Scotland 50 Pounds (Clydesdale Bank)
The pound sterling (Scotland 50 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 50 Scottish pounds note front design features the portrait of Elsie Maud Inglis (1864-1917).
She was a Scottish doctor who founded the Women’s Hospitals of Scotland and the first woman to acquire the Serbian Order of the White Eagle.
On a background of tartan patterns; a sketch of a spider.
A depiction of the front of the High Street, Edinburgh. Also a banner with the flag that says “VOTES FOR WOMEN” and a collection box that says “HELP THE HOSPITALS OF SCOTTISH WOMEN”.
A holographic stamp with the portrait of Elsie Inglis, and the Clydesdale Bank logo.
The reverse of the note presents an aerial view of the Antonine Wall. It was a fortification built on stone foundations.
Located between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde. The wooden columns of the Kinneil Fortlet and the defensive pits.
In addition, a sketch of four thistle flowers (National Flower). A map of Scotland highlighting the location of The Antonine Wall, and the Clydesdale Bank logo.
This note is part of the Clydesdale Bank 2019 – 2015.
Its color is olive and green on a multicolor underprint.
Text: £50, Clydesdale Bank, Fifty Pounds Sterling, Clydesdale Bank PLC promise to pay the Bearer on demand Fifty Pounds Sterling at their office here.
By order of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive, Glasgow, The Antonine Wall, Scottish World Heritage Site inscribed 2008, Elsie Inglis (1864 – 1917).
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).