History: Five Pound King George VI
The total printed run of banknotes from 1939 to 1954 was 136,956,000. After the death of King George V, banknotes were substituted with the portrait of King George VI. Numbers R 45 occur with blue signatures.
R 46-48 with black signatures.
With the exception of the Sheehan/McFarlane, the Coombs/Watt was the least produced in 1949 of all four issues. The RR of this banknote in this superior grade is $3250.00. We are proud to offer this banknote at a price that currently reflects markets value of $2200.00.