Banknote Index


Country German East Africa
Authority Deutsch-Ostafrikanische Bank
Currency Rupee
Denomination 5
Issue Start Date 1905
Issue End Date 1912
This Notes Issue Date 15/06/1905
Set Details One of 5 denominations issued for German East Africa.
Type Normal
Material Paper
Description Front Two lions.
Description Back The reverse is a multi-coloured patterned design with bank title and denomination featured among the patterns.
Comments These are among the rarest notes ever issued. German East African notes in regular colour format with images were printed in tiny numbers. Much more common are the crude black & white ones
Source Anton van Niekerk
BNI Banknote Id 83040

Catalog & Valuation Details

SourceCatalog # / ReferenceValueDate of ValueComments
12th Ed SCWPM General Issues P-0001 $200.00 2008 XF 
German East Africa, 5 Rupee, P1