Scotland 100 Pounds (Clydesdale Bank)
The pound sterling (Scotland 100 Pounds (Clydesdale Bank)) 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 100 Scottish pounds note front design features the portrait of Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928).
Scottish architect, whose artistic approach was strongly related to European symbolism.
On a background of tartan patterns; a rendering of an original door light design by Rennie Mackintosh.
A depiction of the front of the Glasgow School of Art.
A holographic stamp with the portrait of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and the Clydesdale Bank logo.
The reverse of the note presents a vignette of the Standing Stones of Stenness.
A depiction of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney located in Mainland of the Orkney Islands, which are a group of Neolithic monuments proclaimed as a World Heritage Site.
A depiction of the Ring of Brodgar (ring of stones), a sketch of four thistle flowers (National Flower).
A map of Scotland highlighting the location of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney, and the Clydesdale Bank logo.
This note is part of the Clydesdale Bank 2009, and its color is rose on a multicolor underprint.
Text: £100, Clydesdale Bank, One Hundred Pounds Sterling, Clydesdale Bank PLC promise to pay the Bearer on demand One Hundred Pounds Sterling at their office here By order of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive, Glasgow, THE GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 167, Heart of Neolithic Orkney, Scottish World Heritage Site inscribed 1999, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868 – 1928).
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).