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Last updated 23 February 2017

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Featured bank notes:

  SCWPM The Banknote Book Prefix / Suffix Denom Unit Year Grade Price
G > GREAT BRITAIN > 2015- Cleland (British paper money)
British bank note - click to enlarge Pnew5   AK40 5 pounds 2016 UNC £ 8.50
5 British Pounds banknote uncirculated (2016)Signature Victoria Cleland. Prefix AK40. Winston Churchill. First Polymer note from Bank of England. Duggleby B414. See through panel. Queen Elizabeth II on face. More details: http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/Documents/thenewfiver.pdf

Pnew5 AK40 5 pounds 2016 UNC £ 8.50

British bank note - click to enlarge

Signature Victoria Cleland. Prefix AK40. Winston Churchill. First Polymer note from Bank of England. Duggleby B414. See through panel. Queen Elizabeth II on face. More details: http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/Documents/thenewfiver.pdf

British bank note - click to enlarge Pnew5   AD47 5 pounds 2016 UNC £ 8.50
5 British Pounds banknote uncirculated (2016)Signature Victoria Cleland. Prefix AD47. Winston Churchill. First Polymer note from Bank of England. Duggleby B414. See through panel. Queen Elizabeth II on face. More details: http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/Documents/thenewfiver.pdf

Pnew5 AD47 5 pounds 2016 UNC £ 8.50

British bank note - click to enlarge

Signature Victoria Cleland. Prefix AD47. Winston Churchill. First Polymer note from Bank of England. Duggleby B414. See through panel. Queen Elizabeth II on face. More details: http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/Documents/thenewfiver.pdf

British bank note - click to enlarge Pnew5   AM01 5 pounds 2016 UNC £ 15.00
5 British Pounds banknote uncirculated (2016)Signature Victoria Cleland. Prefix AM01. Winston Churchill. First Polymer note from Bank of England. Duggleby B414. See through panel. Queen Elizabeth II on face. More details: http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/Documents/thenewfiver.pdf

Pnew5 AM01 5 pounds 2016 UNC £ 15.00

British bank note - click to enlarge

Signature Victoria Cleland. Prefix AM01. Winston Churchill. First Polymer note from Bank of England. Duggleby B414. See through panel. Queen Elizabeth II on face. More details: http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/Documents/thenewfiver.pdf

S > SCOTLAND > Clydesdale Bank PLC (Scottish paper money)
Scottish bank note - click to enlarge P235b   W/HS 5 pounds 13/02/2016 UNC £ 15.00
5 Scottish Pounds banknote uncirculated (13/02/2016)Signature David J Duffy. 1st prefix. . Low serials W/HS 000466-.Sir William Arrol. The Forth Bridge, Sir William Arrol's most famous construction.The Titan Crane. Spark Orbital map of Scotland.

P235b W/HS 5 pounds 13/02/2016 UNC £ 15.00

Scottish bank note - click to enlarge

Signature David J Duffy. 1st prefix. . Low serials W/HS 000466-.Sir William Arrol. The Forth Bridge, Sir William Arrol's most famous construction.The Titan Crane. Spark Orbital map of Scotland.

S > SCOTLAND > Royal Bank Of Scotland (Scottish paper money)
Scottish bank note - click to enlarge PNew   AA 5 pounds 11/02/2016 UNC £ 15.00
5 Scottish Pounds banknote uncirculated (11/02/2016)Signature: Ross McEwan. Nan Shepherd, Novelist and Poet. Two Mackeral fish on the reverse. Polymer note.

PNew AA 5 pounds 11/02/2016 UNC £ 15.00

Scottish bank note - click to enlarge

Signature: Ross McEwan. Nan Shepherd, Novelist and Poet. Two Mackeral fish on the reverse. Polymer note.

C > CHINA > Taiwan (Chinese paper money)
Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1925b     1 yuan (1944) F/VF £ 8.00
1 Chinese Yuan banknote fine / very fine (1944)Temple and stairs to left. Block number only. Seascape on reverse. S/M T70-40

P1925b 1 yuan (1944) F/VF £ 8.00

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Temple and stairs to left. Block number only. Seascape on reverse. S/M T70-40

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1972     5 yuan 1961 aUNC £ 14.00
5 Chinese Yuan banknote about uncirculated (1961)Sun Yat-sen at left.House and Tower at right.

P1972 5 yuan 1961 aUNC £ 14.00

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

Sun Yat-sen at left.House and Tower at right.

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge P1973     5 yuan 1961 aUNC £ 15.00
5 Chinese Yuan banknote about uncirculated (1961)SYS at left. Printer CPF. House with a tower at right. Z-P prefix.

P1973 5 yuan 1961 aUNC £ 15.00

Chinese bank note - click to enlarge

SYS at left. Printer CPF. House with a tower at right. Z-P prefix.

International Bank Note Society (IBNS) Life Membership No. 164
Latin American Banknote Society (LANSA) Membership No. 1464