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British, Newcastle, Proof £5, c.1832

Item Reference: EM37816

British, Newcastle, Proof £5, c.1832

Great Britain, Northumberland, Newcastle, The Newcastle Bank (1755-1839, founded by Ralph Carr and known as the "Old Bank" from 1755, taken over by The Northumberland & Durham Bank in 1839), Card Proof £5 (Five Pound) Banknote, c.1832/1839, unumbered, for Ridley, Bigge & Co, engraved on steel by W H Lizars of Edinburgh, vignette of the Coat of Arms of Newcastle Upon Tyne to left, St Nicholas Cathedral and Castle top centre.

Ex Brian Kemp collection.

Pinholes to left, extremely fine and extremely rare.