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1 Pound - British Armed Forces 3rd series

1 Pound - British Armed Forces (3rd series) -  obverse1 Pound - British Armed Forces (3rd series) -  reverse

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Features

Country United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Local banknote
Year 1956
Value 1 Pound (1)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
References P# M29
  • 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

Central denomination.

Lettering:
BRITISH ARMED FORCES
SPECIAL VOUCHER
FOR USE ONLY AS DETAILED ON THE REVERSE
3rd SERIES
ONE £1 POUND
ISSUED BY COMMAND OF THE ARMY COUNCIL

Reverse

Central crown surmounted by crowned lion.

Lettering:
ONE
POUND

Comments

Series 3:
This series was issued in 1956 for use by British Forces posted overseas during the Suez Crisis; the smallest denomination was 3 pence and the highest was 1 pound.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1956) 

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