1959 South African Reserve Bank One Pound Banknote Pick Number 93e About Uncirculated Currency Note
Description: A beautiful about uncirculated or much better Banknote from South Africa. This is the South African Reserve Bank One Pound note issued 29 May, 1959. The banknote is blue in color with portrait of Jan Van Riebeeck in an oval frame to the left of the front. There is a maritime scene in the lower right corner of the front. The back has the same color scheme as the front and displays a lion standing and holding scrolls in his paw in the center. The note is written in Afrikaans and English, with the first line of the bank name and denomination being in Afrikaans. The front has one signature, the date and the serial number as well as the denomination. This particular note has the serial number B/373 773319, which is displayed twice on the front in black. The back only displays the name of the bank and the denomination. The note has a watermark depicting Jan Van Riebeeck bust. Please carefully review the scan provided as it is part and parcel of our description.
Date: 29. 5. 59 or 29 May 1959.
Size: The banknote measures ~5 7/8" by ~3 1/4".
Pick Number: P 93e and is listed in the banknote book as B721e.
Condition: I would grade this banknote as nice about uncirculated or much better. The banknote is clean and has no stains. The note has no graffiti, no pinholes, no tears, and no splits. The edges are intact and show no roughness. The note retains all of its original stiffness, sheen and crispiness. The note has no folds and no wrinkling. The corners are intact with no folds but have minor bumps and hence our grade of AU+ instead of Uncirculated. The colors of the note are clear, vivid and very bright. A very nice note in superb condition to add to your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.