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Accession No 1978-137-006
Name/Title banknote; guinea (1)
Primary Prod Date 1811
Brief Description Guinea note from Falkirk Union Bank. Decorated on the obverse in black ink with an image of an oval vignettes of intertwined rose, thistle and shamrock. It is dated and numbered by hand with two signatures and is printed on wove paper. This note was designed by G Paton and the marking on the reverse is illegible. Printed on the obverse is "One Guinea/ TRIA JUNCTION IN UNO/ G.Paton Script Kirkwood & Son/ No. [36//251] FALKIRK/ [11 Sept/ 1811]/ The Falkirk Union Bank/ Promise to pay [[Wm Gentles] or/ the bearer on demand ONE GUINEA/ At their Office here No. [36//251]/ By Order of the Company/ [James brown] Cashier./ Entd. pr. [Will. Horn]/ FALKIRK UNION BANK". On the watermark is "Falkirk Union Bank" on the sides of the triangle. On the revenue stamp is "Four Pence" and an image of a crown with a plaque and wreath. Printed by Kirkwood and Son.
Primary Maker Kirkwood & Son
Measurement Part 0 - Whole
0 - Whole
Measurement Reading L 15cm (L 5 7/8")
W 12.5cm (W 4 15/16")
Measurement Type Dimensions
Dimensions
Associated Date 1803-1816
Associated Person Falkirk Union Bank
Subject Category Falkirk Union Banking Company/Hanoverian/currency
Signature & Date printing:obverse:"One Guinea/ TRIA JUNCTION IN UNO/ G.Paton Script Kirkwood & Son/ No. [36//251] FALKIRK/ [11 Sept/ 1811]/ The Falkirk Union Bank/ Promise to pay [[Wm Gentles] or/ the bearer on demand ONE GUINEA/ At their Office here No. [36//251]/ By Order of the Company/ [James brown] Cashier./ Entd. pr. [Will. Horn]/ FALKIRK UNION BANK"
watermark:"Falkirk Union Bank" [on the sides of the triangle]
revenue stamp:"Four Pence"
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