick 165d), Hardie signature, as above, light ink mark near right obverse margin, else CFU almost uncirculated $59.50

Five dollars Star note, 1977 (Pick 165b) as above, Wilks signature, well-used but clean, intact and quite collectable, rare in any grade very good $39.50

New Zealand 10 dollars 1977 STAR Pick 166 Ten dollars STAR note, 1977 (Pick 166d), Hardie signature, blue colours with Queen Elizabeth II at right, reverse blues and multicolour with mountain lily and kea (native bird), aUnc with light fold and two light teller flicks only, rare this condition, virtually uncirculated $385.00

New Zealand 20 dollars 1968 Pick 167 20 dollars, 1968 (Pick 167b), Wilks signature, green on multicolour underprint, Queen Elizabeth II at right, reverse green and multicolour with plants and native pigeon, very small nick on top edge, else quite clean and highly collectable, fine $55.00

New Zealand one dollar 1985 Pick 169 One dollar, 1985-89 (Pick 169b), Russell signature, serial ALP 531082, new design but retaining brown and orange on multicolour underprint, Queen Elizabeth II at right, reverse orange and multicolour with plants and tui, crisp flat uncirculated $11.50

One dollar, 1985-89 (Pick 169b), Russell signature, as above, about fine $4.90

One dollar, 1985-89 (Pick 169b), Russell signature, as above, very good $3.40

New Zealand 2 dollars 1985 Pick 170 210 Two dollars, 1985-89 (Pick 170b), Russell signature, serial EMG 939201, new design but retaining purple on cream with Queen on obverse, rifleman bird on reverse, crisp flat uncirculated $19.50

Two dollars, 1985-89 (Pick 170b), as above, well-used, very good $5.70

New Zealand 5 dollars 1981 Pick 171 Five dollars, 1981 (Pick 171a), Hardie signature, very low serial number JAA 00076x, new design but retaining orange on multicolour underprint, Queen Elizabeth II at right, reverse orange and multicolour with plants and tui, crisp flat uncirculated $42.50 Consecutive numbers available

Five dollars, 1981 (Pick 171a), Hardie signature, as above, serial JAC 183047, almost uncirculated, good extremely fine $22.50

Five dollars, 1985 (Pick 171b), as above, Russell signature, second prefix, serial JDS 000231, crisp flat uncirculated $38.50

Five dollars, 1985 (Pick 171b), as above, Russell signature, second prefix, almost fine $9.50

Five dollars, 1989 (Pick 171c), as above, signature D T Brash, about fine $10.90

Five dollars, 1989 (Pick 171c), as above, signature D T Brash, very good $7.50

New Zealand 10 dollars 1981 Pick 172 Ten dollars, 1985-89 (Pick 172a), Hardie signature, first prefix NGG 481479, new design but retaining blue colours with Queen Elizabeth II at right, reverse blues and multicolour with mountain lily and kea (native bird), light discoloration from leather wallet, else about fine $19.90

Ten dollars, 1985-89 (Pick 172b), as above, Russell signature, first prefix NJR 000747, new design but retaining blue colours with Queen Elizabeth II at right, reverse blues and multicolour with mountain lily and kea (native bird), crisp flat uncirculated $52.50

Ten dollars, 1985-89 (Pick 172b), as above, Russell signature, about fine $16.90

New Zealand 20 dollars 1985 Pick 173 Twenty dollars, 1985-89 (Pick 173b), Russell signature, first prefix TCT 000454, new design but retaining green on multicolour underprint, Queen Elizabeth II at right, reverse green and multicolour with plants and native pigeon, very small corner fold barely noticeable, rare this good, uncirculated $97.50

New Zealand 5 dollars 1992 Pick 177 Five dollars polymer note, 1992 (Pick 177), Brash signature, scarce AA 99 00 serials, brown and orange on multicolour, Mount Everest at left, Sir Edmund Hilary at right, reverse orange and multicolour with penguin, crisp flat uncirculated $28.50

