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PAPER MONEY OF SCOTLAND ALL UPDATES / AMENDMENTS to 26 November 2019

by Jonathan Callaway & Dave Murphy

 

p86/7 BA 79c £1 New proof date 1 Aug 1868

p163 BA 107a £5 Example recorded with no SPECIMEN stamp and no punch holes

p177 BA 111a £1 Proofs inscribed ‘PROOFING PLATE’ recorded with minor colour variations

p178 BA 112a £5 Prefix B notes dated 4 Nov 1968 NOT 1 Nov 1968

p179 BA 112b £5 Prefix D notes dated 9 Dec 1969 NOT 8 Dec 1969

p183 BA 113fr £1 High serials on 9 Nov 1984 Z/3 0311408

p183 BA 113fr £1 Low serials on 12 Dec 1985 Z/3 0325001

p184 BA 113gr £1 Highest recorded Z/3 0543180, print run ends Z/3 0552000

p189 BA 114fr £5 High serials on 12 Sep 1984 ZB 464880

p228 BA 129br £20 High serials on 19 Jan 2009 ZZ 069552

p229 BA 130ar £50 High serials on 17 Sep 2007 ZZ 007573

p231 BA 131ar £100 High serials on 17 Sep 2007 ZZ 004374

p233 BA 133a £5 Experimental notes dated 19 May 2005 prefix XX serials 009012 to 029019

p234 BA 134a £10 Experimental notes dated 1 Jun 2016 prefix XX serials 010291 to 045978

p234 BA 134a £10 Specimen recorded, no SPECIMEN stamp

p238 BL 9 10s Copper plate dated 17.. recorded. “British Linnen Company” “pay xxx or bearer on demand Ten Shillings Sterling Value received in goods”

p244 BL 20d 1gn Copper plate dated 1 Aug 1783 recorded

p250 BL 32 1gn Copper plate (undated) recorded

p254 BL 39b £1 New proof dates 3 Jul 1861, 1 Oct 1862 and 2 Dec 1863

p258 BL 44a £1 Last date with florettes is 2 Feb 1881

p259 BL 44b £1 First date with no florettes is 3 Oct 1881

p259 BL 44b £1 New proof dates 3 Oct 1881, 1 Apr 1882, 1 Jan 1883, 2 May 1883, 8 Nov 1884 and 16 May 1885

p260 BL 44d £1 New proof date 10 Feb 1888

p261/2 BL 44e/f £1 Signature on proof dated 23 Jan 1900 is P Martine not Hogg

p261 BL 44e £1 New proof dates 20 Jul 1892, 3 May 1894, 22 Apr 1895, 22 Oct 1896, 18 Dec 1896, 30 Nov 1897, 26 Aug 1898, 28 Mar 1899 and 23 Jan 1900

p262 BL 44f £1 New proof dates 10 Apr 1900, 15 Sep 1900, 9 Aug 1902, 3 Jun 1903

p262 BL 44f/g £1 Signature on issued and proof notes dated 6 Apr 1904 is Gordon Brown not Hogg

p263 BL 45a £5 New proofs, undated, 7 Oct 1881, 1 Sep 1882, 6 Mar 1884 and 15 Feb 1886

p264 BL 45b £5 New proof dates 16 Feb 1899, 1 Mar 1900, 14 Oct 1901 and 30 Jan 1903

p271-3 BL 50-53 £5-£100 Watermark confirmed as BRITISH LINEN / COMPANY / BANK

p287 BL 64 £1 Colour trial 2 Dec 1929 prefix Q, brown with green underprint

p316 BL 74 £100 Lowest serials of large group now V/3 02/137

p333 CA 15a £1 Notes dated 16 Jan 1893 carry additional prefix letters J lower left and right

p365 UB 41 £1 New date 11 Nov 1867 suffix A, serials 280/651

p389 UB 63e £1 Date should be 10 Jul 1939 for prefix O/1 to O/40

p412 BC 7 £1 Notes dated 1 May 1855 has two small florettes either side of the main vignette

