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Prefixes ND Issued 1940 - 1955

Pick-158a. 10/- Shilling. Signature: T. P. Hanna Chief Cashier. Printer: Thomas De La Rue
New Zealand Pick-158a     No Security Thread     New Zealand Pick-158a reverse
Prefixes number over letter
0/J 1/J 2/J 3/J 4/J 5/J 6/J 7/J 8/J 9/J
0/H 1/H 2/H 3/H    →     To Serial 511,000
Prefixes number over number. The lower number representing year date.
0/47 1/47 2/47  
0/48 1/48 2/48 3/48 4/48    →     To Serial 590,000
0/49 1/49 2/49 3/49    →     To Serial 820,000
0/50 1/50 2/50 3/50  
0/51 1/51 2/51 3/51 4/51    →     To Serial 411,000
0/52 1/52 2/52 3/52 4/52    →     To Serial 091,000
0/53 1/53 2/53 3/53 4/53 5/53    →     To Serial 200,000
0/54 1/54 2/54 3/54 4/54 5/54    →     To Serial 350,000
Prefixes letter over number
A/0 A/1 A/2 A/3 A/4 A/5    →     To Serial 560,000

Pick-159a. ₤1 Pound. Signature: T. P. Hanna Chief Cashier. Printer: Thomas De La Rue
New Zealand Pick-159a     No Security Thread     New Zealand Pick-159a reverse
Prefixes number over letter
0/L 1/L 2/L 3/L 4/L 5/L 6/L 7/L 8/L 9/L
0/M 1/M 2/M 3/M 4/M 5/M 6/M 7/M 8/M 9/M
0/N 1/N 2/N 3/N 4/N 5/N 6/N 7/N 8/N 9/N
0/P 1/P 2/P 3/P 4/P 5/P 6/P 7/P 8/P 9/P
0/Q    →     To Serial 857,000
Prefixes letter over number. The lower number representing year date.
A/47 B/47 C/47 D/47 E/47 F/47 G/47 H/47 I/47 J/47
K/47 A/48 B/48 C/48 D/48 E/48 F/48 G/48 H/48 I/48
J/48 K/48 A/49 B/49 C/49 D/49 E/49 F/49 G/49 H/49
I/49 J/49 K/49 A/50 B/50 C/50 D/50 E/50 F/50 G/50
H/50 I/50 J/50 K/50 L/50    →     To Serial 614,000
A/51 B/51 C/51 D/51 E/51 F/51 G/51 H/51 J/51 K/51
L/51 M/51 N/51 P/51    →     To Serial 500,000
A/52 B/52 C/52 D/52 E/52 F/52 G/52 H/52 J/52 K/52
L/52 M/52 N/52 P/52    →     To Serial 300,000
A/53 B/53 C/53 D/53 E/53 F/53 G/53 H/53 J/53 K/53
L/53 M/53 N/53 P/53 Q/53 A/54 B/54 C/54 D/54 E/54
F/54 G/54 H/54 J/54 K/54 L/54 M/54 N/54 P/54 Q/54
R/54 S/54 T/54 U/54    →     To Serial 380,000
Prefixes letter over number
G/0 G/1 G/2 G/3 G/4 G/5 G/6 G/7 G/8 G/9
H/0 H/1 H/2    →     To Serial 160,000

Pick-160a. ₤5 Pound. Signature: T. P. Hanna Chief Cashier. Printer: Thomas De La Rue
New Zealand Pick-160a     No Security Thread     New Zealand Pick-160a reverse
Prefixes number over letter
0/X 1/X 2/X 3/X 4/X 5/X 6/X 7/X 8/X 9/X
0/W 1/W 2/W 3/W 4/W 5/W 6/W 7/W 8/W 9/W
0/R 1/R 2/R 3/R 4/R 5/R 6/R 7/R 8/R 9/R
0/S 1/S 2/S 3/S 4/S 5/S 6/S 7/S 8/S 9/S
0/V 1/V 2/V 3/V 4/V 5/V 6/V 7/V arrow
8/V    →     To Serial 921,000

Pick-161a. ₤10 Pound. Signature: T. P. Hanna Chief Cashier. Printer: Thomas De La Rue
New Zealand Pick-161a     No Security Thread     New Zealand Pick-161a reverse
Prefixes number over letter
0/F 1/F 2/F 3/F 4/F    →     To Serial 096,000

Pick-162a. ₤50 Pound. Signature: T. P. Hanna Chief Cashier. Printer: Thomas De La Rue
New Zealand Pick-162a     No Security Thread     New Zealand Pick-162a reverse
Prefixes number over letter
0/U    →     Large Font. To Serial 031,000     →     Small Font. From 031,001 to 299,000

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New Zealand Prefixes. Sig: L. Lefeaux. (1934 - 1940) New Zealand Prefixes. Sig: T. P. Hanna. (1940 - 1955)
New Zealand Prefixes. Sig: G. Wilson. (1955 - 1956) New Zealand Prefixes. Sig: R. N. Fleming. (1956 - 1967)
Signature 2
T. P. Hanna
Chief Cashier (1940 to 1953).
Printer:
TDLR
Signature 2 TDLR