1 Pound - George V Tresaury issue; 3rd series

Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Issuing entity HM Treasury
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1918-1923
Value 1 Pound
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Paper
Size 151 × 84 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 1 August 1933
Number N# 203139
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 351,
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# 357,
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# 359
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

Brown and green. Portrait of King George V at right, St. George and Dragon at left.

Lettering:
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN
AND IRELAND
CURRENCY NOTES
ARE LEGAL TENDER
FOR THE PAYMENT
OF ANY AMOUNT
OnNE POUND
ISSUED BY THE LORDS
COMISSIONERS OF HIS
MAJESTY'S TREASURY
UNDER THE AUTHORITY
OF ACT OF PARLIAMENT
IV. & V. GEO.V.ch.XIV.
£1

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

The Palace of Westminster, housing the House of Commons and the House of Lords of the UK Government.

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 January 1917.
Date ceased to be legal tender: 1 August 1933.
Printed by Waterlow Bros and Layton on banknote paper.
P#357 watermark: ONE POUND in one line at centre.
P#359 watermark: ONE POUND in two lines at centre.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1918)  14% P#351 - sig. John Bradbury
ND (1919)  50% P#357 - sig. N.F. Warren Fisher
ND (1922-1923)  36% P#359 - sig. N.F Warren Fisher, 1 above Block letter

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this banknote. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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