The banknote that saved the country...
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The banknote that saved the country...

The Treasury banknotes, first issued during the First World War, stand out as some of the most influential and interesting banknotes in British history. 

And now today you have the chance to own the iconic 3rd Issue Treasury £1 banknote, struck from 5g of Fine Silver.

The banknote that saved the country

During the First World War, the government took the unprecedented step of issuing banknotes to the value of £1 and 10 shillings.

Treasury notes played a vital role in keeping the economy moving during the First World War and for the first time in England and Wales, paper money became normal currency, used by ordinary people.

These banknotes were also the first British notes to feature a portrait of the reigning monarch, making them stand out as extremely influential in the development of the notes we are so familiar with today. 

Secure your perfect silver tribute today

And now, to commemorate this famous banknote we have had perfect reproduction banknotes intricately struck from 5g of Fine Silver.

Protectively laminated, this is the perfect piece of nostalgia and heritage to pass down to your children and grandchildren.

Click add to basket now to secure one your Fine Silver banknotes!

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Banknotes at the collector's price of £45.00 (+£3.99) in The
Historic Silver Banknotes Collection at monthly intervals. I
am under no obligation and may return any banknote within 10
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  • 3rd Issue Treasury Banknote
  • Weight: 5g
  • Dimensions: 113mm x 63mm
  • Metal: Fine Silver
  • Signature: Warren Fisher

Numismatic pieces should be owned primarily for collector interest.
The Westminster Collection does not offer them as an investment and makes no guarantees in terms of future value.