1 Pound

1 Pound - obverse

Obverse © Dix Noonan Webb

Features

Issuer Guernsey
Issuing entity Treasury and Resources Department
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1913
Value 1 Pound
Currency Pound (1827-1971)
Composition Paper
Size 205 × 110 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 335139
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 1A
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.

Obverse

Black on red.

Denomination in words 'ONE' in each of the four corners.

Text 'THE STATES OF GUERNSEY' in top and bottom margins.
'GUERNSEY' sideways in left and right margins.

Vignette of St. Sampson harbor view at upper centre.
Prefix of letter over letter separated by a dash, plus four digit serial number on left and right sides of vignette.
Printed date of issue in centre right below vignette.

Main text in centre of note.

Denomination in words at bottom left.
Hand signed by two signatories, at bottom left above denomination in words, and at bottom right side.

Lettering:
The States of Guernsey

Guernsey

PROMISE to pay the BEARER
on demand ONE POUND value received

by authority of the states

ONE POUND

Reverse

Blue.

Jersey Arms at centre surrounded by an elaborate pattern.

Printer

Perkins, Bacon & Petch (Perkins, Bacon and Co.), United Kingdom (1820-1935)

Comments

The dash dividing the prefix letters is what distinguishes this type, p.1A, from later One Pound notes of similar design, p.7.


Rare. [Illustration ex-Burr collection, DNW, 2009]

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1913-Oct-18 

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