Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Superb 10 Rupees from 1900

    Mauritius Government of Mauritius 10 Rupees 7.8.1900 Pick 14 PMG Fine 12.
    This middle denomination is surprisingly difficult to obtain in any grade, across the entire range of dates. When the Mauritian Rupee was installed, it was exchange rate was £1 = 10.25Rs, which matched the known denominations in Britain and many of the colonies still using Sterling. Between 1876 and 1904, approximately 568,458 of these large banknotes were printed and issued. Dates and signatures for this era of notes appear to be stamped, which makes specific dating and serial number accounting difficult. Chinese ink notations are seen on the reverse of this otherwise decent example. At the time of cataloging, this is the only example graded in the PMG Population Report.
    From the Dodo Collection


    Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000.

    View all of [The Dodo Collection ]

    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    January
    9th Thursday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    January
    9th-13th Thursday-Monday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    25 Days 19h 35m 48s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: 9
    Page Views: 96

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    This lot is in: 1 - Heritage Signature® Auctions Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 28001-28415) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Thursday, January 9, 2020 (11:00 AM Eastern Time).
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

    Show All Session Information

    Show Auction Type Info

    Exhibition Viewing Times, Title Page, Floor Session and License Information

    Additional Location Info:
    Orange County Convention Center9800 International DriveOrlando, FL 32819

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping Sales Tax information

    Important information concerning Sales Tax and Resale Certificates. Learn More

    Terms and Conditions  |  Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments |  Glossary of Terms  | Currency Grading Tutorial



    ** Lots bearing estimates and without Consignor Reserve shall open at Heritage Auctions' discretion (usually 25% to 60% of the low estimate).

    Opening Bid:
    $2,000
    Bid Protection
    w/ Buyer's Premium (BP) : $2,400.00 Minimum Next Bid: $2,000 ($2,400.00 w/ BP)
    Track Item