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£5 Beale B270 (EF) P12 000203 - Low Serial Number

£5 Beale B270 (EF) P12 000203 - Low Serial Number

There is no shortage of white banknotes on offer from Auction Houses and Dealers. There is however, a shortage of quality British white banknotes. The above Beale £5 (B270) is a superb addition to any collection. It is a high grade note with a very low serial number. The scan shows the clarity of the banknote's watermark and the embossing is still clear when the note is held up at 45 degrees to the light. The British Banknote collector always looks for quality and this note meets the criteria for sure. Should you have any notes to value, to discuss or to sell, do contact me directly by phone or email. I am very happy to assist in any way possible.

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British banknotes, paper money, has a long history dating back to 1695, the year after the founding of the Bank of England. Over the centuries, banknotes have developed in face value even though for most people until 1914, banknotes were rarely seen or used.

It was after the outbreak of WW1 banknotes were produced with lower values, 10/- and £1. These are ‘Treasury Notes’, signed by the Chief Cashier of the Bank of England, John Bradbury. ‘Bradburys’ and ‘Warren Fisher’ notes are very collectible. Some notes are rare and of great value. Collectors of British banknotes are attracted by their design, rarity, currency history and can be seen also as an investment.

For most, it is n interest, focussing upon a particular area such as Treasury Notes, White Banknotes, Replacement Notes, Experimental Notes, Errors, Low serial numbers, Debdens, First and Last runs. Amongst the British and World banknotes on offer here, I hope you will find banknotes to enhance your collection. Have a look also at the Provincial Notes on offer.

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Here is a new website…https://www.ukbanknotecollector.com/ The seller has been a collector and is selling off stock at good prices so have a look at what is on offer. It is always good for all buyers to have a wide choice and to shop around for the best prices.