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255 Oceania

Oceania

In general usage, Oceania is the collective name for the islands scattered throughout most of the Pacific Ocean. It has traditionally been divided into four parts: Australasia (Australia and New Zealand), Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. Numismatically, Oceania is the name

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254 Yemen Democratic Republic

Yemen Democratic Republic

The Democratic Republic of Yemen ‎was declared in May 1994. The DRY, with its capital in Aden, was led by President Ali Salim al-Beidh and Prime Minister Haidar Abu Bakr al-Attas and represented a response to the weakening position of

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253 Germany Federal Republic

Germany Federal Republic

West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany or FRG (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland or BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 to German reunification on 3 October 1990. This period is

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252 Montserrat

Montserrat

Montserrat is a British Overseas Territory located in the Caribbean. The island is located in the Leeward Islands, part of the chain of islands known as the Lesser Antilles, in the West Indies. Montserrat measures approximately 16 kilometers (10 miles)

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251 Saint Vincent

Saint Vincent

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is an island country in the Lesser Antilles Island arc, in the southern portion of the Windward Islands, which lie at the southern end of the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea where the latter

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250 Saint Kitts

Saint Kitts

Saint Kitts, formally known as Saint Christopher Island, is an island in the West Indies. The west side of the island borders the Caribbean Sea, and the eastern coast faces the Atlantic Ocean. Saint Kitts and the neighboring island of

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249 Antigua

Antigua

Antigua, also known as Waladli or Wadadli by the native population, is an island in the West Indies, in the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean region, the main island of the country of Antigua and Barbuda. Antigua means “ancient” in

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248 Anguilla

Anguilla

Anguilla is a British overseas territory in the Caribbean. It is one of the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles, lying east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and directly north of Saint Martin. The

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247 Dominica

Dominica

Dominica, officially the Commonwealth of Dominica, is an island nation in the Lesser Antilles region of the Caribbean Sea, south-southeast of Guadeloupe and northwest of Martinique. Its size is 750 square kilometers (290 square miles) and the highest point in

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246 Portuguese Guinea

Portuguese Guinea

Portuguese Guinea (now Guinea-Bissau), a former Portuguese province off the west coast of Africa bounded on the north by Senegal and on the east and southeast by Guinea, had an area of 13,948 square miles (36,125 square kilometers). The capital

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245 Central African Republic

Central African Republic

The Central African Republic, a landlocked country in Central Africa, bounded by Chad on the north, Cameroon on the west, Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo on the south, and the Sudan on the east,

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244 Netherlands New Guinea

Nederlands Nieuw Guinea

Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya, Irian Barat, West Irian, West New Guinea), a province of Indonesia consisting of the western half of the island of New Guinea and adjacent islands, has an area of 159,376 square miles (412,781 square kilometers)

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243 Kampuchea

Kampuchea 2

Democratic Kampuchea, was the name of the Khmer Rouge-controlled state that, between 1976 and 1979, ruled the Southeast Asian country of Cambodia. It was founded when the Khmer Rouge forces defeated the Khmer Republic of Lon Nol. The banknotes where

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242 Rhodesia

Rhodesia

The “Republic of” Rhodesia (never recognized by the British government and was referred to as Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe) located in the east-central part of southern Africa, has an area of 150,804 square miles (390,580 square kilometers.) and a population

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241 Tahiti

Tahiti

Tahiti, the largest island of the central South Pacific French overseas territory of French Polynesia, has an area of 402 square miles (1,042 square kilometers) and a population of 79,024. Papeete on the northwest coast is the capital and administrative

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240 Saint Helena

Saint Helena

The British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, is located about 1,150 miles (1,850 kilometers.) from the west coast of Africa. It has an area of 413 square kilometers and a population of 7,600. The capital city of Saint Helena is

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239 Curaçao

Curacao

The island of Curaçao, the largest of the Netherlands Antilles, is an autonomous part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands located in the Caribbean Sea 40 miles off the coast of Venezuela. It has an area of 173 square miles

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238 New Caledonia

New Caledonia

I was able to acquire this banknote from New Caledonia recently. Noumea is the capital city of the island of New Caledonia. New Caledonia is a group of about 25 islands in the South Pacific, about 750 miles east of

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237 China Republic

China Republic 2

When looking through my collection, I discovered that I categorized these banknotes under China instead of China Republic. The Republic of China was the East Asian state that occupied the present-day territories of China, Mongolia and Taiwan at differing times