New Zealand 100 dollars 1992 Pick 181 100 dollars paper note, 1992 (Pick 181), Brash signature, serial AG319904, red, brown and orange on multicolour, Lord Ruherford of Nelson at centre, reverse red, brown and yellow with mohua, crinkly surface feel along the metal foil as always, but strictly uncirculated, crisp flat uncirculated $225.00

New Zealand 50 dollars 2012 Pick 188 50 dollars, 2012 (Pick 188), polymer note, purple and multicolour with Sir Apirana Ngata at centre and Maori meeting house at left. Reverse with Kokako bird at right. Signature Alan Bollard, very light centre fold barely visible, virtually uncirculated $68.50

50 dollars, 2014 (Pick 188), polymer note, as above. Signature Graeme Wheeler, as issued, crisp flat uncirculated $68.50

50 dollars, 2014 (Pick 188), polymer note, as above. Signature Graeme Wheeler, almost uncirculated $62.50

New Zealand 100 dollars 1999 Pick 189 100 dollars polymer note, 1999 (Pick 189), D T Brash signature, red, brown and orange on multicolour, Lord Rutherford of Nelson at centre, reverse red, brown and yellow with mohua, crisp flat uncirculated OUT OF STOCK

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Papua New Guinea

PNG five kina 1975 Pick 2 5 kina, 1975 (Pick 2), paper, signature 1, purple and multicolour with stylised bird of paradise, reverse purple and multicolour with mask, necklaces and other artefacts, low serial number HAA 122747, used about fine $7.90

PNG 10 kina 1975 Pick 3 ten kina, 1975 (Pick 3), paper, signature 1, blue and multicolour with stylised bird of paradise, reverse black and blue with bowl, ring and other artefacts, crisp flat uncirculated $227.50

PNG 20 kina 1977 Pick 4 with serial 450 20 kina, 1977 (Pick 4), paper note, first note issued, serial SAA 00000, signature 1, red and brown on multicolour with stylised bird of paradise, reverse red and brown with boar's head at right and shell necklaces, as issued, unique, crisp flat uncirculated $1875.00

PNG 20 kina 1977 Pick 4 20 kina, 1977 (Pick 4), paper note, signature 1, as above, low serial number SAA 137065, light signs of usage only, looks almost uncirculated with full body and crispness, but strictly, good extremely fine $249.00

PNG 2 dollars 1981 Pick 5 2 kina, 1981 (Pick 5), paper note, signature 3, green and yellow with stylised bird of paradise, reverse green and grey with artefacts, extremely fine $7.90

PNG 2 kina 1991 Pick 12 2 kina, 1991 (Pick 12), polymer note, commemorative issue - 9th South Pacific Games, signature 3, green and yellow with stylised bird of paradise, reverse green and grey with artefacts, crisp flat uncirculated $7.50 Consecutive numbers available

PNG 10 kina 1988 (Pick 9) 10 kina 1988 (Pick 9e) paper, signature 8, blue and green on multicolour with stylised bird of paradise, reverse black and blue with bowl, ring and other artefacts, as issued, crisp flat uncirculated $9.50

PNG 5 kina 1992 Pick 13b five kina, 1992 (Pick 13b), paper, similar design to Pick 2, signature 7, rare, crisp flat uncirculated $39.50 Consecutive numbers available

five kina, 1992 (Pick 13b), signature 7, as above, good fine $9.50

PNG 2 kina 1995 Pick 15 2 kina, 1995 (Pick 15), polymer note, 20th anniversary of independence, signature 5, green and yellow with stylised bird of paradise, reverse green and grey with artefacts, crisp flat uncirculated $7.70 Consecutive numbers available

PNG 2 kina 1996 Pick 16 2 kina, 1996 regular issue (Pick 16b), polymer plastic, signature 7, green and yellow with stylised bird of paradise, reverse green and grey with artefacts, crisp flat uncirculated $6.50 crisp flat uncirculated $6.20

