Pick: #9 , The Banknote Book: B109
British West Africa. West African Currency Board. 1953-1962 Issues. 10 shillings type 1953. Dates: Varieties. Dimensions: 138 x 76 mm. Watermark: Elephant head. Printer: Waterlow & Sons Limited, London. Solid security thread. Material: Paper. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly green and brown. Description of the front: Frame made up of guilloche shapes. View from the Niger river and its shores bordered by palm trees and lush vegetation. Series, signatures and numbering printed in black. Texts in English and Arabic. Several combinations of signatures with members of the Currency Board. Description of the back: Texts in English. Picking scene. Straw huts and mountains in the distance. In the foreground, a shirtless man holds a bunch of peanuts in his hands.