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1 Pound - George V Treasury issue; 1st series

Features

Country United Kingdom
Issuing entity HM Treasury
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1914
Value 1 Pound (1)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Paper
Size 127 × 63.5 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 06-12-1920
References P# 347
  • 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 on white. Portrait of King George V at left, large £1 at right.

Lettering:
These Notes are a Legal Tender
for a payment of any amount.
Issued by the Lords Commissioners
of His Majesty's Treasury
under Authority of Act of Parliament
One Pound

Engraver: Frederick Atterbury

Reverse

Blank

Comments

Date first issued: 7 August 1914.
Date ceased to be legal tender: 12 June 1920.
Designed at Royal Mint from sketches by Frederick Atterbury.
Printed by Waterlow Bros. and Layton from plates by Eyre and Spottiswoode on postage stamp paper.
Nicknamed "Bradburys" on account of signature of Sir John Bradbury, Permanent Secretary to the Treasury.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1914) 

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Banknotes United Kingdom 1 Pound - George V (Treasury issue; 1st series)