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1 Dollar

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Features

Country Cayman Islands
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1971-1974
Value 1 Dollar
1 KYD = 1.20 USD
Currency Dollar (1972-date)
Composition Paper
Size 156 × 66 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 1,
  • 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.
P# 5
  • 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

Blue on multicolor underprint. Arms at upper centre, Queen Elizabeth II at right.

Lettering:
Cayman Islands Currency Board
This note is legal tender for One Dollar
HE HATH FOUNDED IT UPON THE SEAS
One
Dollar
Issued under the Cayman Islands Currency Law, 1974

Reverse

Fish, coral at centre.

Lettering:
Cayman Islands Currency Board
ONE DOLLAR
THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED

Comments

Watermark: Tortoise.
Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Co. Ltd.
UV: back left design fluoresce green.
Varieties:
a. Signature as P#1. Serial # prefix A/3.
b. Signature Jefferson. Serial # prefix A/3.
c. Signature Jefferson. Serial # prefix A/4.
d. Signature Jefferson. Serial # prefix A/5.
e. Signature Jefferson. Serial # prefix A/6
f. Signature Jefferson. Serial # prefix A/7.
r1. Replacement. As a. Serial # prefix Z/1.
r2. Replacement. As b. Serial # prefix Z/1.
s. Specimen. As a.

According to Krause SCWPM, there is an indication that these notes were not issued until 1985 but it has so far not been possible independently to verify this data.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1971  25% P#1a - prefix A/1
1971  22% P#1b - prefix A/2
1971  4% P#1c - prefix A/3
1974  9% P#5a - sig. as P#1; serial # prefix A/3
1974  5% P#5b - sig. Jefferson; serial # prefix A/3
1974  9% P#5c - sig. Jefferson; serial # prefix A/4
1974  7% P#5d - sig. Jefferson; serial # prefix A/5
1974  22% P#5e - sig. Jefferson; serial # prefix A/6
1974  7% P#5f - sig. Jefferson; serial # prefix A/7
1974  0% P#5r1 - replacement; as a., serial # prefix Z/1.
1974  0% P#5r2 - replacement; as b., serial # prefix Z/1.
1974  0% P#5s - specimen; as a.

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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