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£5 note of the Scarborough Bank, York City and County Banking Company

  • Detail of vignette

    Detail of vignette

 

Height: 106.000 mm
Width: 190.000 mm

CM 1981-11-22-559

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    £5 note of the Scarborough Bank, York City and County Banking Company

    England, AD 1860s-70s

    This note is dominated by an imposing view of York Minster engraved by the Edinburgh firm of W.H. Lizars. The Minster appeared on most branch notes of the York City and County Banking Company, each with other vignettes for different towns. On the left of this note, Britannia and her lion are shown in front of a view of the seaside resort of Scarborough.

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