POW Sixpence Note

Category:  Prisoners of War

POW Sixpence Note

POWs had their own paper money which could be used only within the camps. Notes like this one (equivalent to 2½ pence in decimal currency) would rarely have been seen outside. This particular note was issued by camp number 178, which was Ure Bank Camp in Ripon.

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Approx. size:

14 x 8 cm
(5½ x 3¼ in)