2 kina, 1996 (Pick 16c), as above, signature 10, crisp flat uncirculated $5.00 Consecutive numbers available

PNG 50 kina 1999 Pick 18a 50 kina, 2002 (Pick 18a), polymer note, signature 9, black and red on orange and multicolour with national parliament building at centre, reverse multicolour on yellow background with Michael Somare at centre, crisp flat uncirculated $96.00 Consecutive numbers available

50 kina, 2002 (Pick 18b), polymer note, signature 10, as above, crisp flat uncirculated $79.90 Consecutive numbers available

PNG 10 kina 2000 Pick 23 ten kina, 2000 (Pick 23), polymer plastic, serial AM 00034184, 25th anniversary of independence, signature 10, blue and multicolour with stylised bird of paradise, reverse black and blue with bowl, ring and other artefacts, crisp flat uncirculated OUT OF STOCK

PNG 20 kina 2000 Pick 24 20 kina, 1995 (Pick 24), paper note, serial AF 00040095, 25th anniversary of independence, signature 10, red and brown on multicolour with stylised bird of paradise, reverse red and brown with boar's head at right, crisp flat uncirculated $27.50

PNG 10 kina 2000 Pick 26 ten kina, 2000 (Pick 26), polymer plastic, signature 10, blue and multicolour with stylised bird of paradise, reverse black and blue with bowl, ring and other artefacts. crisp flat uncirculated $22.50 Consecutive numbers available

PNG 20 kina 2002 Pick 10 20 kina, 2002 (Pick 10), polymer note, same design as Pick 4, segmented foil thread at left, serial CC02 1002XX, signature combination 10, crisp flat uncirculated $27.50 Consecutive numbers available

PNG 5 kina 2003 5 kina, 2003 commemorative paper issue with shield at lower right showing 1973 and 2003. Else similar both sides to Pick 13, serials LWK03 00096XX, quite rare crisp flat uncirculated $95.00 Consecutive numbers available

PNG 20 kina 2004 Pick 27 20 kina, 2004 (Pick 27), polymer note, 30th anniversary of Bank of New Guinea, signature 10, red and brown on multicolour with stylised bird of paradise, reverse red and brown with boar's head at right, crisp flat uncirculated $32.50

PNG 2 kina 2008 Pick 28 2 kina, 2008 (Pick 28), polymer note, celebrating 35 years of the bank of PNG, green and yellow with ornate building at centre, reverse green, grey and yellow with artefacts, crisp flat uncirculated $3.90

PNG 50 kina 2008 AA Pick 32 50 kina, 2008 (Pick 32), polymer note, serials AA 08 00059x, brown and red on orange and multicolour with national parliament building at centre, reverse multicolour on yellow background with Michael Somare at centre, crisp flat uncirculated $62.50 Consecutive numbers available

PNG 20 kina 2006 Pick 36 20 kina, 2008 (Pick 36), limited issue paper note, commemorates the 35th anniversary of the Bank of Papua New Guinea. Low serial BPNG 0000108, maroon and brown on multicolour with national parliament building at centre and stylised bird of paradise at upper left, 35th anniversary overprint at lower left, reverse brown and multicolour with boar's head at right, crisp flat uncirculated $48.50

20 kina, 2008 (Pick 36), as above, limited issue paper note, commemorates the 35th anniversary of the Bank of Papua New Guinea. ordinary serial BPNG 5767864, uncirculated $8.50

PNG 100 Kina 2008 35th Pick 37 100 kina, 2008 (Pick 37), limited issue paper note, commemorates the 35th anniversary of the Bank of Papua New Guinea. Low serial BPNG 0000108, black and orange-brown on multicolour with national parliament building at centre and stylised bird of paradise at upper left, 35th anniversary overprint at lower left, reverse green and multicolour with components of the PNG economy. Incorporates OPTIKS security panel and unltraviolet fluorescence, crisp flat uncirculated $137.50

