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'White £5 Banknote' Supersize Commemorative Strike

  • Celebrating the 'White Fiver' - withdrawn over 50 years ago
  • The first £5 Banknote from the Bank of England
  • A perfect reproduction of an original 'White Fiver'
  • Available

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  • Complete your collection with confidence - you are free to cancel this service at any time
  • Save a minimum of 10% on each item within the collection
  • Receive a FREE display case or folder with each collection
Amount due: £89.95

Prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs

Amount due: £89.95

Prices incl. VAT plus shipping costs

For those of us remembering the good old days of shillings and halfpence, it hardly seems... more
'White £5 Banknote' Supersize Commemorative Strike
For those of us remembering the good old days of shillings and halfpence, it hardly seems possible - but it was over 50 years ago on 13 March 1961 that the elegant White Five Pound Note was withdrawnfrom circulation forever. Commonly referred to as the 'White Fiver' because it was printed on white paper, this banknote is remembered with affection by many of us. Years ago a crisp white five-poundnote in your pocket would have been riches indeed. The note was originally issued in 1793 when, following the outbreak of war with Revolutionary France, a lower denomination was required to replace gold coins. Although the Bank of England issued its first colour notes in 1928, the higher denomination notes from £5 to £1000 remained printed in Black and White. The banknote featured on this gold plated commemorative coin is the white fiver. First issued in 1793 it was only ever printed on one side and featured a simple, elegant design with a small vignette of a seated Britannia, by the Bank's official seal. The white fiver is still remembered with affection by many people - the design endured until the new coloured "Helmeted Britannia" £5 was issued in 1957. The past centuries have seen many changes, not just in the role of the Bank of England, but also from the first handwritten bills of exchange through to the complex and sophisticated designs seen today.
Details
Limitation: 9,999 complete editions
Weight: 110 g
Material: Copper gold-plated with padprint
Issue Year: 2015
Diameter: 70 mm
Obverse: £5 White Note
Reverse: British Banknotes
Finish: Gold-plated
Material: Copper
Quality: Proof
Issue Year: 2010 to 2015

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By ordering an item inclusive of our collector... more

The Windsor Mint® collector service

By ordering an item inclusive of our collector service, you will receive further items in the same collection automatically (in approximately monthly intervals) for approval (approval sale). This means, you are free to return any items delivered within 27 days after receipt, without any reasons or questions asked. Any money paid for the item will be refunded automatically and without any hassle for you. This service guarantees that you will be able to complete a collection started as far as you wish, without fear to miss out on items in the collection. You can pause or cancel this collector service at any time by a simple information to us. Any details can also be found in our Terms and Conditions.

Your advantages joining our collector service:

• Massive savings – You don't only save massively on the starter item, you also secure regular discounts of at least 10% compared to the prices of individual items
• You will receive a FREE collection case or album as part of your edition
• You will receive a certificate of ownership with your edition
• You have the guarantee to be able to own a complete collection - without any missing items. Once you order a starter item with collector service, our experts make sure that all other items stay reserved for you and are released only when you cancel this service.
• You will beat collectors buying individual items only to rare issues, due to your completion guarantee.

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