1 Pound Sterling

Features

Location Tonga
Issuing institution Government of Tonga
Queen Sālote Tupou III (1918-1965)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1921
Value 1 Pound
Currency Tongan Pound (1921-1967)
Composition Paper
Size 180 × 95 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
314815
References P# 3
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
And 2 more volumes.

Series: 1921-1935 "Pound Sterling" Issue

Obverse

Red.
Tongan Coat of Arms at center; palm trees at left and right.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
£1
Government of Tonga
Treasury Note
The Government of Tonga Promises to Pay the Bearer
One Pound sterling on demand at the treasury
NUKUALOFA
Thomas de la Rue, London

Reverse

Red.
Geometric designs.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
£1
ONE

Printer

De La Rue (Thomas de la Rue; Thomas De La Rue & Co.; TDLR), London, United Kingdom (1821-date)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1921-Jan-01  P#3 - Issued note (rare)
1921-Jan-01  P#3s - Specimen (perforated)

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