Pound Notes: 50 Years and Counting

Photo: The Daily Mail The first ever image of a royalty was printed on £1 note in 1960. After 50 years (and counting), the Queen of Eng...




The first ever image of a royalty was printed on £1 note in 1960.
After 50 years (and counting), the Queen of England remains as the figure on the banknotes.





Sketch by Robert Austin. The first banknote which features the monarch on the £1 note.


Harry Ecclestone's drawing of the £20 note.


Harry Ecclestone's second drawing, this time for the £5 note.


Roger Withingtin's picture and the £5 note.


The banknotes and the images are featured at the A Decoration-And A Safeguard exhibition at Bank of England Museum, London at present.



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