Banknote (proof), of Central Bank of Scotland

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Postcard of Banknote (proof), of Central Bank of Scotland.
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Banknote (proof), of Central Bank of Scotland

This one pound banknote is of the Central Bank of Scotland. It is a proof only and was never circulated. The spaces for the date and number have been left blank.

The top of the note is engraved with a view of Perth with a steamship on the River Tay in the foreground. The bottom of the note has a depiction of the Bank's head office.

The Central Bank of Scotland was established at Perth in 1834. It was purchased by the Bank of Scotland 34 years later.

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Online ID: 000-100-083-567-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.OIA 124
Date: 19th century
Material: Paper
Dimensions: 148 mm x 122 mm
What: Banknote
Who: Central Bank of Scotland (Issuer)
W.H. Lizars, Edinburgh (Engraver)
Where: Scotland, Edinburgh
Description: One-pound proof banknote on card, the Central Bank of Scotland, undated
  • Douglas, J. Scottish Banknotes. London: Stanley Gibbons, 1975, pp 76-8 
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