Banknote Index


Country Portuguese Guinea
Authority Banco Nacional Ultramarino - Bolama branch
Currency Mil Real
Denomination 1
Issue Start Date 1909
This Notes Issue Date 01/03/1909
Set/Series Name Portuguese Guinea 1909 Issue
Number of Items in Set 6
Item Set Number 1
Set Details 1000, 2500, 5000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 Mil Reis
Type Normal
Material Paper
Width in mm 134
Height in mm 81
Signatures António Teixeira de Sousa - Manuel Carlos de Freitas Alzina
Comments Vasco da Gama on all notes from 2500 Mil Reis upwards.

All printed by BWC

First appearance of this note in Numisma Leiloes Lisbon Portugal 4/3/1989 sale (Lot 327) where it achieved Esc 20,000 + 11.7% or Esc 23,400. This corresponds to approx A$ 170. The current holder of this item purchased the note on Ebay several years ago from a SE Asian dealer.
Source Paul Neumann
BNI Banknote Id 77298

Catalog & Valuation Details

SourceCatalog # / ReferenceValueDate of ValueComments
12th Ed SCWPM General Issues P-0001 $750.00 2010 XF 
Portuguese Guinea, 1 Mil Real, P1