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Jason Islands banknotes
Jason Islands paper money catalog and Jason Islands currency history

Jason Islands (Islas Sebaldes) are part of Falkland Islands. British Overseas Territory (under the sovereignty of the United Kingdom, but not considered part of the United Kingdom).
Private issue by Leonard Hill, director of ZOO in Gloucester, England, and owner of Jason Islands (northwest part of Falkland Islands). Jason Islands are inhabited only by penguins. The notes were sold to rise a funds for the Jason Islands Trust to preserve the 4 millions penguins sanctuary and were a "legal tender" until December 31, 1979.

Pick # Date
Jason Islands are a part of the Falkland Is, issued by Len Hill (private issue)
NL -1979
50 pence, 1, 5, 10, 20 pounds (private issue)
Remarks: all images reduced 50%

Banknotes are attributed to last Pick's catalogue:
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, volume 2: General Issues 1368-1960
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, volume 3: Modern Issues 1961-
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, volume 1: Specialized Issues

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