Gibraltar new 100-pound Sir Joshua Hassan commemorative note (B135) confirmed

This 100-pound banknote is dated 21 August 2015, the centenary of the birth of Sir Joshua Hassan. Nicknamed “Salvador” (Saviour), Sir Joshua was chief minister for a total of 22 years and is credited as being the most important architect of Gibraltar’s move towards self-determination.


B135 (P40): 100 pounds (US$129)

Purple. Front: English text; Queen Elizabeth II; crenellated castle tower as registration device; coat of arms of castle with key. Back: English text; crenellated castle tower; Sir Joshua Hassan. Depth Image holographic stripe. Watermark: None. Printer: (De La Rue). 153 x 82 mm. Polymer (Safeguard).

a. 21st August 2015. Sig. 15. Intro: 23.01.2017.

This is the first note in the world with a holographic foil on the Safeguard substrate.
Replacement notes: Serial number above C 250000.

Courtesy of Hartmut Fraunhoffer (Banknote-Online) and Arnoldo Efron (Global Numismatic Services).

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