5 Pounds

5 Pounds - obverse5 Pounds - reverse

Obverse © NOONANS – Reverse © Stacks Bowers

Features

Issuer Guernsey
Issuing entity Treasury and Resources Department
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1956-1966
Value 5 Pounds
Currency Pound (1827-1971)
Composition Paper
Size 155 × 90 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 211007
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 44,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.
BYB# GU41
John W. Mussell; 2021. The Banknote Yearbook : The only comprehensive price guide to banknotes of the British Isles (11th edition). Token Publishing, Exeter.

Obverse

Green on blue, purple and multicoloured underprint.
Guernsey Lily at left

Script: Latin

Lettering:
The States of Guernsey
Promise to pay the bearer on demand
Five Pounds
Value recieved
By authority of the States

Reverse

Light green.
Arms in centre.

Script: Latin

Lettering: S'BALLIVIE INSVLE DE GERNEREVE

Watermark

Text:
STATES OF
GUERNSEY

Printer

Perkins, Bacon & Petch (Perkins, Bacon and Co.), United Kingdom (1820-1935)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
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1956-Dec-01  (fr) 44a
1965-Mar-01  (fr) 44b
1966-Jul-01  (fr) 44c

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