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Accession No 1978-137-004
Name/Title banknote; shilling (5)
Primary Prod Date 1797
Brief Description Five shilling Carron Company note decorated on the obverse with a small picture of the arms of the company and wavy lines. The watermark is Carron Company inside a rectangle.
Printed on the obverse is "A/ No./ No. A Carron, MAY 1797/ On demand We promise to pay to/ Mr. D. Slee or Bearer, the sum of/ Five Shillings Sterling, By order of/ a General Court of CARRON COMPANY:/ £5 Stg/ Entd. bN/ Kirkwood & Sons ---/ CARRON COMPANY" .
Measurement Part 0 - Whole
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Measurement Reading W 10.5cm (W 4 1/8")
L 18cm (L 7 1/16")
Measurement Type Dimensions
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Associated Date 1797
Associated Person Carron Co
Associated Place Carron Iron Works/Stenhouse Rd/Stenhousemuir/Larbert area
Subject Category Carron Company/Hanoverian/currency
Signature & Date printing:obverse:"A/ No./ No. A Carron, MAY 1797/ On demand We promise to pay to/ Mr. D. Slee or Bearer, the sum of/ Five Shillings Sterling, By order of/ a General Court of CARRON COMPANY:/ £5 Stg/ Entd. bN/ Kirkwood & Sons ---/ CARRON COMPANY" .
writing[red ink]:obverse:One of the/ old 5/ // notes when/ silver was/scarce/ & had all to be got fr government"
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