Pick: #343 , The Banknote Book: B177b
England. Bank of England. Pound System. 1944-1956 "Britannia - 5 pounds" Issue. 5 pounds type 1947. Date: 1947. Location: London. Dimensions: 211 x 133 mm. Watermark: Bank of England / 5 / Five. Material: Paper (deckle). No security thread. Printer: Bank of England Works. Front black and white. No back: Uniface note. Description of the front: Ornate crowned vignette of Britannia top left. Series and numbering printed in black. "I promise to pay to Bearer on Demand the sum of Five Pounds" in text at centre. Texts in English. Signature: Kenneth O. Peppiatt as Chief Cashier.