1961-1963 Great Britain Five Pounds Banknote Signed L. K. O'Brien Prefix H61 PMG Choice Very Fine 35
Description: A beautiful choice very fine English five pounds banknote. The banknote is graded by PMG as choice very fine 35 and comes in a holder. This undated banknote was issued in the period 1961 through 1963. It is blue in color over a multi colored underprint. It depicts the helmeted head of Britannia to the left of the front with Saint George slaying the dragon in the bottom center. The back has the same color scheme and depicts a lion facing left with a key on a chain in its left paw and the end of the chain in its mouth. The front displays the denomination, the signature of L. K. O'Brien chief Cashier of the Bank of England at the time. The banknote has a watermark showing a helmeted Britannia within the circle to the right of the front. The note has the prefix H61 and the serial number 363266. The note has a security thread which is vertical and is located left of center if you look at the front of the note. Please carefully review the scans presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Printer: Bank of England.
Size: Measures ~6 1/4" by ~3 1/2".
Pick Number: P 372a.
Condition: The note is graded as Choice very fine 35 by PMG and comes in a plastic holder with the notation "Tear" for the fact that it has a small tear to the right of the left top corner. The note has folds, some soiling and edge roughness but is still great looking note in beautiful condition. A wonderful note to add to your collection. Please see the scans for additional condition information.