5 Shillings - British Military Authority

5 Shillings - British Military Authority -  obverse5 Shillings - British Military Authority -  reverse

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Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Issuing entity British Military Authority
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Local banknote
Year 1943
Value 5 Shillings = 60 Pence (¼)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Paper
Size 114 × 73 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 259715
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# M4,
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# 4a
Richard John Marles; 2014. Collectors' British Military Money 1943-1972 (2nd revised edition). Rotographic Publications, Torquay, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Central denomination with crowned lion atop crown to right.

Lettering:
5/-
ISSUED BY THE
BRITISH MILITARY AUTHORITY
FIVE
SHILLINGS
5/-

Reverse

Central denomination flanked by leaf designs.

Lettering: 5/-

Comments

Issued for use by British Armed Forces in North Africa during World War II.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1943) 

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