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Great Britain banknotes 1694-1990

1 Pound Emergency Wartime Issue

Code : 1920-06

  • General

  • Name
    1 Pound Emergency Wartime Issue
  • Code
    1920-06
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United Kingdom
  • Value
    1
  • Unit
    pound
  • Year
    1940
  • Characteristics

  • Series
    1920-1949
  • Obverse

  • Obverse color
    Pale blue and orange
  • Reverse

  • Reverse color
    Pale blue and orange
  • Description

  • Description


    Date first issued: 29 March 1940
    Date last issued: unknown
    Date ceased to be legal tender: 28 May 1962
    Colour: Pale blue and orange.
    Size: 5 15/16" x 3 15/16" (151mm x 85mm)
    Design: W M Keesey and others. Incorporated metal thread for first time: permanent feature since 1948.

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