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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Denomination

    • pound, 5
  • Description

    Banknote.(obverse) Three masted sailing ship at upper left. Text at centre. Design printed in black.
    (reverse) Security printing with ship at centre. Design printed in black.

  • Authority

  • Date

    • 1900-1914
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 202 millimetres
    • Width: 105 millimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Eagleton & Manolopoulou 2010 1235 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Subjects

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number


  • Banknote serial number

    • A23421
Banknote (five pounds).

Obverse & Reverse

Banknote (five pounds).

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

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