1 Pound Allied Liberation

Features

Issuer Guernsey
Issuing entity Treasury and Resources Department
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard banknote
Year 1945
Value 1 Pound
Currency Pound (1827-1971)
Composition Paper
Size 151 × 89 mm
Shape Rectangular
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 335872
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References P# 33A,
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.
BYB# CU30b
John W. Mussell; 2021. The Banknote Yearbook : The only comprehensive price guide to banknotes of the British Isles (11th edition). Token Publishing, Exeter.

Series: World War 2 issues

Obverse

Harbor view at centre

Printed on blue French paper.

Lettering:
THE STATES OF GUERNSEY
PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND ONE POUND
VALUE RECEIVED
BY AUTHORITY OF THE STATES

Reverse

Arms at centre

Lettering: S'BALLIVIE INSULE DERGENERYE

Comments

Very rare variation which was printed on pale blue French paper.

Printed covertly during the German occupation, and issued immediately after the Allied liberation on May 9, 1945. These notes were used to redeem notes issued under the occupation.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1945-Jan-01  Prefixes O/2 - S/2. Four digit serial number.

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