10 Shillings James Cook

10 Shillings (James Cook) -  obverse10 Shillings (James Cook) -  reverse

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Features

Country New Zealand
Issuing bank Reserve Bank of New Zealand
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1940-1967
Value 10 Shillings (0.5 NZP)
Currency Pound (1840-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 140 × 78 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 158
  • 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

James Cook at right, New Zealand coat of arms in centre

Lettering:
The Reserve Bank Of New Zealand
Promises to pay on demand in Wellington the sum of
Ten Shillings

Reverse

Illustration of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, in 1840 and a kiwi to the left

Lettering:
The Reserve Bank Of New Zealand
Ten Shillings

Watermark

Maori chief

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1940-1955)  42% P#158a Signature: T. P Hanna
ND (1955-1956)  5% P#158b Signature: G. Wilson
ND (1956-1960)  58% P#158c Signature: R. N. Fleming without security thread
ND (1960-1967)  11% P#158d SignatureR. N. Fleming with security thread

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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