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Sum block printing plate

Printing plate

Object name Printing plate
​Title Printing plate

A printing plate used to create the sum block on a banknote.

The white letters against a black background made it more difficult to alter the value of a note convincingly.

​Date c.1900
​Producer/Artist Bank of England
​Object number 2016/006
​Related objects I/595
​Collection Numismatics
​Exhibition ​Permanent display (Banknote Gallery Case 1)


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