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Great Britain banknotes 1694-1990

1 Pound Bank of England Issue

Code : 1694-01

  • General

  • Name
    1 Pound Bank of England Issue
  • Code
    1694-01
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United Kingdom
  • Value
    1
  • Unit
    pound
  • Year
    1797
  • Characteristics

  • Series
    1694-1899
  • Obverse

  • Obverse color
    Monochrome
  • Description

  • Description


    Date first issued: 2 March 1797
    Date last issued: 1821/1825-6
    Date ceased to be legal tender: unknown
    Colour: Monochrome (printed on one side only).
    Size: Vary Approximately 7 7/8" x 4 7/16" (200mm x 113mm)
    Design: Several changes of design between 1779 and 1821. Also issued during financial crisis of 1825-6. Nicknamed "Newlands" after name of Chief Cashier, Abraham Newland (1778-1807) in payee clause.

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