British 10 Shillings (1928-1948 “Britannia”)

British 10 Shillings (1928-1948 “Britannia”)


Do you have a British 10 Shillings Banknote? Here’s how to exchange it with us.
  • Tell us how many 10 Shillings you want to exchange
  • Click on the ‘Add to Cart’ button.
  • This will add the exchange value to your online wallet.
Repeat these steps for all banknotes, coins, stamps, and gift cards you want to exchange. Complete the checkout process and get paid within a week or less. 
You get: $0.40


British 10 Shillings (1928-1948 “Britannia”)

The British 10 Shillings (1928-1948 “Britannia”) is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, England, the Isle of Man, Gibraltar, South Georgia and also the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.

The pound was a unit of account in Anglo-Saxon England, and its origins date back to the reign of King Offa of Mercia (757–796).

In 1694  founded the Bank of England. Printed the first banknote in denominations of £10 notes in 1759, followed by £5 in 1793 and also £1 and £2 in 1797.

In 1855, introduced a new series in denominations of £5, £10, £20, £50, £100, £200, £300, £500, and also £1000.

Already in more recent times, The Bank of England introduced a polymer banknote series in denominations of £5 in 2016, followed by £10 in 2017, £20 in 2020, and also £50 in 2021.

The Bank of England oversees the monetary policy of the pound sterling and regulates the amount of money in circulation.

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The 10 British shillings note front design Seated figure of Britannia at left.

On the back, Denomination within leaf designs.

The color of the banknote its brown and red.

Text: Bank of England I Promise to pay the Bearer on Demand the sum of Ten Shillings LONDON For the Govr. and Compa. of the BANK of ENGLAND.

British currency symbol

The currency code for Pounds is GBP, and the currency symbol is £.

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Brown, Red


shield – spear – woman




outmoded Bank of England banknotes


10 – Bank of England – Ten Shillings



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