2 Shillings 6 Pence - British Military Authority

2 Shillings 6 Pence - British Military Authority -  obverse2 Shillings 6 Pence - British Military Authority -  reverse

Obverse © KRISHNA KAMESWAR@NPSEG – Reverse © KRISHNA KAMESWA PUTSA

Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Issuing entity British Military Authority
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Local banknote
Year 1943
Value 2 Shillings 6 Pence (⅛)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Paper
Size 114 × 73 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 236394
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# M3,
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# 3a
Richard John Marles; 2014. Collectors' British Military Money 1943-1972 (2nd revised edition). Rotographic Publications, Torquay, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Central crowned lion atop royal crown, denomination either side, legend above.

Lettering:
ISSUED BY THE
BRITISH MILITARY AUTHORITY
TWO
SHILLINGS
SIX
PENCE
2/6

Reverse

Central denomination.

Lettering: 2/6

Comments

World War II note issued for use by British armed forces posted overseas (sources refer to North Africa and/or Italy).

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1943) 

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