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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Denomination

    • pound, 5
  • Description

    Unissued banknote.(obverse) Three masted sailing ship at left. Text at centre. Design printed in black.
    (reverse) Blank.

  • Authority

  • Date

    • 1800-1825
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 190 millimetres
    • Width: 100 millimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Eagleton & Manolopoulou 2010 509 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Subjects

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number


Banknote (five pounds ; unissued).


Banknote (five pounds ; unissued).

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

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