British Guiana

British Guiana chapter of The Banknote Book is now available

The British Guiana chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers.

This 5-page catalog covers notes issued by the Government of British Guiana from 1916 to 1942. Revised 4 April 2016.

Each chapter of The Banknote Book includes detailed descriptions and background information, full-color images, and accurate valuations. The Banknote Book also features:
  • Sharp color images of note’s front and back without overlap
  • Face value or date of demonetization if no longer legal tender
  • Specific identification of all vignette elements
  • Security features described in full
  • Printer imprint reproduced exactly as on note
  • Each date/signature variety assigned an individual letter
  • Variety checkboxes for tracking your collection and want list
  • Red stars highlight the many notes missing from the SCWPM
  • Date reproduced exactly as on note
  • Precise date of introduction noted when known
  • Replacement note information
  • Signature tables, often with names and terms of service
  • Background information for historical and cultural context
  • Details magnified to distinguish between note varieties
  • Bibliographic sources listed for further research

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British Guiana scans needed for The Banknote Book

If you have any of the notes listed below, please email 300-dpi, 100% actual size, 24-bit color scans of the front and back of these notes, saved as uncompressed JPEG, BMP, or TIFF. Please click here to download and follow these detailed scanning instructions.

I am looking for 300-dpi images of the following banknotes of British Guiana:

Pick 1: 1 dollar dated 1916 or 1918
Pick 2: 2 dollars dated 1916 or 1918
Pick 1A: 1 dollar dated 1920 or 1924
Pick 2A: 2 dollars dated 1920 or 1924
Pick 6: 1 dollar dated 1936
Pick 13: 2 dollars dated 1937
Pick 17: 100 dollars dated 1942

As a contributor to The Banknote Book, you will receive the satisfaction of taking part in creating something of excellence, your note may be immortalized as the plate note for the catalog, plus your name, email address, and URL will appear in the Acknowledgements, if you wish.

Thanks in advance for your participation!