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5 pounds: CM.302-2008

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Issuer: Clydesdale Bank PLC

Entities

Categories

Place(s) associated

  • Glasgow

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008-06-09) by Buttrey, T. V., Prof.

Dating

2002-06-19 CE - 2008-06-09 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Half-portrait of Robert Burns facing, head right, before bushel of flowers and corn-ears at left, stylised medieval ship in disc at bottom right

  • Text: CLYDESDALE BANK PLC / PROMISE TO PAY TO THE BEARER / ON DEMAND AT THEIR OFFICE HERE / FIVE POUNDS / STERLING / BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Harvest mouse left on thistle stalk against rural background

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.302-2008
Primary reference Number: 176399
Serial: E/EB358105
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 30 January 2013 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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