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Great Britain banknotes 1694-1990

10 Shilling Emergency Wartime Issue

Code : 1920-02

  • General

  • Name
    10 Shilling Emergency Wartime Issue
  • Code
    1920-02
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United Kingdom
  • Value
    10
  • Unit
    shilling
  • Year
    1940
  • Characteristics

  • Series
    1920-1949
  • Obverse

  • Obverse color
    Mauve and grey
  • Reverse

  • Reverse color
    Mauve and grey
  • Description

  • Description


    Date first issued: 2 April 1940
    Date last issued: unknown
    Date ceased to be legal tender: 22 October 1962
    Colour: Mauve and grey.
    Size: 5 7/16" x 3 1/16" (138mm x 78mm)
    Design: W M Keesey and others. Incorporated metal thread for first time: permanent feature since 1948.

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