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Great Britain banknotes 1694-1990

50 Pounds Series D

Code : 1970-06

  • General

  • Name
    50 Pounds Series D
  • Code
    1970-06
  • Status
    Reference
  • Country
    United Kingdom
  • Value
    20
  • Unit
    pound
  • Year
    1981
  • Characteristics

  • Series
    1970-1989
  • Obverse

  • Obverse color
    Purple
  • Reverse

  • Reverse color
    Purple
  • Description

  • Description


    Date first issued: 20 March 1981
    Date last issued: 1994
    Date ceased to be legal tender: 20 September 1996
    Colour: Predominantly brown.
    Size: 6 5/8" x 3 3/4" (169mm x 95mm)
    Design: H N Eccleston and Roger Withington. Sir Christopher Wren portrayed on the reverse. New contoured thread used initially; 'windowed' security thread introduced on 21 July 1988.

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