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UK Ten Pound Banknotes

 

Rotographic 14th Edition of "Collector's Banknotes"

Reference

Vincent Duggleby's
7th Edition of "English Paper Money"
Reference

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2009 Banknote
Yearbook 6th Edition:
Reference

Date
Prefix Sequence
Sequence Detail
Notes/comments

10 Pounds- Blak and White Series - C.P. Mahon (1925 - 1929)
Series A - Black and White - 212 x 135mm - 6.25 x 5.25in

RB151
-
-
BE150
1925 (April)
-
-

London 1925

Liverpool 1925

Manchester 1925

London 1927

Birmingham 1927

10 Pounds- Blak and White Series - B.G. Catterns (1929 - 1934)
Series A - Black and White - 212 x 135mm - 6.25 x 5.25in

RB152
-
-
BE151
1929 (March)
-
-

London 1929

Liverpool 1929

Birmingham 1929

10 Pounds- Blak and White Series - K.O. Peppiatt (1934 - 1949)
Series A - Black and White - 212 x 135mm - 6.25 x 5.25in

RB153
-
-
BE152
1934 (August)
-
-

London 1934

London 1935

London 1938

Liverpool 1938

Birmingham 1935

10 Pounds - Portrait Issue - J. Q, Hollom (1962 - 1966)
Series C - Brown - 150 x 93mm - 5.3125 x 3.625in
RB154
B299
-
BE153a
1964 (February)
LNN
A01
-
-
BE153b
A--
-
-
BE153c
A40
-
10 Pounds - Portrait Issue - J. S. Fforde (1966 - 1970)
Series C - Brown - 150 x 93mm - 5.3125 x 3.625in
RB156
B316
-
BE154a
1967 (January)
LNN
A41
-
BE154b
A--
(Overlaps with Page BE155a, b below)
-
BE154c
A98
10 Pounds - Portrait Issue - J. B. Page (1970 - 1980)
Series C - Brown - 150 x 93mm - 5.3125 x 3.625in
RB158
B326
-
BE155a
1971
LNN
A91
-
-
BE155b
A--
(Overlaps with Fforde BE154b, c above)
-
BE155c
B--, C--
-
-
BE155d
C90
(last prefix of Portrait Series £10)
RB159
B327
-
BE156a
1971
LNN
M01
Replacmnt Notes
-
BE156b
M--
Replacmnt Notes (traced to M17)
-
-
BE157
1971
LNN
-
Pair of consecutively numbered notes with signaturesof J.S. Fforde and J.B. Page (traced in prefixes A91 to A95 only)

10 Pounds - Pictorial Issue - J. B. Page (1970 - 1980)
Series D - Brown and Multicoloured - 151 x 85mm - 5.875 x 3.375in

Reverse depicting Florence Nightingale

RB161
B330
-
BE158a
1975 (February)
LNN
A01
-
-
BE158b
A--
-
-
BE158c
B-- to S--
-
-
BE158d
T--
-
-
BE158e
T20
-
-
BE158f
U--
(traced to U34, U35 and U39 with only 1 copy of each prefix known and overlaps with Somerset BE160b below)
-
-
BE158A
-
Pair of consecutively numbered notes with signaturesof J.B. Page and D. H. F. Somerset (traced in prefixes U35 only)
RB162
B331
-
BE159a
1975 (February)
LNN
M01
-
-
BE159b
M--
-
-
BE159c
M50
-
10 Pounds - Pictorial Issue - D. H. F. Somerset (1980 - 1988)
Series D - Brown and Multicoloured - 151 x 85mm - 5.875 x 3.375in
Reverse depicting Florence Nightingale
RB163
B346
-
BE160a
1980 (December)
LNN
U01
-
-
BE160b
U--
(Overlaps with Page BE158f above)
-
BE160c
W-- to Y--
-
-
BE160d
Z--
-
-
BE160e
Z80
-
RB164
B347
-
BE161a
01A
-
-
BE161b
--A
-
-
BE161c
--B to --K
-
-
BE161d
--L
-
-
BE161e
40L
-

10 Pounds - Pictorial Issue - D. H. F. Somerset (1980 - 1988)
Series D - Brown and Multicoloured - 151 x 85mm - 5.875 x 3.375in
Reverse depicting Florence Nightingale

With 0.5mm wide security thread. Reverse printed by lithography. Small "L" on reverse.

RB165
B348
-
BE162a
1984 (February)
LLNN
AN01
-
-
BE162b
AN-- to AZ-- BN-- to BZ-- CN--
-
-
BE162c
CR--
-
-
BE162d
CR90
-

10 Pounds - Pictorial Issue - D. H. F. Somerset (1980 - 1988)
Series D - Brown and Multicoloured - 151 x 85mm - 5.875 x 3.375in
Reverse depicting Florence Nightingale

With 1mm wide windowed security thread. Reverse printed by lithography. Small "L" on reverse.

