Banknote Index


Country Macau
Authority Banco Nacional Ultramarino
Currency Pataca
Denomination 10
Issue Start Date 1944
Issue End Date 1944
This Notes Issue Date 05/02/1944
Set/Series Name Macau 1944 Issue
Number of Items in Set 6
Item Set Number 2
Set Details 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 500 Patacas
Type Normal
Material Paper
Width in mm 134
Height in mm 77
Signatures Carlos Eugenio de Vasconcelos -
Description Front Coat-of-Arms & BNU steamship seal
Comments This is the only BNU issue with vertical format for reverse design.

Printed by Sin Chon & Cia

Emergency printing due to impossibility of gaining new currency supplies from Portugal due to WW2.

This note has been deemed a "contemporary counterfeit" by PMG.
Source Paul Neumann
BNI Banknote Id 77322

Catalog & Valuation Details

SourceCatalog # / ReferenceValueDate of ValueComments
12th Ed SCWPM General Issues P-0023 $550.00 2008 $550 UNC, $150 VF, $25 VG 
Macau, 10 Pataca, P23