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Accession No 1978-137-026
Name/Title banknote; pound (1)
Primary Prod Date 1815
Brief Description Pound note issued by the Falkirk Union Bank. Decorated with a thistle, rose and shamrock entwined with a small picture of a woman standing over a thistle with two ships in the background. The revenue stamp is an a crowned plaque with a wreath and a coat of arms The watermark is a triangle within a rectangle. Printed from a copper plate engraved by Kirkwood and Son from a design by G Paton. Printed on the obverse is "ONE LI./ Engraved by/ Kirkwood & Sons Edinburgh/ POUND FALKIRK,/ Sterling [20 July] 181[5]/ No.B [55//720] The Falkirk Union Bank/ promise to pay [Wm Gentles] or the bearer/ on demand Twenty Shillings Sterling/ At their Office here/ No. [55//720]/ By order of the Company/ [James Brown] Cashier./ Entd. pr. [Will. Horn]/ R Kirkwood ---". On the revenue stamp is " PROM Y NOTE FOUR PENCE HON SOIT QUI MAI V PENSE ONE PENNY". On the watermark is "FALKIRK UNION BANK".
Primary Maker Kirkwood & Son
Measurement Part 0 - Whole
0 - Whole
Measurement Reading L 14.5cm (L 5 11/16")
W 12.7cm (W 5")
Measurement Type Dimensions
Dimensions
Associated Date 20 Jul 1815
Associated Person Falkirk Union Bank
Subject Category Falkirk Union Banking Company/Hanoverian/currency
Signature & Date printing:obverse:"ONE LI./ Engraved by/ Kirkwood & Sons Edinburgh/ POUND FALKIRK,/ Sterling [20 July] 181[5]/ No.B [55//720] The Falkirk Union Bank/ promise to pay [Wm Gentles] or the bearer/ on demand Twenty Shillings Sterling/ At their Office here/ No. [55//720]/ By order of the Company/ [James Brown] Cashier./ Entd. pr. [Will. Horn]/ R Kirkwood ---"
revenue stamp:"PROM NOTE FOUR PENCE HON SOIT QUI MAI V PENSE ONE PENNY"
watermark:"FALKIRK UNION BANK"
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