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5 pounds: CM.1108-2009

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Bank of Scotland (Issuer)

Place(s) associated

  • Edinburgh

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2009-10-12) by Museum collection boxes

Dating

2007-09-17 CE - 2009-10-12 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Sir Walter Scott facing at centre, draftsman's rendering of Head Office of Bank of Scotland at left and far right, watermark bust of Sir Walter Scott half left at right

  • Text: BANK OF SCOTLAND // Bank of Scotland plc promises to pay the Bearer / on demand five pounds sterling / at its registered office, Edinburgh // By order of the Board // Five Pounds // Edinburgh / 17th September 2007
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: View of Brig o'Doon with shadowed old banknote in background, statue of Robert Burns in foreground at centre

  • Text: Brig o'Doon // Five Pounds / STERLING
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1108-2009
Primary reference Number: 176397
Serial: AB230870
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 30 January 2013 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "5 pounds" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/176397 Accessed: 2022-08-08 05:43:36

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