Pick: #372 , The Banknote Book: B178
England. Bank of England. 1957-1961 Issues. 5 pounds type 1961. Designed by Stephen Gooden. Date: No date (1961). Dimensions: 159 x 75 mm. Watermark: Helmet head of Britannia and wavy line pattern. Material: Paper. Solid security thread. Printer: Bank of England Works. Front and back: polychrome printing predominantly orange, blue and yellow. Description of the front: Helmeted Britannia at left. Saint George on horseback slaying dragon. Guilloche patterns. Series and numbering printed in black. Texts in English: "I promise to pay the Bearer on Demand the sum of Five Pounds" in text at centre. Signature: L. K. O’Brien (Chief Cashier). Description of the back: Numerals on back in white. Lion holding key and chain in paw. For a similar note with numerals in white see Pick: # 371.