5 Pounds Bank of Scotland

Features

Issuer Scotland (United Kingdom)
Issuing bank Bank of Scotland
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1961-1967
Value 5 Pounds (5)
Currency Pound sterling (1707-1970)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
Number N# 223514
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References P# 106
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

There are two varieties of this note.
P#106a-c without electronic sorting marks on reverse,
P#106d with electronic sorting marks on reverse,
For similar larger notes, see P#101.
For similar notes with "£5" not filled in on the obverse, see P#103.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1961-Sep-25  P#106a, signatures: Bilsland & Watson
1963-Oct-08  P#106a, signatures: Bilsland & Watson
1965-Jan-12  P#106a, signatures: Bilsland & Watson
1966-Mar-07  P#106b, signatures: Polwarth & Watson
1966-Mar-08  P#106b, signatures: Polwarth & Watson
1967-Feb-01  P#106c, signatures: Polwarth & Letham
1967-Feb-02  P#106c, signatures: Polwarth & Letham
1967-Nov-01  P#106d, signatures: Polwarth & Letham

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