This note celebrated the 100th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, whose family had long banking connections with the Royal Bank of Scotland's Drummonds Bank.


Features included:


  • portrait of the Queen Mother
  • art nouveau patterns to reflect the style prevailing in the year of her birth
  • laurel and thistle imagery, associated with royalty in Scotland
  • cameo portrait of Her Majesty aged six
  • an engraving of Glamis Castle, Her Majesty's childhood home in Tayside
  • the date of the birthday issue, 4 August
  • serial number beginning with the letters QETQM, standing for Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother