Auction: 12034 - The David Kirch Collection of Bank of England Notes - Part I.
Lot: 49

Bank of England, Matthew Marshall (1835-1864), £5, Portsmouth, 26 October 1849, serial number C/T 90496, black and white, ornate crowned vignette of Britannia top left, value in black tablet low left, manuscript signature low right(EPM B 203a), cut and rejoined, annotations and oval Bankstamp low centre, pinholes but overall a solid and original about very fine and Portsmouth an iconic rarity for a Bank of England branch of issue, an exceptional note and one of the highlights of this landmark collection

Sold for £33,000

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