PNG 2008 folder commemorative folder with both above notes with matching serials : 20 kina and 100 kina, 2008 (Pick 36, 37), commemorating the 35th anniversary of the Bank of Papua New Guinea. Low serial numbers BPNG 0000108, crisp flat uncirculated $179.50

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Samoa

Samoa 2 tala 1967 Pick 17 2 tala, 1967 (Pick 17a), signature 1, blue on multicolour with arms at centre, palm trees and setting sun at left and right, reverse dark blue with native pavilion, islands and palm trees, well-used but no serious flaws, good $5.20

Samoa 50 tala 1990 Pick 29 50 tala, 1967 (Pick 29), green on multicolour underprint, former home of Robert Louis Stevenson, now Head of State's residence at centre, M Tanumafili II at right, reverse green and multicolour with man performing traditional knife dance, crisp flat uncirculated $59.50

Samoa 100 tala 1990 Pick 30 100 tala, 1990 (Pick 30), violet and green on multicolour underprint, flag and parliament building at centre, M Tanumafili II at right, reverse violet and multicolour with harvest scene, crisp flat uncirculated $99.50

Samoa 2 tala 1990 Pick 31 2 tala, 1990 (Pick 31), prefix AAH, brown, blue and purple on multicolour with traditional village at centre, M Tanumafili II at right, reverse multicolour with outdoor family gathering, crisp flat uncirculated $3.90

Samoa 5 tala 2002 Pick 33 5 tala, 2002 (Pick 33), CBS security thread, burgundy on multicolour underprint, star and flag at left, boy writing in a book at right, reverse red and multicolour with harbour city at centre left, rare, crisp flat uncirculated $22.50

Samoa 10 tala 2002 Pick 34 10 tala, 2002 (Pick 34), CBS thread, signature x1, dark brown and purple on multicolour underprint, star and flag at left, banana harvest at right, reverse red and multicolour with tropical surf beach at centre left, rare crisp flat uncirculated $44.50 Consecutive numbers available

Samoa 20 tala 2002 Pick 35 20 tala, 2002 (Pick 35), plain thread, signature x1, brown and orange-brown on multicolour underprint, star and flag at left, net fishing at right, reverse orange and multicolour with domed building at centre left, crisp flat uncirculated $26.50 Consecutive numbers available

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Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands 2 dollars Pick 5 two dollars, 1977 (Pick 5), signature combination 1, serial A/I 944558, green on multicolour with a young Queen Elizabeth II at right, reverse green with native fishermen, circulated but collectable, very good $1.90

Solomon Islands 2 dollars 1986 Pick 13 two dollars, 1986 (Pick 13), signature combination 5, even serials, green on multicolour with coat of arms at right, reverse green with native fishermen, circulated but collectable, very good $2.00

Solomon Islands 5 dollars 1986 Pick 14 5 dollars, 1986 (Pick 14), signature combination 5, even serials, dark blue and purple on multicolour with coat of arms at right, reverse blue with longboats and hut, crisp flat uncirculated $7.90 Consecutive numbers available

Solomon Islands 10 dollars 1986 Pick 15 10 dollars, 1986 (Pick 15), signature combination 5, even serials, burgundy and purple on multicolour with coat of arms at right, reverse deep red with woman weaving, crisp flat uncirculated $17.50 Consecutive numbers available

Solomon Islands 20 dollars 1986 Pick 16 20 dollars, 1986 (Pick 16), signature combination 5, even serials, brown and deep orange on multicolour with coat of arms at right, reverse brown with traditional warriors, crisp flat uncirculated $33.50

Solomon Islands 50 dollars 1986 Pick 17 50 dollars, 1986 (Pick 17), signature combination 5, even serials, blue-green and purple on multicolour with coat of arms at right, reverse green with native flora and fauna, crisp flat uncirculated $75.00 Consecutive numbers available

