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1947 The Bahamas Government One Pound Banknote P# 11e King George VI PMG AU50

  • $ 327.77

Description: A beautiful about uncirculated banknote from the Bahamas. This is the One Pound No Date (L. 1936) banknote issued by the Bahamas Government and introduced into circulation in 1947. It has black designs on multi-colored underprint with yellow on the front. The front of the note shows a sail ship in a circular frame to the left and the image of King George VI of England to the right. The back is brown over multicolored background with yellow, green, and orange in color and depicts Bahamas arms to the left and denomination to the right. The front displays the denomination, and three signatures with the left signature being that of Higgins, the central signature being that of Latreille and the one to the far right being that of Burnside making it Pick Number 11e. This particular note has the serial number 433935 with the prefix A/7 both printed in red twice on the front but not on the back. The note has no security thread but has a watermark depicting the bust of Christopher Columbus in the center. This is a relatively rare note in such a high grade and quality. Just a great note to add to your collection. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: The note is undated but referred to as 1936 issue. The note is confirmed by Linzmayer in the banknote book as being introduced in 1947.

Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Company Ltd. London England.

Size: The banknote measures ~6" by ~3 1/4".

Pick Number: P 12e and is listed in the Banknote Book as B110e.

Condition: The banknote is graded by PMG as About Uncirculated 50 and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. It looks very nice with no tears, no splits, no graffiti, no pinholes, and no repairs. It has a crease on the back that is a bit solid but is not very obvious on the front. Other than that, the note is relatively clean and in an about uncirculated condition. Please see photo for additional condition information.

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