1 billion Drachmas (3.10.1944) handwritten check used as banknote by "Bank of Greece, Agrinio branch". Serial no "294011/4563". After the German left the city of Agrinio, the bank issued checks used as banknotes with the banks director "G. Fanos" signature, to pay for the salaries of the employees of the public sector. Only few in the beginning were handwritten, later they were printed. There are only three or four known with the value of 1 billion handwritten and they are extremely rare! Inside plastic folder by PMG "About Uncirculated 50 - Small Tear". The specific check is redeemed and has cachet by the bank on back. (Pick 150A) & (Stratoudakis / Pitidis 424).