Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands new sig/date (01.01.2011) 20-pound note confirmed

20 pounds, 1 JANUARY 2011. Like GFI B21, but new date, signature 9, and Cornerstone watermarks added.

Courtesy of Claudio Marana.

Falkland Islands new sig/date (2011) 10-pound note confirmed

10 pounds (US$16), 1 JANUARY 2011. Like GFI B20a (P14), but new date, prefix B, Cornerstone watermarks added, and new signatures (L. M. Lyse, K. Padgett, and Moira C. Eccles). Intro: 2012.

Courtesy of Phil Middleton (www.falklandcollectibles.com).

Falkland Islands chapter of The Banknote Book is now available

The Falkland Islands chapter of The Banknote Book is now available for individual sale and as a free download to subscribers.

This 10-page catalog covers notes issued by the British Governor in 1842, and the Government of the Falkland Islands from 1899 to present. Revised 20 March 2016.

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  • Face value or date of demonetization if no longer legal tender
  • Specific identification of all vignette elements
  • Security features described in full
  • Printer imprint reproduced exactly as on note
  • Each date/signature variety assigned an individual letter
  • Variety checkboxes for tracking your collection and want list
  • Red stars highlight the many notes missing from the SCWPM
  • Date reproduced exactly as on note
  • Precise date of introduction noted when known
  • Replacement note information
  • Signature tables, often with names and terms of service
  • Background information for historical and cultural context
  • Details magnified to distinguish between note varieties
  • Bibliographic sources listed for further research

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Falkland Islands new sig/date (01.01.2011) 10- and 20-pound notes reported

According to a confidential report dated 19 August 2010, the Commissioners of Currency are preparing new 10- and 20-pound banknotes, to be printed by De La Rue with Cornerstone watermarks, dated 1 January 2011, prefix B, and signatures of K. Padgett, M. C. Eccles, and L. M. Lyse.

Courtesy of Jonathan Callaway.