J Q Hollom Portrait £5 B297 Fine
In 1963, the Bank of England unveiled a new £5 note. It was an historic issue because it was the first time the Bank had issued a £5 note with a portrait of the reigning monarch (B297) With the signature of J Q Hollom, a portrait by Reynolds Stone of the young Queen Elizabeth II appears on the front. She is shown wearing the George VI diadem and her trademark three strand pearl necklace. The figure of a child Britannia is on the back. We offer this historic note in several grades, Fine, Very Fine, Extremely Fine and Uncirculated.