Father of modern Gibraltar honoured with new £100 bank note

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In August 24, 2015

Source: EuroWeekly News

Government of Gibraltar issued new 100 pounds polymere banknote commemorate the 100th birthday of Gibraltar’s first Chief Minister Sir Joshua Hassan.

The note is dated August 21, 2015, the birthday of Sir Joshua Hassan (1915-1997).

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.
The design of this, the first £100 note ever to be made from a polymer material, carries a portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on one side and an image of Sir Joshua on the other.


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