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In the 1920's some of the Greek banknotes were officialy bisected and the two halves were circulated at the half of the face value. Does anyone know if this had happened in another country except Greece?



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when the notes got joined together, how was it done?



They were glued or taped. I think there are a couple of Irish notes on eBay right now.



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Non matching serials. I am surprised these still were payable, but I have seen enough of them that surely they were.

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It is quite common in the early 1900s in the Straits Settlements. The supplier of goods was given half of the note. When the goods arrived at the receiptant, the other half of the note was given to the supplier. That complete the transaction.



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