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5 Shillings

Features

Country Bermuda
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1952-1957
Value 5 Shillings (5)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
References P# 18
  • 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

Brown on multicolor underprint. Queen Elizabeth II at upper centre, Hamilton harbor in frame at lower centre.

Lettering:
5/- BERMUDA GOVERMENT 5/-
BERMUDA NOTES ARE LEGAL TENDER FOR THE PAYMENT OF ANY AMOUNT
FIVE SHILLINGS FIVE SHILLINGS
ISSUED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE BERMUDA LEGISLATURE
HAMILTON BERMUDA
1ST MAY 1957
COLONIAL TREASURER
ASSISTANT COLONIAL TREASURER
5/- 5/-
BRADBURY WILLKINSON & CO. NEW MALDEN, SURREY, ENGLAND

Reverse

Royal crest.

Lettering:
5/- FIVESHILLINGS 5/-
BRADBURY WILLKINSON & CO. NEW MALDEN, SURREY, ENGLAND

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1952  33% P#18a 20.10.1952
1957  67% P#18b 01.05.1957
1957  0% P#18bs Specimen

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