Scotland 1 Pound (Royal Bank of Scotland)
The pound sterling (Scotland 1 Pound (Royal Bank of Scotland)) is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, England, the Isle of Man, Gibraltar, South Georgia and 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).
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The 1 Scottish pound commemorative note front design features the portrait of Archibald Campbell. 3rd Duke of Argyll, 1st Earl of Ilay (1682 – 1761).
Who was a Scottish nobleman and a dominant political leader in Scotland.
On a background with the facade of registered office at 36 St Andrew Square Edinburgh. A depiction of the banking hall ceiling at 36 St Andrew Square Edinburgh.
A silhouette of the Church of Scotland Assembly Hall.
The Roya Bank of Scotland Coat of Arms and logo, and the original engraving used in previous notes issued by the Roya Bank of Scotland.
The reverse of the note presents a vignette of the temporary home of the Scottish parliament at the Assembly Hall located in Edinburgh. An abstract aerial view of the new Scottish Parliament building.
A depiction of the banking hall ceiling at 36 St Andrew Square Edinburgh, the Royal Bank of Scotland logo, and the original engraving used in previous notes issued by the Royal Bank of Scotland.
This note is part of the Royal Bank of Scotland 1999 commemorative series.
“The first meeting of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh.”
Its color is dark green on a multicolor underprint.
Text: £1, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND ONE POUND STERLING AT THEIR HEAD OFFICE HERE IN EDINBURGH BY ORDER OF THE BOARD, GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE, LORD ILAY FIRST GOVERNOR, Commemorating the First Meeting of the SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT, ONE, SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT BUILDING.
The reason why of the Scotland Pound
Three Scottish retail banks issue the Scottish pound notes: Bank of Scotland, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Clydesdale Bank. The Bank of England oversees the monetary policy of the pound sterling and regulates the amount of money in circulation. Official currency symbol: £/p (pre-decimal).