New Zealand
Pre-Decimal Banknotes

Issue No. 2 (1940 - 1967)

Hanna, Wilson & Fleming Signatures

 

Ten Shillings  

P158a Ten Shillings

Hanna signature from 1940-1955. Prefixes were Number over Letter 0/J-3/H, Number over Date 0/47-5/54, and Letter over Number A/0-A/5.

P158b Ten Shillings

Wilson signature from 1955-1956. Prefixes were Letter over Number A/5-B/4, and Number next to Letter 0A-0K.

P158c Ten Shillings

Fleming signature from 1956-1967 without a security thread. Prefixes were Number next to Letter 0L-1H.

P158d Ten Shillings

Fleming signature from 1956-1967 with a security thread. Prefixes were Number next to Letter 1J-9S. The security thread is a thin line impregnated into the paper that runs from top to bottom of the note.

 
One Pound  

P159a One Pound

Hanna signature from 1940-1955. Prefixes were Number over Letter 0/L-0/Q, Letter over Date A/47-U/54, and Letter over Number G/0-H/2.

P159b One Pound

Wilson signature from 1955-1956. Prefixes were Letter over Number H/2-J/9, Number over Letter 0K, and Three Numbers 001-020.

P159c One Pound

Fleming signature from 1956-1967 without a security thread. Prefixes were Three Numbers 021-107.

P159d One Pound

Fleming signature from 1956-1967 with a security thread. Prefixes were Three Numbers 108-301. The security thread is a thin line impregnated into the paper that runs from top to bottom of the note.

 
Five Pounds  

P160a Five Pounds

Hanna signature from 1940-1955. Prefixes were Number over Letter 0/X-8/V.

P160b Five Pounds

Wilson signature from 1955-1956. Prefixes were Number over Letter 8/V-5/Y, and Letter next to Number A0-A5.

P160c Five Pounds

Fleming signature from 1956-1967 without a security thread. Prefixes were Letter next to Number A5-E8.

P160d Five Pounds

Fleming signature from 1956-1967 with a security thread. Prefixes were Letter next to Number E8-Y9, and Number next to Letter 10A-12L. The security thread is a thin line impregnated into the paper that runs from top to bottom of the note.

 
Ten Pounds  

P161a Ten Pounds

Hanna signature from 1940-1955. Prefixes were Number over Letter 0/F-4/F.

P161b Ten Pounds

Wilson signature from 1955-1956. Prefixes were Number over Letter 4/F-5/F, and Number next to Letter 6F.

P161c Ten Pounds

Fleming signature from 1956-1967 without a security thread. Prefixes were Number next to Letter 6F-9F, and Letter next to Letter AA-AB.

P161d Ten Pounds

Fleming signature from 1956-1967 with a security thread. Prefixes were Letter next to Letter AB-AS. The security thread is a thin line impregnated into the paper that runs from top to bottom of the note.

 
Fifty Pounds  

P162a Fifty Pounds

Hanna signature from 1940-1955. Prefixes were Number over Letter 0/U. For the first 31,000 notes the prefix was 0, for the remaining notes it looked more like O.

P162b Fifty Pounds

Wilson signature from 1955-1956. Prefixes were Number over Letter 0/U, and Number next to Letter 1U.

P162c Fifty Pounds

Fleming signature from 1956-1967 with a security thread. Prefixes were the Letter R. The security thread is a thin line impregnated into the paper that runs from top to bottom of the note.

      

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