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The notes of Durango and Sonora are some of the prettiest of the American Bank Note Co. designs for Mexico.
Mine are these two recent Maldive Islands notes from the 2nd Series. I'll have to think about spending the money on the 500 Rupee note, it seems overpriced, but these two have a nice design and pleasant colors. The lateen-rigged Indian Ocean dhow is central to the history of the Maldives. The archipelago was colonized by explorers from southern India around 400 B.C., and thrived until the 12th Century A.D., when it was Islamized by the Arabs, who arrived in their characteristic dhows seen on the notes.
A 3rd Series of notes was recently issued, containing colorful local designs.
Most of this 'White' notes feature artwork of the Archangel, and the Romanov two-headed eagle.
Denikin's army was partly funded and armed by the British and French, and enjoyed several successes, but when the Allies left in 1919, Denikin made an alliance with Sobieski's Poland. The two fought as allies in the Russo-Polish War of 1920, but only Poland enjoyed a successful outcome. By the end of 1920 Denikin's army was defeated and Ukraine part of Bolshevik Russia.
For a good read on this era, get a copy of 'Last Train over Rostov Bridge', an enjoyable account of the only American pilot who flew for the White Army in the Ukraine. The author, Capt. Marion Aten, lived in my home town at the time and was a local celebrity. When his memoir was published in 1960, a copy found it's way into our family library, and I have it still.