GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS Paper Money,
1942 Issues

     

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Head of State:
GB King
GEORGE VI
11.12.1936 - 6.2.1952



British High Commissioner
Sir Harry Charles
 LUKE

16.9.1938 - 1942



Founder:
 Sir Albert Fuller
ELLIS
b.1869 - d.1951

Printer: Local Office Duplicator

GILBERT & ELLICE COLONY, 1942 Issues

GILBERT & ELLICE IS. COLONY

British Protectorate from 1892; colony 1916 until 1976
GBR currency until 1976-78; KIR 1976; TUV 1978
On 1.1.1976 the islands were divided as separate political entities.
Gilbert became Kiribati in 1976 and  Ellice Is. became Tuvalu in 1978.

Gilbert & Ellice Island Government

P.1  1 Shilling See Below
P.2  2 Shillings See Below
P.3  5 Shillings
P.4  10 Shillings See Below
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P.5 , SB.1533a  1 Pound
See Below

P.5, SB.1533b  1 Pound
 

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RARE SET SOLD

This rare banknote set was sold by:
Roxbury's Auction House
 Roxbury's Auction House on 24.9.2005
in their Sale #63 as lot 479 for
 $36,000 AUD ($26,350 USD)  

LOCAL CURRENCY - Abemana Atoll

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N.1  2 Ika 2006   TK
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N.3  5 Ika 2006   TK
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N.5  10 Ika 2006   TK
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N.10  100 Ika 2006   TK
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N.12  200 Ika 2006   TK
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Gilbert (Kiribati) & Ellice (Tuvalu) Islands are now independent countries. Both countries  use Australian currency.

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