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1 Pound Series A; Britannia, with thread

1 Pound (Series A; Britannia, with thread) -  obverse1 Pound (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 1 Pound (1)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Paper
Size 151 × 84 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 05-28-1962
References P# 369
  • 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

Seated figure of Britannia at upper left.

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

Engraver: W M Keesey

Reverse

Bank of England at top.
Sovereigns at left and right.

Engraver: W M Keesey

Comments

Issue of threaded notes in pre-war colour.
Date first issued: 13 September 1948.
Date ceased to be legal tender: 28 May 1962.

Note: #369d was most likely used to track movement of notes from Jersey and England in the immediate post-WWII era (1948-49).

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Year Signatures No. printed G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1948-1949)  32% P#369a - sig. K.O. Peppiatt
ND (1948-1960)  0% P#369s - specimen
ND (1949-1955)  50% P#369b - sig. P.S. Beale
ND (1955-1960)  36% P#369c - sig. L.K. O'Brien
ND (1955-1960)  0% P#369d - As a but with light blue cross at end of Demand on face.

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

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Banknotes England 1 Pound (Series A; Britannia, with thread)