About #9 - 1 pound Type 1981
Saint Helena. Government of Saint Helena. 1981-1986 Issues. Date: no date on the note. Dimensions: 144 x 66 mm. Watermark: no. Material: paper. Solid security thread. Printer: Thomas De La Rue (TDLR), London. Multicolored front and back printing, predominantly green. Description of the front: texts in English. Prefix (A /1) and numbering in black. Old illustration showing a compass rose and six sailboats at anchor in front of the island of Saint Helena in the background. On the sides, a composition of rosettes and the portrait of HRH Queen Elizabeth II to the right. Combination of signatures with the Currency Commissioners: Philip Edward Aldous, Simon Gillett and George Carter Lawrence. Value "£1" in the corners. Description of the back: texts in English. Coat of arms of the East India Company represented by two lions, two English flags and a shield. Below, the motto in Latin: “Auspicio regis et senatus angliae (The senate and control of the king of England). On the right, the escutcheon of Saint Helena containing a three-masted sailboat near the cliffs of the island.