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Auction: 19031 - The Lou Manzi and A. J. Simms Collections of British Banknotes & other properties
Lot: 2078

Bank of England, George Forbes (1866-1873), £5, London 5 August 1869, serial number A/39 57688, black and white, ornate crowned vignette of Britannia top left, 'I promise to pay to Bearer on demand the sum of Five Pounds' in text at centre, value in black tablet low left, printed serial number, date and signature of Dixon low right,
(EPM B205a/b, Pick 268), handstamp low centre, in PMG holder 35 Choice Very Fine. Forbes a very rare note in any denomination, a lovely fresh example

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