old english banknotes

Old English Banknotes

Author: Will Note

  • Future Old English Banknotes

    The new polymer banknotes depicting Queen Elizabeth II will be the next notes to be replaced. I am keeping some of these back for my future collection and I am waiting to see if the QE2 notes will be replaced by King Charles III banknotes.

  • Matthew Boulton and James Watt Fifty Pound Note

    Matthew Boulton and James Watt Fifty Pound Note

    This new style £50 Note is signed by Chris Salmon who is Executive Director, Banking & Chief Cashier from April 2011 This style of Fifty Pound Note featuring Matthew Boulton and James Watt was issued on the 2 November 2011 and is withdrawn from circulation on 30th September 2022 Queen Elizabeth II (1926 – 2022) […]

  • John Houblon Fifty Pound Note

    John Houblon Fifty Pound Note

    This £50 Note is signed by Merlyn Lowther who was the Chief Cashier from 1999 to 2003 This John Houblon style Fifty Pound Note was issued on the 20 April 1994 and withdrawn from circulation on 30 April 2014 Queen Elizabeth II (1926 – 2022) is the monarch pictured on this Series E £50 note. John […]

  • Adam Smith Twenty Pound Note

    Adam Smith Twenty Pound Note

    This is an Adam Smith Twenty Pound Note with serial serial BB58817951 on Series F. It has been signed by Andrew Bailey, Chief Cashier 2004 to 1st April 2011 These notes were issued on 13th March 2007 and are withdrawn from circulation on 30th September 2022 Queen Elizabeth II (1926 – 2022) is the monarch […]

  • Sir Edward Elgar Twenty Pound Note

    Sir Edward Elgar Twenty Pound Note

    This old ‘Edward Elgar’ twenty pound note, number ED55 928377 is signed by the Chief Cashier at the time; Andrew Bailey Andrew Bailey was the Chief Cashier for the Bank of England from January 2004 to April 2011. Queen Elizabeth II (1926 – 2022) is the monarch pictured on this £20 note. Sir Edward Elgar […]

  • Florence Nightingale Ten Pound Note

    Florence Nightingale Ten Pound Note

    This old Florence Nightingale ten pound note, numbered JR19 161318 is signed by the chief cashier at the time; George Gill George Malcolm Gill worked as the Chief Cashier of the Bank of England from 1988 to his retirement in 1991. Queen Elizabeth II (1926 – 2022) is the monarch pictured on this £10 note […]

  • The Charles Darwin Ten Pound Note

    The Charles Darwin Ten Pound Note

    This Charles Darwin £10 note is numbered ED68348441 and is signed by Andrew Bailey. Andrew Bailey was the Chief Cashier for the Bank of England from January 2004 to April 2011 This is a Series E – Revision note issued on the 7 November 2000 and was withdrawn from circulation on Thursday 1 March 2018 […]

  • Elizabeth Fry Five Pound Note

    Elizabeth Fry Five Pound Note

    This is an Elizabeth Fry Five Pound Note Note numbered JC72951409 Signed by Chief Cashier from January 2004 to April 2011 – Andrew Bailey This is an Series E – revision type note. These notes were first issued on 21st May 2002 and withdrawn on 5th May 2017. The wording on the front of this […]

  • Duke of Wellington Five Pound Note

    Duke of Wellington Five Pound Note

    This Old Duke of Wellington Five Pound Note, number RB54 688691 is signed by the Chief Cashier at the time D H F Somerset David Henry Fitzroy Somerset or just DHF Somerset worked as Chief Cashier of the Bank of England from 1980 to his retirement in 1988. Queen Elizabeth II (1926 – 2022) is […]

  • Sir Isaac Newton One Pound Note

    Sir Isaac Newton One Pound Note

    This Sir Isaac Newton One Pound Note is number DS04 343152, Signed by the Chief Cashier at the time D H F Somerset David Somerset, or David Henry Fitzroy Somerset worked as Chief Cashier from 1980 to his retirement in 1988. The wording on this one pound note says ‘BANK OF ENGLAND. I PROMISE TO […]