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ECOSSE ( Scotland)


The Royal Bank of Scotland commonly abbreviated as RBS, is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, together with NatWest and Ulster Bank.

SCOTLAND 1 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland) 01/03/1966 series: CM 441365 grade: VF cat: 325a comment: Front : Athena, allegorical woman and Upper - "Dieu et mon droit" is the royal motto UK. Back : Royal Bank of Scotland buldings in Edinburgh and Glasgow. added: 21 months ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland) 01/09/1967 series: A / 9 758453 grade: XF+ cat: 327 comment: Scottish Gaelic: "Banca Rìoghail na h-Alba" FRONT : David Dale (1739–1806) was a leading Scottish industrialist, merchant and philanthropist during the Scottish Enlightenment period at the end of the 18th century. BACK : Royal Bank of Scotland Head Office in Edinburgh (Dundas House, designed by Sir William Chambers, built in 1774 for Sir Lawrence Dundas, and acquired by the bank in 1821) and Chief Office in Glasgow (113-115 Buchanan Street). added: 21 months ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland) 15/07/1970 series: A / 56 560824 grade: VF- cat: 334 comment: FRONT : The Forth Road Bridge is a suspension bridge in east central Scotland. The bridge, opened in 1964, spans the Firth of Forth, connecting Edinburgh, at Queensferry, to Fife, at North Queensferry. It replaced a centuries-old ferry service to carry vehicular traffic, cyclists and pedestrians across the Forth; railway crossings are made by the adjacent Forth Bridge, opened in 1890. BACK : Arms "FIRM" added: 21 months ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland) 05/01/1972 series: A / 3 067086 grade: VF+ cat: 336a comment: FRONT : Arms BACK : Edinburgh Castle added: 21 months ago
scotla 1 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland plc) 01/05/1986 series: D / 44 555269 grade: aUNC cat: 341Aa comment: signature: Charles Winter (1933-96) was a banker. He worked for The Royal Bank of Scotland, 1949-1992, including serving as chief executive of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, 1985-92. FRONT : Coat of arms at right. BACK : Edinburgh Castle. added: 21 months ago
SCOTLAND 5 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland) 25/03/1987 series: A/2 193567 grade: aUNC cat: 347a comment: Front : Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll, 1st Earl of Ilay (June 1682 – 15 April 1761) was a Scottish nobleman, politician, lawyer, businessman and soldier. He was known as Lord Archibald Campbell from 1703 to 1706, and as the Earl of Ilay from 1706 until 1743, when he succeeded to the dukedom. He was the dominant political leader in Scotland in his day, and was involved in many civic projects. First Governor of this bank. Back: Culzean Castle near Maybole, Carrick, it was built in stages between 1777 and 1792. added: 21 months ago
SCOTLAND 1 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland) 04/02/1993 series: C / 26 202999 grade: aUNC cat: 351c comment: Front : Lord Ilay (refer to #347a) Back : Edinburgh Castle -There has been a royal castle in the 12th century to the end of 15th century. added: 21 months ago
SCOTLAND 5 £ (The Royal Bank of Scotland) 11/02/2016 (27/10/2016) series: AE 530099 grade: UNC cat: New PICK comment: FRONT : Nan (Anna) Shepherd (11 February 1893 – 23 February 1981) was a Scottish novelist and poet. Behind Nan’s portrait sits a picture of the Cairngorms, so beloved by Nan Shepherd and celebrated in her writing, as well as a quote from her book ‘The Living Mountain'. On the reverse of the £5 note features two mackerel, the single most valuable stock for the Scottish fishing industry, as well as an excerpt from the poem ‘The Choice’ by Sorley MacLean (1911/1996). added: 21 months ago