Mafeking siege note

December 1997
Bank of Canada Review;Winter97/98, p2
Trade Publication
Traces the origin of the Mafeking siege note, a shilling note released in circulation during the Britain war with Boer republics in Southern Africa. Inclusive dates of the war; Situations that led Colonel Robert Baden-Powell to authorize the emergency issue of coupons and one-pound notes; How the notes are redeemed at the Mafeking branch of the Standard Bank of South Africa.


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