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10 Shillings Series A; Britannia, with thread

10 Shillings (Series A; Britannia, with thread) -  obverse10 Shillings (Series A; Britannia, with thread) -  reverse

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Features

Country England
(United Kingdom)
Issuing bank Bank of England
Type Standard banknote
Years 1948-1960
Value 10 Shillings (1/2)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Paper
Size 138 × 78 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 10-29-1962
References P# 368
  • 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-violet and brown on grey and pink underprint. Seated figure of Britannia at left.

Lettering:
Bank of England
I Promise to pay the Bearer
on Demand the sum of
Ten Shillings
LONDON
For the Govr. and Compa. of the
BANK of ENGLAND

Engraver: W M Keesey

Reverse

Denomination within leaf designs.

Lettering: 10/-

Engraver: W M Keesey

Comments

Watermark: Head of Minerva.
Date first issued: 25 October 1948.
Date ceased to be legal tender: 29 October 1962.
Issue of threaded notes in pre-war colour.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1948-1949)  23% P#368a - sig. K.O. Peppiatt
ND (1948-1960)  0% P#368s - specimen
ND (1949-1955)  37% P#368b - sig. P.S. Beale
ND (1955-1960)  47% P#368c - sig. L.K. O'Brien

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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Banknotes England 10 Shillings (Series A; Britannia, with thread)