5 Pounds - Elizabeth II Series E; George Stephenson, lighter

5 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Series E; George Stephenson, lighter) -  obverse5 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Series E; George Stephenson, lighter) -  reverse

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Country England
(United Kingdom)
Issuing bank Bank of England
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1990-2002
Value 5 Pounds (5 GBP)
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Paper
Size 135 × 70 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized 11-21-2003
References P# 382
  • 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.


Dark brown and deep blue-green on multicolor underprint.
Portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II at right, crown at upper right.
Seated figure of Britannia at left.

Bank of England
For the Govr. and Compa.
of the BANK of ENGLAND

Engraver: Roger Withington


George Stephenson at right.
Rocket locomotive at left.

FIVE Pounds
Stephenson's Rocket Locamotive 1829
Skerne Bridge on Stockton Darlington Railway 1825
George Stephenson 1781-1848

Engraver: Roger Withington


Queen Elizabeth II


'Windowed' thread.
Date first issued: 7 June 1990.
Date ceased to be legal tender: 21 November 2003.
This type has £5 in light blue at top left on front.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1990-1991)  12.16 27.88 43% P#382a - sig. G.M.Gill - light & dark sig. varieties
ND (1990-1991)  0% P#382s1 - specimen, as a.
ND (1991-1998)  52% P#382b - sig. G.E.Kentfield
ND (1991-1998)  0% P#382s2 - specimen, as b.
ND (1999-2002)  12% P#382c - sig. M.Lowther

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