About #3 - 10 rupees Type 1908
Zanzibar. The Zanzibar Government. 1908-1928 Issues. 10 rupees Type 1908. Date: Varieties. Dimensions: 180 x 110 mm. Watermark: None. Material: Paper. No security thread. Printer: Waterlow & Sons, Limited Wall, London, England. Front: Polychrome printing predominantly red and green. Description of the front: Border frame with guilloche patterns. Arab dhow boat on see at left. Nine workers harvesting clove tree with rudimentary ladder at right. Texts in Arabic, English and Gujarati. Numbering in black. English texts: The Zanzibar Government / Promises to pay the bearer / on Demand the Sum of / Ten rupees. Three combination of signatures with the Financial Member of Council or Chief Secretary and Treasurer. No back: Uniface note. The photo note was sold $87,000 by Heritage Auctions in January 2019, Orlando Auction (lot # 28927). Graded PMG 30. Demonetized in 1936.