p412 BC 7 £1 Low serials on 1 May 1855 73/216

p451 PB 9a £1 New variety, uniface, plate H 1853, impressed revenue stamp

p533 CL 41cr £1 Low serials on 8 Apr 1985 D/ZZ 000944

p539 CL 44 £10 Specimen 7 May 1988 no prefix/serials

p539 CL 44r £10 Replacement on 9 Nov 1990 E/ZZ 011477

p542/3 CL 46/46r £50 Date should be 20 Apr 1992

p543 CL 47b £100 Specimen (not DLR) E/DM 000000 9 Nov 1991

p546 CL 48c £5 Specimen (not DLR) E/DU 000000 1 Dec 1997

p546 CL 48cr £5 Replacement on 1 Dec 1997 E/ZZ 039309

p550 CL 50c £10 Specimen (not DLR) E/VD 000000 22 Mar 1996

p562 CL 57a/b £20 The G/AD commemorative has the Lighthouse and Holmwood House on the back, NOT the Glasgow School of Art

p566 CL 59 £20 Limited edition (from a single sheet of 40) in Perspex with prefix EXCHANGE, no serials, all donated to attendees at opening dinner on 6 Jun 2005

p567 CL 59r £20 Caption on illustration should be CL 59r

p575 CL 64ar £5 Low serials E/ZZ 075385

p579 CL 66c £20 Additional print run of 8mn notes, same date, W/NS to W/NZ

p579 CL 66cr £20 High serials E/ZZ 959646, new prefix F/ZZ 000271 to 006543

p580 CL 67ar £50 High serials E/ZZ 014587

p580 CL 67b £50 Additional print run of 1mn notes, same date, W/HU 500001 to W/HV 500000

p580 CL 67br £50 High serials E/ZZ 034877

p582 CL 68r £100 High serials E/ZZ 003578

p585 CL 71a/71ar £10 Date should be 25 Jan 2017

p585 CL 71a £10 Specimen W/HT 000000, no SPECIMEN stamp, cut from sheet

p585 CL 71a £10 Additional print run of 12mn notes, same date, W/KP to W/LA

p585 CL 71ar £10 High serials E/ZZ 482776

p630 NS 28c £20 Caption on illustration should be NS 34b (there is a barely visible rubber stamp overprint)

p656 TC 1 £1 New date 6 Jun 1826 handwritten serials 147/601

p656 TC 1 £1 New date 2 Jun 1838 handwritten serials 256/559

p666 TC 12a £5 New proof date 1 Mar 1894

p670 TC 16 £1 Notes dated 1 May 1907 – lower serials than range given were overprinted

p688 GR 1 £1 Vignette is James Watt

p705 RB 30b £1 New plate letter O (1816) with impressed revenue stamp

p724 RB 53b £1 New date 11 Oct 1880 K 959/397

p724 RB 53c £1 Date 1 Mar 1897 prefix X serials 527/226

p725 RB 53d £1 First date 1 Nov 1900 carries the old printers imprint (no ‘Limited’ or ‘and London’)

p735 RB 55d £1 Date should be 24 Jan 1946 not 24 Dec 1946

p744 RB 57e £5 High serials 2 Feb 1925 E 2233/6527

p744 RB 57e £5 Low serials 2 Feb 1929 E 2728/5491

p744 RB 57e £5 High serials 1 Jun 1931 E 3164/2774

p744 RB 57e £5 High serials 10 Apr 1941 E 4956/1066

p746 RB 57g £5 Low serials 1 Mar 1943 F 332/6290

p746/7 RB 57g/h £5 Deckle edge notes recorded on dates 1 Mar 1943 and 2 May 1944

p747 RB 57h £5 Low serials 2 May 1944 F 1632/6275

p747 RB 57h £5 High serials 1 Jul 1947 F 2970/3952

p748 RB 58a £5 Low serials 1 Jul 1952 G 1596/9027

p748 RB 58a £5 Low serials 1 Dec 1952 G 3022/4233

p749 RB 58c £5 High serials 1 Jul 1953 G 5250/9979

p749 RB 58c £5 Low serials 1 Feb 1954 G 5495/8885

p751 RB 58e £5 High serials 3 Jan 1963 G 32846/9135

p753/754 £10 In 1978 RBS reported that there were 209 £10 notes dated prior to 1969 still outstanding

