10 Shillings - George V Treasury issue; 3rd series

Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Issuing entity HM Treasury
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1918-1923
Value 10 Shillings (½)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Paper
Size 138 × 78 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 1 August 1933
Number N# 203125
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 350,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.
P# 356,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.
P# 358
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Green and brown. Portrait of King George V at right, standing figure of Britannia at left.

Note: serial # varieties exist (see below)

Lettering:
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN
AND IRELAND
CURRENCY NOTES ARE
LEGAL TENDER FOR THE
PAYMENT OF ANY AMOUNT
TEN SHILLINGS
ISSUED BY THE LORDS
COMMISSIONERS OF HIS
MAJESTY'S TREASURY
UNDER THE AUTHORITY
OF ACT OF PARLIAMENT
IV. & V. GEO.V.ch.XIV
10/-

Engraver: Edgar Bertram MacKennal

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".

Reverse

Denomination.

Lettering:
TEN
SHILLINGS

Engraver: Edgar Bertram MacKennal

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".

Comments

Date first issued: 22 October 1918.
Date ceased to be legal tender: 1 August 1933.
Printed by Waterlow Bros. and Layton on banknote paper.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1918)  P#350a - sig. John Bradbury; black serial # (Nov)
ND (1918)  P#350b - sig. John Bradbury; red serial # (Dec)
ND (1919)  P#356 - sig. N.F.Warren Fisher; serial # with 'No.'
ND (1922-1923)  P#358 - sig. N.F.Warren Fisher; serial # without 'No.'

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