5 Pounds

5 Pounds -  obverse5 Pounds -  reverse

© Rojomano

Features

Country Biafra
(Nigeria)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1968-1970
Value 5 Pounds (5)
Currency Pound (1967-1970)
Composition Paper
Size 143 × 74 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 6
  • 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

Palm tree in centre with sunset behind, all with decorate circles containing words.

Lettering:
REPUBLIC OF BIAFRA
BANK OF BIAFRA
Promise to pay on Demand the sum of
5
FIVE POUNDS - £5
5
GOVERNOR - DIRECTOR
£1 - 5

Reverse

Biafran arms at left.
A female weaver

Lettering:
5 - £5
BANK OF BIAFRA
PEACE - UNITY - FREEDOM
£5 - FIVE POUNDS - 5
WEAVING

Comments

Signatures: Sylvester U. Ugoh (Governor)
Predominant colour: Purple.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1968-1970)  90% P#6a With serial #
ND (1968-1970)  20% P#6b Without serial #

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