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Banknotes and Paper Ephemera
British WWI Treasury 10-Shillings, 1914
Item Reference: FG44163
Great Britain, Treasury Note, John Bradbury (1914-1919, after serving under Asquith and Lloyd George, Bradbury was a permanent secretary to the Treasury during the First World War when he was instrumental in replacing gold with paper currency; he was knighted in 1913), World War One Emergency Issue, uniface 10 Shillings banknote, undated (August 1914), serial number S6 012994, “These notes are a Legal Tender for a payment of any amount. Issued by the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty’sTreasury under Authority of Act of Parliament”, bust of King George V to left, signature lower right, 128mm x 63mm (Duggleby T.8). Lightly pressed, otherwise good very fine.