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Printing plate

Printing plate

Object name Prining plate
​Title Printing plate

Boxed printing plate for £50,000 notes.

This printing plate is made up of several components which are fitted together to make the finished note. It is for very high-value notes known as ‘Giants’ which were used for accounting purposes within the Bank rather than by the general public. 

​Date 1908
​Producer/Artist Bank of England
​Object number 2016/002/001
​Related objects 2016/006, 2016/003/001
​Collection Numismatics
​Exhibition ​Permanent display (Banknote Gallery Case 1)


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