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20 pounds: CM.137-2010

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Issuer: Bank of Scotland



Place(s) associated

  • Edinburgh

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2010-03-26) by Buttrey, T. V., Prof.


Production date: AD 2003-11-26

Components of the work

Object composed of paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Quarter-right bust of Sir Walter Scott at left, watermark at right

  • Text: 20 // The Governor & Company of the / Bank of Scotland / Promise to pay the bearer on demand / Twenty pounds / sterling/ governor // 300 years of service to the community 1695-1995 // 20 // Edinburgh / 26th November 2003
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Picture of a female scientist with experiment in centre, picture of grand house bottom left, shields on right

  • Text: 20 // Education and Research
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.137-2010
Primary reference Number: 178670
Serial: DY474278
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 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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