Rhodesia One Pound Note 1965 Queen Elizabeth II

Rhodesia One Pound Note 1965 Queen Elizabeth II
Rhodesian pound
Rhodesia One Pound Note 1965 Queen Elizabeth II 
Reserve Bank of Rhodesia

Obverse: Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, from a photograph taken by Dorothy Wilding during a single portrait sitting shortly after Elizabeth became monarch. The Queen is wearing the George IV State Diadem, created for the coronation of George IV in 1820. Designed with symbols of the rose, thistle and shamrock, the Diadem contains 1,333 diamonds. Queen Elizabeth often wears the Diadem on state occasions. Text: RESERVE BANK OF RHODESIA Promise to pay the bearer of demand ONE POUND For the Reserve Bank of Rhodesia SALISBURY 29th OCTOBER, 1965.
Reverse: Victoria Falls on the Zambezi river plunge more than 400 feet - one of Rhodesia's premier tourist attractions and an example of Rhodesia's natural beauty. The falls were named after Queen Victoria by English explorer Jonathan Livingstone, the first European to see them. The note's obverse contains Rhodesian native flora in the bottom left portion of the left panel.
Printed by Bradbury Wilkinson and Company, New Malden in Surrey, England.

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