L K O'Brien Portrait £1 B282 -A Prefix Unc

It was in 1960 when L K O’Brien was Chief Cashier that the Bank of England decided to issue notes with the portrait of the reigning monarch Elizabeth II. This was quite a departure because until that point the only illustration on Bank of England notes was of Britannia. Britannia was still featured but this time in a seal which appeared on the back of the notes. The portrait of the young Queen Elizabeth II appeared on the front There were two regular varieties of the O’Brien Portrait £1 note with the catalogue references of B281 and B282. Here we offer the first £1 note with the B282 prefix –A in Uncircualted condition
Availability: In stock
SKU: BEB3679
£11.50

Collectors have always found first and last prefixes of any variety to be very desirable. Such notes command a premium especially in Choice condition.

Crisp Uncirculated examples of the L K O'Brien Portrait £1 note with the catalogue reference B282 and from the first prefix 'A'.

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