Merlyn Lowther Historical £10 Darwin B388 AA01 3 X The Unc

When this Lowther £10 note was issued in November 2000, it took a bit of time before it was realised there was a mistake in the wording of the Copyright details around the watermark area. Somehow an extra THE had slipped in. So many had been printed before the error was noticed that is now regarded as a variety (B388) Eventually the error was corrected. We are delighted to be able to offer some of the first notes all with the prefix AA01. Uncirculated and always an important note!
Availability: In stock
SKU: BEB8145
£70.00

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