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London Coins Auction 165
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
London Coins Auction 166
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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B253

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Auction 159
English Banknotes Five Shillings (Crown) , B253, very scarce fractional war note never issued, these notes were prepared during WW2 as s because of a feared shortage of silver coins due to problems with the power supply at the royal mint, 8 million notes were printed and distributed to the clearing banks in 1941, the paper has no watermark but does have a security thread, the crisis at the Royal Mint passed and the notes were then not authorised for issue and were all supposedly destroyed, this note is one of a very few that survived and is therefore extremely scarce and an essential issue for any serious collector of British banknotes, some surface dirt, about VF
£2,300 London Coins : A159 : Lot 1480 : Five Shillings (Crown) Bank of England, Peppiatt B253, very scarce fractional war note never issued,... London Coins : A159 : Lot 1480 : Five Shillings (Crown) Bank of England, Peppiatt B253, very scarce fractional war note never issued,...

Auction 134
English Banknotes Five Shillings . B253. Excessively rare. VF condition.
£4,000 London Coins : A134 : Lot 395 : Five Shillings Peppiatt. B253.  Excessively rare. VF condition.

Auction 134
English Banknotes s B253 issued 1941, split & rejoined at centre and repaired horizontally from centre to right side, paper condition presentable VF but grades G-VG due to repairs, extremely rare
£2,000 London Coins : A134 : Lot 394 : Five shillings Peppiatt emergency issue B253 issued 1941, split & rejoined at centre and rep... London Coins : A134 : Lot 394 : Five shillings Peppiatt emergency issue B253 issued 1941, split & rejoined at centre and rep...

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