5 Pounds

Features

Issuer Guernsey
Issuing entity Treasury and Resources Department
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1980-1989
Value 5 Pounds
5  = USD 6.13
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Paper
Size 146 × 78 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 211045
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 49
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.

Obverse

Arms and Fort Grey

Script: Latin

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

Reverse

Fountain Street, St. Peter Port in centre
Thomas de la Rue at right
Envelope making machine at bottom right

Script: Latin

Lettering:
The States of Guernsey
Fountain Street St. Peter Port 1799
Five Pounds
Thomas de la Rue - The Guernsey Printer 1793-1866
Envelope making machine 1851

Printer

De La Rue (Thomas de la Rue, Thomas De La Rue & Co., TDLR), London, United Kingdom (1821-date)

Comments

For a similar but smaller note, see P#53

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ND (1980-1989)  Bull

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