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10 Shillings Emergency Wartime issue; with thread

10 Shillings (Emergency Wartime issue; with thread) -  obverse10 Shillings (Emergency Wartime issue; with thread) -  reverse

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Features

Country England
(United Kingdom)
Issuing bank Bank of England
Type Standard banknote
Years 1940-1948
Value 10 Shillings (1/2)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Paper
Size 138 × 78 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 366
  • 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

Mauve and grey. 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 design.

Engraver: W M Keesey

Comments

Date first issued: 2 April 1940.
Date ceased to be legal tender: 22 October 1962.
Incorporated metal thread for first time: permanent feature since 1948.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1940-1948)  sig. K.O. Peppiatt

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Banknotes England 10 Shillings (Emergency Wartime issue; with thread)