Scotland 50 Pounds (Royal Bank of Scotland)
The pound sterling (Scotland 50 Pounds (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 50 Scottish pounds note front design features the portrait of Archibald Campbell.
3rd Duke of Argyll, 1st Earl of Ilay (1682 – 1761). He 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 Queen Mother’s crown print, the Roya Bank of Scotland Coat of Arms, and logo. The original engraving was used in previous notes issued by the Roya Bank of Scotland.
The note’s reverse presents a vignette of the Inverness Castle located on the Ness River in Inverness.
A depiction of the banking hall ceiling at 36 St Andrew Square Edinburgh, a sketch of water-crowfoot flowers, the Royal Bank of Scotland logo. Also, the original engraving was used in previous notes issued by the Royal Bank of Scotland.
This note is part of the Royal Bank of Scotland 2005 series, and its color is green and brown.
Text: £50, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, PROMISE TO PAY THE BEARER ON DEMAND FIFTY POUNDS STERLING AT THEIR HEAD OFFICE HERE IN EDINBURGH BY ORDER OF THE BOARD, GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE, LORD ILAY FIRST GOVERNOR, INVERNESS CASTLE.
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).