PMG Graded Notes Featured in the Official CPMX Auction

The collecting community eagerly awaits the Lyn F. Knight auction conducted with the Chicago Paper Money Exposition, March 5 - 8 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare.

The CPMX rare currency auction is cataloged and conducted by Lyn F. Knight Auctions of Overland Park, Kansas.

The auction includes major theme collections of rare currency that are offered to the collecting community. Many PMG certified World notes are included in the auction as well as a variety of US notes.

Some of the featured world notes include:

British North Borneo - 25 Cents (#12b) PMG VF 20; single best.

Burundi - 5000 Francs (#26a) PMG Ch. UNC 64 EPQ: only listed example.

Canada Bank of Montreal - $20 (#S550a/CH 505-56-06) PMG Ch. UNC 64 EPQ; much better than any other listed example.

Finland - 12 Markkaa (#A35a) PMG Ch. EF 45; only listed example.

Iceland - 500 Kronur (#31a) PMG Ch. UNC 64 EPQ: much better than any other listed example.

Italy - 50 Lire (#M24) PMG AU 55; much better than the only other listed example.

Zambia - 1 Pound (#2a) PMG Gem UNC 66 EPQ; by far best on report.

Other PMG highlights being offered during this auction include:

  • Argentina 1 Peso Fuerte (#S524b) PMG AU 55; only example on report
  • Bermuda 10 Shillings (#19b) PMG Superb Gem UNC 67 EPQ; best on report
  • British Honduras 1 Dollar 1.3.1920 (#9) PMG Ch. Fine 15 NET; only example on report
  • China 20 Cents (#571) PMG Ch. UNC 64 EPQ; by far the single best
  • Costa Rica 10 Colones 8.9.1939 (#205a) PMG Ch. AU 58 EPQ; best for variety
  • Costa Rica 500 Colones 26.4.1977 (#225b) PMG Ch. UNC 64; only example on report
  • Denmark 5 Kroner (#35a) PMG Superb Gem UNC 67 EPQ; single best on report
  • Equatorial African States 10,000 Francs (#7) PMG AU 55 NET; single best on report
  • Finland 20 Markkaa 1898 (#5a) PMG Ch. VF 35 EPQ; much better than only other example on report
  • France 5000 Francs 6.3.1958 (#135a) PMG Ch. AU 58; tied for best
  • German East Africa 5 Rupien (#1) PMG AU 50 NET; single best on report
  • Germany-Federal Republic 500 Mark (#23a) PMG Ch. AU 58; only example on report
  • Guernsey 5 Shillings 1941 (#19) PMG Ch. UNC 64; only example on report
  • Iceland 5 Kronur (#7a) PMG Ch. VF 35 NET; only example on report
  • Iceland 10 Kronur (#8a) PMG VF 30 NET; only example on report
  • Iceland 5 Kronur (#10) PMG VF 25; tied for best
  • Iceland 5 Kronur (#19) PMG VF 25 NET; only example on report
  • India 10 Rupees (#16a) PMG Ch. UNC 64 EPQ; single best on report
  • Ireland 50 Pounds 1968 (#68a) PMG Ch. AU 58; tied with one other as only examples on report
  • Ireland 50 Pounds 1963 specimen (#68a?) PMG Ch. VF 35 NET; only example on report
  • Italy 25 Lire 22.1.1919 (#42b) PMG Ch. AU 58; much better than only other example on report
  • Italy 5000 Lire 11.4.1973 (#102b) PMG Superb Gem UNC 67 EPQ; tied with one other for best on report
  • Japan 10 Sen Siberia (#M13) PMG Ch. AU 58; by far single best on report
  • Japan 50 Sen Siberia (#M15) PMG AU 55; single best on report
  • Netherlands Indies 5 Gulden 20.10.1920 Specimen (#61s) PMG AU 55 NET; only example in this form on report
  • Nicaragua 50 Cordobas Specimen (#111?) PMG Superb Gem UNC 67 EPQ; higher of only two on report
  • Pakistan 1 Rupee (#1) PMG Ch. UNC 64; clear best on report
  • Switzerland 50 Franken (#34p) PMG Ch. UNC 64 EPQ; better of two for variety on report
  • Tangier .25 francos (#1?) PMG XF 40 NET; far better than only other on report
  • Venezuela 10 Bolivares 26.5.1955 (#31c) PMG AU 55; best by far on report

This is a guest article. The thoughts and opinions in this piece are those of their author and are not necessarily the thoughts of the Certified Collectibles Group.


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