1970-1980 Great Britain Twenty Pounds Queen Elizabeth Signed J B Page Prefix C06
Description: A nice about uncirculated or much better English 20 pounds banknote. This banknote was issued in 1970 through 1980 and is purple, blue and gold in color on multi colored underprint. The note shows Queen Elizabeth II facing forward to the right of the front. There is also the image of Saint George slaying the dragon in the center and a small seal in the bottom showing Britannia seated, again on the front. The back has the same color scheme as the front and displays the image of the statue of William Shakespeare with a scene of Romeo and Juliet.The front has one signature, displays the denomination and the serial number. The back also displays the denomination. The banknote has a watermark showing the bust of Queen Elizabeth II. The note is signed by J. B. Page the Chief Cashier the Bank of England at the time and has the prefix C06. This particular note has the serial number 063029 and has a solid security thread right of center. 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 380b and is listed in the Banknote Book as B187b.
Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new US postal rates for overseas shipping are very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. I would grade this banknote as a nice about uncirculated or much better with all the details being very well preserved. The note has no apparent creases except of a small crease at the bottom left corner. It is clean with some light soiling at the bottom center of the back, has no stains, no graffiti, no splits, no tears, no pinholes, and no repairs. The corners are intact but there is a some rounding which can be seen in the photo. All these issues, in our opinion, are probably the product of mishandling by previous owner as opposed to true circulation. The note is crisp, retains its sheen, and its colors are vivid with no fading. The note is just beautiful and in good condition. Please see scans for additional condition information.
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