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1 Pound Sterling 1954, Kingdom of Great Britain

in Banknotes Book Number: SC311a
Years of issue: 01.03.1954
Edition: --
Signatures: General manager: Mr. J.J. Campbell
Serie: Scotland
Specimen of: 01.11.1950
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 149 х 84
Printer: TDLR (Thomas de la Rue & Company), London

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1 Pound Sterling 1954

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1 Pound Sterling 1954

Clyde docksIn lower left corner are the ships, docked on the river Clyde.

The River Clyde (Abhainn Chluaidh, Watter o Clyde) is a river in Scotland. It is the ninth longest river in the United Kingdom, and the third longest in Scotland. Flowing through the major city of Glasgow, it was an important river for shipbuilding and trade in the British Empire.

Haystacks on the fields of Northern Scotland are in lower right corner.

Denominations in numerals are in all corners. In words is centered.

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1 Pound Sterling 1954

The rapids on the River Clyde, above Lanark.

Lanark (Lannraig, Lanrik) is a small town in the central belt of Scotland. Its population of 8,253 makes it the 100th largest settlement in Scotland. The name is believed to come from the "Cumbric Lanerc", meaning "clear space, glade".

Denominations in numerals are on right and left sides.

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