1959 National Commercial Bank of Scotland Five Pounds Banknote Pick Number 266 A Beautiful Extremely Fine or Much Better Currency
Description: A beautiful crisp choice extremely fine or much better (almost uncirculated with just a light vertical fold) banknote issued by The National Commercial Bank of Scotland Limited. This is the 16thy September 1959 five pounds Sterling currency note. The banknote is green over a multicolored background on the front and green coloring on the back. The front shows the Scottish arms bottom right of center of the front and the forth railway bridge on the back. The front of the note has the name of the issuing bank, one signature, the date of issue, the denomination and the serial number. The back only shows the name of the issuing bank and the denomination in numerals. This particular note has the serial number E702961. It is signed David Alexander General Manager and is dated 16th September 1959. The banknote has a watermark depicting the bust of a man. Please carefully review the scan as it is part and parcel of our description.
Date: September 16, 1959.
Printer: Waterlow & Sons Limited London.
Size: The banknote measures ~7" by ~4".
Pick Number: P 266.
Condition: I would grade this banknote as a choice extremely fine or much better (I am tempted to graded about uncirculated if not for a faint vertical fold in the center) with all the details being very well preserved. The note has one light central vertical fold and no obvious horizontal fold. This is a very attractive note, with light handling if any. The note is clean and bright with original sheen. The corners are intact, squared with minimum rounding if any and no bumps or creases. The note has no graffiti, no pinholes, no stains, no tears, and no splits. It retains all of its original stiffness and crispiness. A great not in superb condition to add to your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.