p754 RB 60c £10 New date 2 Jan 1920 D 22/4293

p754 RB 60c £10 High serials 1 Oct 1937 D 99/9782

p755 RB 61b £20 New date 1 Jun 1912 C 516/3128

p756 RB 61c £20 New date 1 Feb 1917 D 55/986

p756 RB 61c £20 New date 1 May 1924 D 184/6629

p756 RB 61c £20 New date 20 Feb 1925 D 212/2368

p756 RB 61c £20 High serials 1 Mar 1932 D 297/9380

p756 RB 61c £20 High serials 3 Jan 1938 D 340/7809

p757 RB 61c £20 High serials 14 Feb 1939 D 355/986

p757 RB 61c £20 High serials 1 Jun 1940 D 370/3821

p757 RB 61c £20 Low serials 1 Oct 1941 D 381/6134

p757 RB 61c £20 Low serials 7 Sep 1942 D 428/5413

p757 RB 61c £20 High serials 1 Jun 1944 D 453/508

p761 RB 62c £100 New date, printed date style 19.. , 2 Feb 1929 D 21/4032

p785 RB 81b £5 Font size of signatory’s title 4 Jan 1984 slightly smaller and 3 Jan 1985 slightly larger

p791 RB 87 £10 Specimen new date/prefix 24 Jan 1990 A/96 000000

p791 RB 87r £10 High serials on 22 Feb 1989 Z/1 178023

p791 RB 87r £10 Low serials on 24 Jan 1990 Z/1 189881

p795 RB 90ar £1 High serials on 13 Dec 1988 Z/1 189112

p795 RB 90ar £1 Low serials on 26 Jul 1989 Z/1 192808

p805 RB 97e £5 Specimen B/97 000000 21 Nov 2008

p806 RB 99 £5 Date should be 14 May 2004

p811 RB 103c £10 Specimen D/81 000000 30 Nov 2010

p816 RB 105dr £20 High serials 20 Dec 2007 Z/1 286786

p816 RB 105e £20 Specimen C/4 000000 30 Nov 2010

p816 RB 105f £20 New date 4 Apr 2017 C/59 to C/73 = 15mn notes

p817 RB 105fr £20 High serials 31 Jan 2016 Z/1 409583

p817 RB 105fr £20 Replacement on 4 Apr 2017 Z/1 447857

p817 RB 106 £100 The unique £100 note prepared for the Queen Mother was prepared by De La Rue not RBS themselves and is consistent in size and colour (red) with other £100 Ilay series notes

p821 RB 109ar £100 Replacement 23 Mar 1994 Z/1 006100

p823 RB 110 £5 Specimen AA 000000

p824 RB 111a £10 Specimen AA 000000

p831 CO 7b £1 New dates 1 May 1825 (plate L) and 2 Jun 1826 (plate n/k)

p834 CO 11 £1 New date 2 Oct 1826 serials 14/95

p838 CO 19a £1 New date 2 Jan 1834, plate B, serials 171/195

p838 CO 19c £1 Undated proof prefix 8/C

p848 CO 36a £1 New proof date 1 May 1863

p850 CO 36b £1 New proof dates 1 Nov 1875, 1 Nov 1879

p854 CO 42b £1 New proof date 3 Jan 1883

p855 CO 44 £10 In 1978 RBS reported that just 22 Commercial Bank £10 notes were outstanding

p873 CO 56g £1 Final date should be 2 Jan 1923 not 3 Jan 1923

p873 CO 56g £1 Bradbury Wilkinson specimen suggests final print run ended at 21/J 28/450 not 28/500

