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Guatemala, Banco Nacional, 1 peso, no date (1874), serial 66018, very rare, PMG VF 25 ("top pop").

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Paper Money - World Currency Start Price:5,000.00 USD Estimated At:6,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD
Guatemala, Banco Nacional, 1 peso, no date (1874), serial 66018, very rare, PMG VF 25 ( top pop ).
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Guatemala, Banco Nacional, 1 peso, no date (1874), serial 66018, very rare, PMG VF 25 ("top pop"). SCWPM-S167. Early Banco Nacional note printed by the Columbian Bank Note Company of Washington D.C. with a design featuring the twin portraits of Guatemalan presidents J. Rufino Barrios at left and J.M. Samayoa at right, flanked by two allegorical female vignettes; the reverse is an intricate arrangement of denominators plus a large red Banco Nacional seal at right. Unobtrusive circulation with bold inking and decent paper quality, two small hinges on reverse from mounting (as noted on the PMG label). Very rare note and a type with few auction appearances, tied with one other for finest known in the PMG census. Pedigreed to the Odis H. Clark Jr. Collection and plated in his reference work Paper Money of Guatemala (1971), then subsequently sold in Almanzar's auction 31 of May 25, 1982, lot 3025. PMG #8067687-003.