This note commemorated the centenary of the death of the famous Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson.
Stevenson's best-known books include Treasure Island, Kidnapped and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. The reverse of the Ilay series £1 was completely redesigned for this note and its special features included:
- a portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson
- Stevenson's early home in Edinburgh and his final home on Samoa
- a montage of characters and events from his books
- serial numbers with the prefix RLS.