1968 Bahamas Monetary Authority Five Dollars Banknote Pick Number 29a Nice Very Fine Currency Note
Description: A nice very fine banknote from the Bahamas. This is the five Dollars No Date (Law of 1968) banknote issued by the Bahamas Monetary Authority ACT 1968. It is orange over multi-colored underprint with the front depicting the image of a young Queen Elizabeth II wearing a crown, left of center, and the back depicting the image of the Government House in the center and the Bahamas arms to the right of center. The front displays the denomination, serial number, and two signatures. This particular note has the serial number D536347 printed in black twice on the front but not on the back. The note has a watermark showing a Conch Shell and a security thread left of center. This is Pick Number 29a and this particular note is a nice example 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 Law of 1968.
Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Company Ltd. London England.
Size: The banknote measures ~6 1/16" by ~2 5/8".
Pick Number: P 29a and is listed in the banknote book as B204a.
Condition: I would grade this note as a nice very fine with all its details being well preserved. The note has several light vertical folds, some light wrinkling, some light soiling, some light yellow coloring along the edges, and minor roughness along the edges. The note has no pinholes, no objectionable staining, no graffiti, no tears, and no splits. The edges are intact with some minor roughness. The corners are intact and fairly squared, with minor rounding but have some bumps. The note retains some of its original stiffness and crispiness. Just a nice note to add to your collection. Please see photo for additional condition information.