3 Pence - British Armed Forces 2nd series

Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Issuing entity British Armed Forces - Command of the Army Council
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Local banknote
Years 1948-1961
Value 3 Pence (1⁄80)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Paper
Size 112 × 56 mm
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 223123
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# M16,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.
RM# 41,
Richard John Marles; 2014. Collectors' British Military Money 1943-1972 (2nd revised edition). Rotographic Publications, Torquay, United Kingdom.
RM# 42
Richard John Marles; 2014. Collectors' British Military Money 1943-1972 (2nd revised edition). Rotographic Publications, Torquay, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Denomination central and in corners.

Lettering:
BRITISH ARMED FORCES
SPECIAL VOUCHER
FOR USE ONLY AS DETAILED ON THE REVERSE
THREE PENCE 3d
2nd SERIES
ISSUED BY COMMAND OF THE ARMY COUNCIL

Reverse

Denomination central and in corners, terms and conditionns below.

Lettering:
3d
THREE
PENCE

Comments

For use by British troops in Germany, Austria, Japan and Singapore.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1948)  91% P#M16a (RM#41) - paper with metal strip
ND (1961)  6% P#M16b (RM#42) - paper with watermark

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 3 Pence - British Armed Forces (2nd series)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Pence - British Armed Forces (2nd series)
Katz
Auction 62
Lot 668
Internet Archive
Jun 21, 2022 Undetermined VF USD 973.70
(EUR 930.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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