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Last £1 & 10/- Pair EF

The Ten shilling note was the shortest lived denomination banknote issued by the Bank of England. It was introduced in 1928 and vanished from circulation in 1971 on decimalisation. The £1 note was introduced as an emergency measure in 1797, discontinued in 1812 and only destined to reappear in 1928. It was finally retired in 1988 in favour of a coin. We offer pairs of the last design Ten Shillings and £1 notes in crisp Extremely Fine
£14.50

L K O'Brien Britannia 10/- B271 EF

LK O’Brien was the last Chief Cashier to sign the Britannia 10 shillings. It was during his term that the Bank replaced the Britannia design with notes featuring the Queen’s Portrait. (B271) O’Brien Britannia Ten shillings available in Extremely Fine.
£21.50

L K O'Brien Portrait 10/- B286 Unc

Crisp Uncirculated examples of the Portrait 10/- issued by the Bank of England with the signature of L K O’Brien (B286) It was while O’Brien was Chief Cashier that the bank introduced ten shilling notes with the portrait of the reigning monarch. Often missing from collections. Crisp Uncirculated
£12.50

J S Fforde Portrait 10/- B311 M Replacement Unc

The 10 shilling note disappeared from our pockets in 1971. The first Bank of England Ten Shilling notes appeared in 1928 but in 1971 were eventually replaced with a 50 pence coin. These last 10 shillings were signed by J S Fforde as Chief Cashier. This last issue also included replacement notes, which, as their name implies,were used to ‘replace’ regular notes damaged in production. (B311) These all have the prefix M. Here we offer Crisp Uncirculated Last Replacement 10/- notes with Fforde’s signature and the M Prefix.
£18.50

L K O'Brien Britannia 10/- B271 Unc

LK O’Brien was the last Chief Cashier to sign the Britannia 10 shillings. It was during his term that the Bank replaced the Britannia design with notes featuring the Queen’s Portrait. (B271) O’Brien Britannia Ten shillings available in Uncirculated.
£35.00

J S Fforde Portrait 10/- B309 -R Prefix EF

J S Fforde £10 note - 1st Issue, featuring red-brown portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. -R Prefix (B309). The first linking with Hollom, chief cashier of the Bank of England. In extremely fine condition.
£10.50