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236 Austrian Military

Austria Armed Forces

The Austrian Armed Forces Schilling was introduced after World War II on November 30, 1945 by the Allied Military, who issued paper money (dated 1944) in denominations of 50 Groschen up to 100 Schilling. The exchange rate to the Reichsmark

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235 Portuguese India

Portugese India

Portuguese India fell under Portuguese leadership until 1961, when it was invaded by India, and annexed to India in 1962. Their banknotes circulated from 1882-1961. Finding cheap banknotes from Portuguese India is pretty rare, because most of them are worth

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234 British Guiana

British Guiana

British Guiana originally existed of Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana and parts of Brazil and Venezuela, it was sighted by Columbus in 1498. The first European settlement was made late in the 16th century by the Dutch. For the next 150

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233 New Hebrides

French Noumea

The New Hebrides were discovered by Portuguese navigator Pedro de Quiros in 1606, visited by French explorer Bougainville in 1768, and named by British navigator Capt. James Cook in 1774. Ships of all nations converged on the islands to trade

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232 Montenegro

Montenegro

Montenegro became an independent state in 1355 following the breakup of the Serb empire. During the Turkish invasion of Albania and Herzegovina in the 15th century, the Montenegrins moved their capital to the remote mountain village of Cetinje where they

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231 Samoa

Samoa

The Independent State of Samoa (formerly German Samoa), located in the Pacific Ocean 1,600 miles (2,574 kilometers) northeast of New Zealand, has an area of 1,097 square miles (2,860 square kilometers) and a population of 157,000. The Capital city of

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230 Togo

Togo

Togo, officially the Togolese Republic, is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north. It extends south to the Gulf of Guinea, where its capital Lomé is

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229 Hawaii

Hawaii

Hawaii consists of eight main islands and numerous smaller islands of coral and volcanic origin situated in the central Pacific Ocean 2,400 miles (3,862 kilometers) from San Francisco. The archipelago has an area of 6,471 square miles (16,641 square kilometers)

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228 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa around 274,200 square kilometers (105,900 square miles) in size. It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to

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227 Confederate States of America

Confederate States of America

The Confederate States of America (1861-1865) was a federal republic constituted by the 11 southern states which seceded from the United States after the election of Abraham Lincoln as President. In the order of their secession, the 11 members of

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226 El Salvador

El Salvador

The Republic of El Salvador, a Central American country bordered by Guatemala, Honduras and the Pacific Ocean, has an area of 21,040 square kilometers and a population of 7.07 million. The capital city of El Salvador is San Salvador. This

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225 United States Military

United States Military Payment Certificate

Military payment certificates, or MPC, was a form of currency used to pay U.S. military personnel in certain foreign countries. It was used in one area or another from a few months after the end of World War II until

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224 Mauritania

Mauritania

The Islamic Republic of Mauritania, located in northwest Africa bounded by Spanish Sahara, Mali, Algeria, Senegal and the Atlantic Ocean, has an area of 397,955 square miles (1,030,700 square kilometers) and a population of 2.58 million. The capital city of

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223 Isle of Man

Isle of Man

The Isle of Man, a dependency of the British Crown located in the Irish Sea equidistant from Ireland, Scotland and England, has an area of 572 square kilometers and a population of 76,220. The capital city of Isle of man

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222 Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland

The Republic of Ireland, occupying five-sixths of the island of Ireland located in the Atlantic Ocean west of Great Britain, has an area of 70,280 square kilometers and a population of 4.16 million. The capital city of the Republic of

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221 Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

From 1800 to 1921 Ireland was an integral part of the United Kingdom. The Anglo-Irish treaty of 1921 established the Irish Free State of 26 countries within the Commonwealth of Nations and recognized the partition of Ireland. The six predominantly

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220 Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein

The Principality of Liechtenstein, located in central Europe on the east bank of the Rhine between Austria and Switzerland, has an area of 62 square miles (157 square kilometers) and a population of 33,000. The Capital city of Liechtenstein is

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219 Ottoman Empire

Ottoman Empire

The Ottoman Empire, also historically referred to as the Turkish Empire or Turkey, was a Sunni Islamic state founded by Oghuz Turks under Osman Bey in northwestern Anatolia in 1299. With conquests in the Balkans by Murad I between 1365

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218 Western Samoa

Western Samoa

The Independent State of Western Samoa (formerly German Samoa), located in the Pacific Ocean 1,600 miles (2,574 kilometers) northeast of New Zealand, has an area of 1,097 square miles (2,860 square kilometers) and a population of 157,000. The Capital city

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217 German Military

German Military

Special issues of Reichsmark currency were issued for use by the German Armed Forces from 1942-1944. The first issue was denominated in 1, 5, 10 and 50 Reichspfennig and 1 Reichsmark, but was valued at 1 military Reichspfennig = 10

