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UK Ten Shillings Banknotes

Sources:- The Banknote Yearbook (6th edition), Collectors' Banknotes by Rotographics (14th editition) and www.abnotes.co.uk

 

Rotographic 14th Edition of "Collector's Banknotes"

Reference

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

Pick reference

2009 Banknote
Yearbook 6th Edition:
Reference

Date
Prefix Sequence
Sequence Detail
Notes/comments

10 Shillings - Britannia type - C.P. Mahon (1925 - 1929)
Series A - Red/brown - 137-139 x 78mm - 5.5 x 3.0625in

RB3
B210
-
BE20a
1928 (November)
LNN
A01
-
-
BE20b
Z01
-
-
BE20c
-
-
BE20d
Y--, X--, W--
-
-
BE20e
(traced to V13)

10 Shillings - Britannia type - B.G. Catterns (1929 - 1934)
Series A - Red/brown - 137-139 x 78mm - 5.5 x 3.0625in

RB5
-
-
BE21a
1930 (July)
LNN
V--
-
-
-
BE21b
U-- to L--
Without P??????
-
-
BE21c

(traced to K99)

Without P??????

10 Shillings - Britannia type - K.O. Peppiatt (1934 - 1949)
Series A - Red/brown - 137-139 x 78mm - 5.5 x 3.0625in

RB7
B235
-
BE22a
1934 (October)
LNN
J01
-
-
BE22b
J--
-
-
BE22c
H-- to B--
Without F or G??????
-
BE22d
(traced to A99)
RB8
B236
-
BE23a
1934 (October)
NNL
01Z
-
-
BE23b
-
-
BE23c
--Y to --R
Without P, Q and V??????
-
BE23d

(traced to 42O)

Without P, Q and V??????

10 Shillings - Britannia type - K.O. Peppiatt (1934 - 1949)
Series A - Red/brown - 137-139 x 78mm - 5.5 x 3.0625in

With metal security thread

RB10
B251
-
BE24a
1940 (October)
LNNL
Z01D
-
-
BE24b
-
-
BE24c
Without F, G, I, P, Q and V??????
-
BE24d
(traced to A99D)
-
BE24e
-
-
BE24f
(traced to X17E)
-
BE24g
X21E
-
-
-
BE24Aa
1940 (October)
LNNL
T01D
Replacement notes
-
-
BE24Ab
Replacement notes (traced to T11D0

10 Shillings - Britannia type - K.O. Peppiatt (1934 - 1949)
Series A - Red/brown - 137-139 x 78mm - 5.5 x 3.0625in

Without metal security thread

RB12
B256
-
BE25a
1948 (June)
NNL
-
-
BE25b
-

10 Shillings - Britannia type - K.O. Peppiatt (1934 - 1949)
Series A - Red/brown - 137-139 x 78mm - 5.5 x 3.0625in

With metal security thread

RB14
B262
-
BE26a
1948 (October
NNL
--L
(traced from 71L)
-
BE26b
Without I??????
-
BE26c
(traced to 91E)
RB15
-
-
BE27a
1948 (October
NNL
01A
Replacement notes
-
-
BE27b
02A
Replacement notes
-
-
BE27c
03A
Replacement notes
10 Shillings - Britannia type - P.S. Beale (1949 - 1955)
Series A - Red/brown - 137-139 x 78mm - 5.5 x 3.0625in

With metal security thread
RB16
B265
-
BE28a
1950 (March)
NNL
92E
-
-
BE28b
-
-
BE28c
-
-
BE28d
(traced to 99B)
RB18
B267
-
BE29a
1950 (March)
NNL
04A
Replacement notes
-
BE29b
Replacement notes (traced to 35A)
RB17
B266
-
BE30a
1950 (March)
LNNL
Z01Z
-
-
BE30b
-
-
BE30c
Without F, G, I, P, Q and V??????
-
BE30d
(traced to D85Z)
10 Shillings - Britannia type - L.K. O'Brien (1955 - 1962)
Series A - Red/brown - 137-139 x 78mm - 5.5 x 3.0625in
RB19
B271
-
BE31a
1955 (November)
LNNL
D86Z
-
-
BE31b
-
-
BE31c
-
-
BE31d
-
-
BE31e
-
-
BE31f
Without F, G, I, P, Q and V??????
-
BE31g
Without F, G, I, P, Q and V??????
-
BE31h
-
-
BE31i
-
-
BE31j
Y25X
(Last prefix of Britannia Series "A" 10/-)
RB20
B272
-
BE32
1955 (November)
NNL

Replacement notes

(traced from 35A to 69A)

10 Shillings - Portrait Issue - L.K. O'Brien (1955 - 1962)
Series C - Red/brown - 140 x 66.7mm - 5.5 x 2.3125in
RB21
B286
-
BE33a
1961 (October)
LNN
A01
-
-
BE33b
-
-
BE33c
B-- to J--
Without F, G or I
-
BE33d
(traced to K64)
RB22
B287
-
BE34a
1961 (October)
LNN
M01
Replacement notes
-
BE34b

Replacement notes

(traced from M18)

10 Shillings - Portrait Issue - J. Q, Hollom (1962 - 1966)
Series C - Red/brown - 140 x 66.7mm - 5.5 x 2.3125in
RB23
B294
-
BE35a
1963 (April)
LNN
K65
-
-
BE35b
-
-
BE35c
L-- to Y--
Without M, O, P, Q or V
-
BE35d
-
-
BE35e
Z99
-
RB25
-
-
BE36a
1963 (April)
LNN
M19
-
-
-
BE36b
-
-
-
BE36c
M55
-
RB24
B295
-
BE37a
1963 (April)
NNL
01A
-
-
BE37b
-
-
BE37c
--B to --N
Without F, G, I and M??????
-
BE37d
(traced to 26R)
10 Shillings - Portrait Issue - J. S. Fforde (1966 - 1970)
Series C - Red/brown - 140 x 66.7mm - 5.5 x 2.3125in
RB26
B309
-
BE38a
1967 (February)
NNL
26R
-
-
BE38b
-
-
BE38c
--S to --Y
Without V??????
-
BE38d
-
-
BE38e
99Z
-
RB27
B310
-
BE39a
1967 (February)
LNNL
A01N
-
-
BE39b
-
-
BE39c
-
-
BE39d
-
-
BE39e
D38N
(Last prefix of Portrait Series "C" 10/-)
RB28
B311
-
BE40a
1967 (February)
LNN
M56
-
-
BE40b
-
-
BE40c
M80
(Last Replacement prefix of Portrait Series "C" 10/-)

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