Scotland 10 Pounds (Bank of Scotland)
The pound sterling (Scotland 10 Pounds (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 10 Scottish pounds note front design features the portrait of Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (1771 –1832).
He was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright, and historian, an illustration of the Bank of Scotland Headquarter located in Edinburgh, a holographic seal of four thistle flowers (National Flower) and the Bank of Scotland crest.
The reverse of the note presents a vignette of the Glenfinnan Viaduct. Is a railway viaduct on the West Highland Line in Glenfinnan, Inverness-shire.
Located on Loch Shiel in the West Highlands, followed by the memorial tower with the Highlander statue.
The representation of the map showing the railway line from Fort William to Mallaig. Handwriting with the lyrics of Skye’s ship song. An illustration of the Bank of Scotland Headquarter located in Edinburgh, and a stylized design of a thistle (National Flower).
This note is part of the Bank of Scotland 2016 series, and its color is brown and yellow on a multicolor underprint.
Text: £10, Bank of Scotland plc promises to pay the Bearer on demand ten pounds sterling at its registered office, By order of the Board, Governor, Treasurer, Edinburgh, Sir Walter Scott, Bank of Scotland, Glenfinnan Viaduct, TEN POUNDS STERLING.
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).