5 Pounds Bank of Scotland

Features

Issuer Scotland (United Kingdom)
Issuing bank Bank of Scotland
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1961
Value 5 Pounds
Currency Pound sterling (1707-1970)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 223513
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 103
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.

Obverse

Bank arms at top
Seal in centre
Medallions at left

Lettering:
Bank of Scotland
The Governor & Company of the Bank of Scotland Promise to pay here to the Bearer on Demand
Five Pounds Sterling
Constituted by Act of Parliament 1695

Reverse

Bank arms at left and in centre.
Sailing ship at right (emblem of the Union Bank of Scotland)

Printer

G. Waterston & Sons, Scotland

Comments

For similar larger notes, see P#101.
For similar notes with "£5" filled in on the obverse, see P#106.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1961 

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