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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Denomination

    • pound, 1
  • Description

    One pound banknote.(obverse) Vignette with river Wear, ships and bridge at upper left. Text at centre. Design printed in black.
    (reverse) Overstamped printed notes at upper centre.

  • Authority

  • Date

    • 1814
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 164 millimetres
    • Width: 91 millimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Eagleton & Manolopoulou 2010 1517 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number


  • Banknote serial number

    • 34316
Banknote (one pound).

Obverse & Reverse

Banknote (one pound).

Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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