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4 Shillings

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Features

Country The Bahamas
Type Standard banknote
Years 1936-1953
Value 4 Shillings (1/5)
Currency Pound (Before 1966)
Composition Paper
Size 151 × 83 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
References P# 9
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Ship seal at left, King George VI at right.

Lettering:
THE CURRENCY NOTE ACT 1936
THE BAHAMAS GOVERNMENT
THESE NOTES ARE LEGAL TENDER FOR THE PAYMENT OF ANY AMOUNT
FOUR SHILLINGS

EXPULSIS.PIRATIS.RESTI
TUTA COMMERCIA

THOMAS DE LA RUE & COMPANY, LIMITED, LONDON.

Reverse

Lettering:
FOUR SHILLINGS

THE BAHAMAS GOVERNMENT

Watermark

Bust (Christopher Columbus) at center

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1936-1953)  P 9a: sig at l: J. H. Jarrett, sig title: Colonial Secretary Commissioner of Currency
ND (1936-1953)  P 9b: sig at l: W. L. Heape, sig title: Colonial Secretary Commissioner of Currency
ND (1936-1953)  P 9c: l: D. G. Stewart, s.t.: Colonial Secretary Commissioner of Currency, r: Walter K. Moore
ND (1936-1953)  P 9d: l: D. G. Stewart, s.t.: Colonial Secretary Commissioner of Currency, r: Basil Burnside
ND (1936-1953)  P 9e: signature title at left: Commissioner of Currency

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