Scotland (UK)—The Royal Bank of Scotland S2

  • Currency: Pound
  • Denomination: 10
  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Polymer rank: 0
  • Size: 132 x 69 mm
  • Printer: DLR
  • