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Accession No 1978-137-009
Name/Title banknote; pound (20)
Primary Prod Date 1815
Brief Description Twenty pound note from the Falkirk Union Bank. Decorated in black ink it has on it an image of a standing female figure in a oval with a thistle and ship. The water make is a rectangle with a triangle inside it. Printed on the obverse is "£20/ TWENTY POUNDS/ No. [10//5] Falkirk [9 Augt 1813]/ The Falkirk Union Bank/ Promise to pay [Wm gentles] or the bearer/ on demand Twenty Pounds Sterlg at their/ Office here/ No. [10//5]/ By Order of the Company./ [James brown] Cashier./ Entd. pr. [Will. Horn]/ G.Paton -- Kirkwood & Son/ FALKIRK UNION BANK".
Primary Maker Kirkwood & Son
Measurement Part 0 - Whole
0 - Whole
Measurement Reading L 20.5cm (L 8 1/16")
W 12.7cm (W 5")
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:"£20/ TWENTY POUNDS/ No. [10//5] Falkirk [9 Augt 1813]/ The Falkirk Union Bank/ Promise to pay [Wm gentles] or the bearer/ on demand Twenty Pounds Sterlg at their/ Office here/ No. [10//5]/ By Order of the Company./ [James brown] Cashier./ Entd. pr. [Will. Horn]/ G.Paton -- Kirkwood & Son/ FALKIRK UNION BANK"
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