5 Pounds Colonial Bank of New Zealand

Features

Country New Zealand
Issuing bank Colonial Bank of New Zealand
Queen Victoria (1840-1901)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1870-1889
Value 5 Pounds (5 NZP)
Currency Pound (1840-1967)
Composition Paper
Shape Rectangular
References P# S263
  • 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

Allegorical woman flanked by sailors at upper centre

Lettering:
INCORPORATED BY ACT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY 1874
THE COLONIAL BANK OF NEW ZEALAND
FIVE POUNDS FIVE POUNDS
ON DEMAND WE PROMISE TO PAY TO
THE BEARER FIVE POUNDS STIRLING
FOR THE COLONIAL BANK OF NEW ZEALAND
FIVE
THE COLONIAL BANK OF NE ZEALAND

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1870-1879)  P#S263b Auckland, 187x
ND (1870-1879)  P#S263c Christchurch. 187x. Specimen
ND (1870-1889)  P#S263e Dunedin
ND (1870-1889)  P#S263h Napier. Proof

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