p879 CO 60 £1 Waterlow colour trial in brown 1 Nov 1926

p882 CO 61e £1 Missing line 6 Aug 1940: V/24 000001 – 250000

p884 CO 62b £5 Waterlow specimen 2 Dec 1929

p889 CO 64b £20 Caption on illustration should be CO 64b

p903 NA 2 1gn New date 1 Jan 1829 serials A 186/487, red control mark

p911 NA 12 £1 New prefix 11 Nov 1880 A/W 25/131

p912 NA 13 £5 Issued note 10 Nov 1877, red FIVE panel, C 153/093

p913 NA 17a £1 Overprint on 11 Nov 1880 prefix A/W

p913 NA 17b (new) £5 Overprint on 10 Nov 1877, C 153/093, red gothic script not Roman capitals (seen in RBS)

p916 NA 22 £10 In 1978 RBS reported that just 60 National Bank £10 notes were outstanding

p917 NA 25 £1 New date 15 Nov 1897 (on printing plate)

p918 NA 25 £1 Waterlow specimen 11 Nov 1889 also seen on lower quality paper (copy?)

p922 NA 29 £1 Low serials 15 May 1908 F 014-730

p922 NA 29 £1 New date 11 Nov 1909 F 466-433

p922 NA 29 £1 High serials 15 May 1913 G 579-751

p924 NA 30 £1 Low serials 11 Nov 1919 L 218-227

p927 NA 35 £5 High serials 2 Jul 1928 A 738-368

p939 NA 58 £5 High serials 1 Dec 1955 E 329-542

p940 NA 59 £20 High serials 16 May 1935 A 108-916

p940 NA 59 £20 Low serials 1 Jul 1936 A 109-043

p944 NA 65a £100 High serials 1 Jul 1936 A 022-889

p946 NA 67 £100 High serials 1 Mar 1952 A 029-656

p956 NC 11 £10 In 1978 RBS reported that 6,793 National Commercial £10 notes were outstanding

p985 CB 1 £1 Proof / essay (possibly by Lizars, no imprint), CITY BANKING CO OF GLASGOW

p988 CG 1c £1 Date should be 1 May 1857 not 11 May 1857

p991 CG 5a £100 ADD: Unissued note on watermarked paper From £2500 EF

p992 CG 6c £1 High serials on 11 Nov 1865 C 379/454

p992 CG 6c £1 Low serials on 11 Nov 1868 D 158/305

p1040 LB 5b £1 New date 1 Jun 1819 serials 152/208

p1042 LB 7 £5 High serials on 3 Sep 1821 now 74/460

p1044 LB 9a £1 Low serials on 1 Aug 1823 now 23/24

p1044 LB 9a £1 High serials on 1 May 1824 now 39/95

p1047 LB 11 £5 Low serials on 1 Oct 1825 now 29/216

p1061 RE - Ranked stamp should be RANKED / SE 30 / 1842 – this is a date and stamps with other dates are known: AU 1, JN 15, JN 30 etc, all 1842

p1062 RE 4 1gn Latest date without RANKED stamp 1823, plate Q (also 1818, plate Q)

p1064 RE 7 £1 Earliest date without RANKED stamp 1828

p1072 TW 3a (new) £20 Proof (printer unknown) dated 181.., partners: Batson, Berry, Bailey & Langhorn

p1079 YE 1 (new) 1gn New Issuer: 1gn note (upper half only) in name of George Yeaman & Company, Dundee, unissued and undated but probably c.1780s. In 1783 George & William Yeaman were listed as merchants in Dundee

p1100 PR 110 - Plate is in the Royal Bank’s archives

p1120 PR 233 (new) £1 New issuer: The People’s Bank of Govanhill, set up in Glasgow 2015 as a feminist community group and local exchange, with its own local currency. A few notes have reached the collectors’ market and issuance is believed to have been discontinued.

p1126 PR 275 (new) sheet Pull of complete plate (8 impressions), 563 x 420mm, signed by D Y Cameron

p1127 PR 280 3d Add Camp 111, Deer Park Camp, Monymusk, Aberdeenshire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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