5 Palestine Pounds

5 Palestine Pounds -  obverse5 Palestine Pounds -  reverse

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Features

Issuer British Palestine (Israel)
Issuing entity Palestine Currency Board
Period British Mandate (1920-1948)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1927-1944
Value 5 Palestine Pounds (5 PSP)
Currency Pound (1927-1948)
Composition Paper
Size 192 × 101 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 15 September 1948
Number N# 202235
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 8
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

White Tower of Ramle, also known as the Ramle Crusaders' Tower, the Tower of the Forty Martyrs, and the White Mosque. "Palestine Currency Board", Denomination in English, Hebrew and Arabic.

Lettering:
5 ٥
Palestine Currency Board
Currency notes are legal tender for the payment of any amount

שטרות-כסף הם מטבע חוקית לתשלום כל סכום שהוא

Five Palestine Pounds
(חמשה פונטים פלשתיניים (א"י

Jerusalem,
20th April, 1939.

Reverse

Guilloches; the denomination in Hebrew, English & Arabic; illustration of the Tower of David

Lettering:
5 ٥
Five Palestine Pounds
(חמשה פונטים פלשתיניים (א"י

Watermark

Olive sprig

Printer

De La Rue (Thomas de la Rue, Thomas De La Rue & Co., TDLR), London, United Kingdom (1821-date)

Comments

Dominant color:  Orange
Color of serial numbering:  Red

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Other Information:


Left: Tower of Forty Martyrs (Arabic: Jami el Abyad - White Mosque), Ramle (obverse)
Right: Tower of David, Old City Citadel, Jerusalem (reverse)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1927-Sep-01  Pick# 8a | Dated: 1st September 1927
1929-Sep-30  Pick# 8b | Dated: 30th September 1929
1939-Apr-20  (fr) #8c.2 large serial B 500,001 - D 570,000
1939-Apr-20  Pick# 8c | Dated: 20th April 1939
1944-Jan-01  Pick# 8d | Dated: 1st January 1944

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