1963-1966 Great Britain Five Pounds with Queen Elizabeth Signed JQ Hollom Prefix C93 Low 3 Doubles Serial Number Banknote
Description: A beautiful crisp uncirculated English 5 pounds banknote. This banknote was issued in 1963 through 1966 and has a deep blue design on multi colored underprint. It shows a portrait of young Queen Elizabeth facing forward to the right of the front and displays the denomination in writing in the center. The back has a black and green design on multicolored underprint and shows Britannia seated within a 8-petalled design in the center with the denomination in writing on top and in numerals in the top right and bottom left corners. The banknote has a watermark showing a Laureate Woman's Head in a continuous vertical row on the left of the front. The note is signed by J. Q. Hollom the Chief Cashier the Bank of England at the time in black ink. This particular note has a very interesting serial number it is a low number with 3 doubles. The serial number 004422 with the prefix C93 and has a vertical solid security strip located right of center if you look at the front of the note. Please carefully review the scan presented as it is part and parcel of our description.
Printer: Bank of England.
Size: Measures ~5 3/4" by ~3 1/8".
Pick Number: P 375a.
Condition: I would grade this banknote as a good crisp uncirculated with all the details being very well preserved. The note has no graffiti or writing, no splits, no soiling, and no stains. It is crisp with no folds or wrinkling. The note retains its original stiffness, it original crispiness and its original sheen. Its corners are intact and fully squared. A great and very desirable note with a 3 doubles low fancy serial number 004422. Please see photo for additional condition information.