RB166
B349
-
BE163a
1987 (July)
LLNN
CS01
-
-
BE163b
CS-- to CZ--
-
-
BE163c
DN--
(traced to DN30)

10 Pounds - Pictorial Issue - G. M. Gill (1988 - 1991)
Series D - Brown and Multicoloured - 151 x 85mm - 5.875 x 3.375in
Reverse depicting Florence Nightingale

RB167
B354
-
BE164a
1988 (March)
LLNN
DR01
-
-
BE164b
DR-- to DZ, EN--, ER--, HN--, HR-- to HZ--, JN--
-
-
BE164c
JR--
-
-
BE164d
JR60
-

10 Pounds - Pictorial Issue - G. E. A. Kentfield (1991 - 1998)
Series D - Brown and Multicoloured - 151 x 85mm - 5.875 x 3.375in
Reverse depicting Florence Nightingale

RB168
B360
-
BE165a
1991 (November)
LLNN
KN01
-
-
BE165b
KN--, KR--
-
-
BE165c
KR30
(Last prefix of Pictorial Series "D" £10 Serial numbers from circulation below 998500 with th eexception of 722501 to 723000)
-
BE165d
KR30
(Serial Numbers 722501 to 723000 and 998500 to 999999 from packs)

10 Pounds - Historical Issue - G. E. A. Kentfield (1991 - 1998)
Series E - Orange and Multicoloured - 142 x 75mm - 5.5625 x 2.9375in
Reverse depicting Charles Dickens

RB1001
B366
-
BE166a
1992 (April)
LNN
A01
-
-
BE166b
A-- to E--, H-- to L--, N--, R--, X--
-
-
BE166c
X40
(Last official run serial numbers from circulation below 998500)
-
BE166d
X40
(Serial Numbers 998500 to 999999 from packs)
-
BE166e
Y--
(Extra using unenhanced design traced from Y41 to Y96)
RB1002
-
-
BE167a
1992 (April)
LNN
M01
Replacement Notes
-
-
BE167b
M--
Replacement Notes
-
-
BE167c
M40
Replacement Notes
-
-
BE167d
Z90
Experimental Notes

10 Pounds - Historical Issue - G. E. A. Kentfield (1991 - 1998)
Series E - Orange and Multicoloured - 142 x 75mm - 5.5625 x 2.9375in
Reverse depicting Charles Dickens
With enhanced and additional value tablets

-
B368
-
BE168a
1993 (October)
LLNN
AA00
(followed by 000000 (Registration note issued in error))
RB1003
-
BE168b
DA01
-
-
BE168c
DA-- to DE--, DH-- to DL--, EA-- to EK--, HA-- to HE--, HH-- to HK--, JA-- to JE--, JH-- to JK--, KA-- to KE--, KH-- to KK--
-
BE168d
KK80
(Last official run)
-
BE168e
KK99
(Special last run for collectors' packs)
-
-
BE169a
1993 (October)
LLNN
DL--
(Column sort note (traced from DL81 to DL96))
-
-
BE169b
EL--
(Column sort note (traced from EL01 to EL40))
-
-
BE169c
LL--
(Replacement note (traced to LL40 and overlaps with Lowther BE171b below)

10 Pounds - Historical Issue - Merlyn Lowther (1998 - 2003)
Series E - Orange and Multicoloured - 142 x 75mm - 5.5625 x 2.9375in

RB1006
-
-
BE170a
1999 (January)
LLNN
KL01
-
-
-
BE170b
KL--, LA--
-
-
-
BE170c
LA80
(Last prefix of Historical Series "E" £10 serial numbers below 999000 from circulation
-
-
BE170d
LA80
(Serial numbers 999000 to 999999 from packs)
-
-
BE171a
1999 (January)
LLNN
EL--
(Column sort note (traced to EL40))
RB1006b
-
-
BE171b
LL--
(Replacement note (traced to LL40 and overlaps with Kentfield BE169c above)

10 Pounds - New Historical Issue - Merlyn Lowther (1998 - 2003)
Series E - Orange and Multicoloured - 142 x 75mm - 5.5625 x 2.9375in

RB1007
B387
-
BE172a
2000 (November)
LLNN
AA01
-
-
BE172b
AA-- to AE--, AH--
(AD-- overlaps with BE174b below)
-
BE172c
AH80
-
-
-
BE173a
2000 (November)
LLNN
EL--
(Column sort note (traced to EL40 and overlaps with BE175a below))
RB1007b
-
-
BE173b
LL--
(Replacement note (traced to LL40 and overlaps with Kentfield BE175b below)
RB1008
B390
-
BE174a
2000
LLNN
AA01
(SPecial run for collectors' packs)
-
BE174b
AD--
(traced to AD40 and overlaps with AD-- BE172b above)
-
BE174c
AJ01
(first official run)
-
BE174d
AJ--, AK--, BA-- to BE--, BH-- to BL--, CA-- to CB--
-
-
BE174e
CC41 to CC79
(overlaps with BE177a and b below)
-
BE174f
CC80
(overlaps with BE177b below)
-
-
BE175a
2000
LLNN
EL--
(Column sort note (traced to EL01 to EL80 and overlaps with BE173a above and Bailey BE 178a below))
RB1009
-
-
BE175b
LL--
(Replacement note (traced to LL40 and overlaps with Kentfield BE173b above and Bailey BE178b below)
-
-
BE176
2000
LLNN
MH--, MJ--, MK--, MM--
Experimental note

10 Pounds - New Historical Issue - Andrew Bailey (2003 - to date?)
Series E - Orange and Multicoloured - 142 x 75mm - 5.5625 x 2.9375in

-
-
-
BE177a
2004 (January)
LLNN
CC41
-
-
-
-
BE177b
CC-- to CE--, CH-- to CK--, DA-- to DE--, DH-- to DK--, EA-- to EE--, EH--
(Continuing)
-
-
-
BE178a
2004 (January)
LLNN
EL--
(Column sort note (traced to EL01 to EL80 and overlaps with BE175a above))
-
-
-
BE178b
HL--
(Column sort note (traced to HL01 to HL40 ))
-
-
-
BE178c
LL--
(Replacement note (traced to LL01 to LL40 and overlaps with BE175b above)
-
-
-
-
BE179-BE199
-
-
-
Held in reserve
-
Later issues not yet recorded
 
£10
HA66 695279
Follow on from BE177b?
 
£10
HD29 993674
Follow on from BE177b?
         
£10
EK55 157524
 
         
£10
HA25 338783
 
         
£10
HB18 496068
 

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