Solomon Islands 2 dollars 2001 Pick 23 two dollars, 2001 (Pick 23), polymer plastic, signature combination 7, even serials, black horizontal and red vertical, commemorating CBSI silver jubilee, green on multicolour with coat of arms at right, reverse green with native fishermen, hard to find, crisp flat uncirculated $3.90 Consecutive numbers available

Solomon Islands 2 dollars 2004 Pick 25 two dollars, 2004 (Pick 25), ascending serials, horizontal black at left and vertical red at right, dark and light green on multicolour with flag at left and coat of arms at right, reverse green with native fishermen, crisp flat uncirculated $5.70

Solomon Islands 10 dollars 2006 (Pick 27) 10 dollars, 2006 (Pick 27) signature combination 8, ascending serials, burgundy and purple on multicolour with coat of arms at right, reverse deep purple-red with woman weaving crisp flat uncirculated $6.50

Solomon Islands 20 dollars 2006 Pick 28 20 dollars, 2006 (Pick 28), ascending serials, horizontal black at left and vertical red at right, brown on multicolour with flag at left and coat of arms at right, reverse browns with traditional warriors, only one available, crisp flat uncirculated $21.50

Solomon Islands 100 dollars 2006 Pick 30 100 dollars, 2006 (Pick 30), ascending serials, horizontal black at left and vertical red at right, ochre and red on multicolour with flag at left and coat of arms at right, reverse same colours with man shelling coconuts, only one available, crisp flat uncirculated $89.50

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Tahiti

Tahiti 500 francs 1985 Pick 25 500 francs, 1985 (Pick 25d), signature 5, multicolour featuring dugout canoe with sail at centre and fisherman at right, reverse mauve and multicolour featuring man at left and rock island at centre with overprint PAPEETE, exceptionally good condition and rare this good, good very fine $35.50

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Tonga

Tonga 2 pa anga 1981 Pick 20 two pa'anga, September 1981 (Pick 20c), black and red with coat of arms at left and King Taufa'ahau at right, reverse red and brown, very fine OUT OF STOCK

Tonga 5 pa anga 1981 Pick 21 five pa'anga, November 1981 (Pick 21c), black and purple with coat of arms at left and King Taufa'ahau at right, reverse purple and green, very fine OUT OF STOCK

Tonga 10 pa anga 1982 Pick 22 ten pa'anga, January 1982 (Pick 22c), black and blue with coat of arms at left and King Taufa'ahau at right, reverse blue and brown, very fine OUT OF STOCK

Tonga 1 pa anga Pick 25 unc one pa'anga, 1992 (Pick 25), olive-green on pastel multicolour with coat of arms at left and King Taufa'ahau at right, reverse green and blue with tropical island panorama, as issued, crisp flat uncirculated $6.50

Tonga 1 pa anga 1995 Pick 31 one pa'anga, 1995 (Pick 31), shades of green on multicolour with King Taufa'ahau at upper centre right and coat of arms at far right, reverse green and yellow with tropical island panorama, crisp flat uncirculated $8.20

Tonga 2 pa anga 1995 Pick 32 2 pa'anga, 1995 (Pick 32), red and red-brown on multicolour with King Taufa'ahau at upper centre right and coat of arms at far right, reverse red and bluew with women making tapa cloth, crisp flat uncirculated $6.50

Tonga 1 pa anga new 215 one pa'anga, 2008 (Pick 37), shades of green on multicolour with King George Tupou V at centre right, reverse greens with whale, usual small banding mark at top centre, crisp flat uncirculated $2.80 Consecutive numbers available

Tonga 2 pa anga 2008 Pick 38 2 pa'anga, 2008 (Pick 38), shades of reds and browns on multicolour with King George Tupou V at centre right, reverse red with school activities, usual small banding mark at top centre, crisp flat uncirculated $3.90

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