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20 Shillings

Features

Country British West Africa
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1928-1951
Value 20 Shillings (20)
Currency Pound (1907-1968)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 8
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Black and red on light green and pink underprint. Palm tree at centre. 20 at left only.

Lettering:
BRITISH WEST AFRICA
THE WEST AFRICAN CURENCY BOARD
20
PROMISE TO PAY ON DEMAND THE SUM OF
LAGOS - date-
TWENTY SHILLINGS
MEMBERS OF THE WEST AFRICAN CURENCY BOARD

Reverse

Denomination and arabic script in black.

Comments

Watermark : 20 at right.
Printer: W&S.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1928  P#8a 02.01.1928-21.07.1930; 14.09.1934
1929  P#8a
1930  P#8a
1931  P#8a
1932  P#8a
1933  P#8a
1934  P#8a
1937  P#8b 04.01.1937-02.07.1951
1938  P#8b
1939  P#8b
1940  P#8b
1941  P#8b
1942  P#8b
1943  P#8b
1944  P#8b
1945  P#8b
1946  P#8b
1947  P#8b
1948  P#8b
1949  P#8b
1950  P#8b
1951  P#8b

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