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216 Litzmannstadt

Litzmannstadt

The Łódź Ghetto (German: Litzmannstadt Ghetto) was the second-largest ghetto (after the Warsaw Ghetto) established for Jews and Romani in German-occupied Poland. Situated in the city of Łódź and originally intended as a temporary gathering point for Jews, the ghetto

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215 Norway

Norway

The Kingdom of Norway, a constitutional monarchy located in northwestern Europe, has an area of 150,000 square miles (388,500 square kilometers) including the island territories of Spitzbergen (Svalbard) and Jan Mayen, and a population of 4.46 million. The capital city

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214 Cuban Convertible Peso

Cuba Convertible Peso

The convertible peso (sometimes given as CUC$) (informally called a cuc’ or “chavito”‘), is one of two official currencies in Cuba, the other being the peso. It has been in limited use since 1994, when it was treated as equivalent

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213 European Currency Unit

ECU

The European Currency Unit (or ECU) was a basket of the currencies of the European Community member states, used as the unit of account of the European Community before being replaced by the euro on 1 January 1999, at parity.

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212 Malta

Malta

The Republic of Malta, an independent parliamentary democracy with in the British Commonwealth, is situated in the Mediterranean Sea between Sicily and North Africa. With the Islands of Gozo and Comino, Malta has an area of 122 square miles (316

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211 Mali

Mali

The constituent territories of the West African States were Mauritania, Senegal, Dahomey, French Sudan, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, Niger and French Guinea. The members of the federation were overseas territories within the French Union until September of 1958 when all

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210 Senegal

Senegal

The constituent territories of the West African States were Mauritania, Senegal, Dahomey, French Sudan, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, Niger and French Guinea. The members of the federation were overseas territories within the French Union until September of 1958 when all

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209 Niger

Niger

The constituent territories of the West African States were Mauritania, Senegal, Dahomey, French Sudan, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, Niger and French Guinea. The members of the federation were overseas territories within the French Union until September of 1958 when all

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208 Benin

Benin

The constituent territories of the West African States were Mauritania, Senegal, Dahomey, French Sudan, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, Niger and French Guinea. The members of the federation were overseas territories within the French Union until September of 1958 when all

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207 Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast

The constituent territories of the West African States were Mauritania, Senegal, Dahomey, French Sudan, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, Niger and French Guinea. The members of the federation were overseas territories within the French Union until September of 1958 when all

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206 Republic of Congo

Congo Republic

The Bank of the Central African States (BEAC) is a regional central bank for the monetary and customs union formed by Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Gabon and (since 1985) Equatorial Guinea. It succeeded the Equatorial African States

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205 Chad

Chad

The Bank of the Central African States (BEAC) is a regional central bank for the monetary and customs union formed by Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Gabon and (since 1985) Equatorial Guinea. It succeeded the Equatorial African States

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204 Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea

The Bank of the Central African States (BEAC) is a regional central bank for the monetary and customs union formed by Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Gabon and (since 1985) Equatorial Guinea. It succeeded the Equatorial African States

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203 Gabon

Gabon

The Bank of the Central African States (BEAC) is a regional central bank for the monetary and customs union formed by Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Gabon and (since 1985) Equatorial Guinea. It succeeded the Equatorial African States

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202 Cameroon

Cameroun

The Bank of the Central African States (BEAC) is a regional central bank for the monetary and customs union formed by Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Gabon and (since 1985) Equatorial Guinea. It succeeded the Equatorial African States

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201 Djibouti

Djibouti

The Republic of Djibouti is located in northeast Africa at the Bab el Mandeb Strait connecting the Suez Canal and the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, has an area of 23,000 square kilometers and

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200 Greenland

Greenland

Greenland the world’s largest island, is about 81% ice-capped. Vikings reached the island in the 10th century from Iceland; Danish colonization began in the 18th century, and Greenland was made an integral part of Denmark in 1953. It joined the

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199 Belgian Congo

Belgian Congo

In ancient times the territory comprising the Belgium Congo was occupied by Negrito peoples (Pygmies) pushed into the mountains by Bantu and Nilotic invaders. The interior was first explored by the American correspondent Henry Stanley, who was subsequently commissioned by

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198 Straits Settlements

Straits Settlements

Straits Settlements is a former British crown colony on the south and west coast of Malay Peninsula consisting of Malacca, Penang, Singapore, Labuan (Borneo), Cocos Island and Christmas Island. Cocos Island, Christmas Island and Labuan were placed under control of

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