Currency Notes of the Palestine Currency Board. This book is the result of an intensive and comprehensive five-year study in which more than 3000 documents were consulted.Much information was collected from over twenty archives, banknote collections and collectors and many interviews were conducted, making it a unique and groundbreaking study. The book runs to 424 pages and includes colour illustration of all known currency notes, identified by date and prefix, proofs and die proofs of unissued designs, World War II emergency proofs, sketches and much more. Many of them are published here for the first time and some are the only recorded examples in existence. Raphael (Rafi) Dabbah was born in 1972 in Tel Aviv.
Degree in Economics and an LL. Raphael has been a numismatist for the past twenty-five years. He is the author of several articles on banknotes, among them a comprehensive guide for official books and research published by central banks and issuing authorities. In 1999, he began his pioneering research concerning the currency notes of the Palestine Currency Board, leading eventually to the publication of this book in 2005. Today he is recognised as one of the top systematic researchers on the subject.The book contains ten chapters as follows. Pre - World War I (WWI) until the declaration of war in 1914. The monetary situation during World War I, 1914 - 1918.
The Egyptian pound as legal tender in Palestine. Establishment of the Palestine Currency Board (PCB). Design of the currency notes. Approval of the final design of the currency notes.
Setting the date for issue into circulation. The sites depicted on the notes.Last known printing of the notes. Forgery as part of a war effort. Old notes - new designs. Alternative colour proposals for notes in circulation. Emergency notes designed by Emil Pikovsky Zincography, Jerusalem. Emergency notes designed by De La Rue. We try to describe all items as accurately as possible, therefore. All sales are considered final. Nevertheless, if a problem pops up. All payments are kindly requested through Pay Pal only unless otherwise is agreed upon ahead of time. Once you received your item leave us a feedback. If not tell us what the problem is and we will work it out. Thank you for your interest. LIDERMAN - Tel Aviv's veteran specialty store for collectors. The veteran, family-owned, well-established specialty store in Tel-Aviv has, for many years, served as a solid reference source, a home and "nerve center" for aspiring and established collectors of such items as coins, banknotes, medals, stamps, antiquities and catalogs.
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