Auction: 19031 - The Lou Manzi and A. J. Simms Collections of British Banknotes & other properties
A small selection of Provincial Banknotes, ca. 1800-1820 and comprising: Durham Bank One Pound; Cardigan One Guinea; Helston Banking Company Five Pounds; Stornaway Twenty Shillings; a 'skit' note for Two Pence,
balance fine to extremely fine, all unsigned remainders with exception of Stornaway, the skit note (dated 1819) particularly interesting with reference to the reformist politician Sir Francis Burdett Bt. MP, a vehement opponent of Pitt the Younger and arrested in 1810 for 'libelling' the House of Commons, causing public uproar (5)
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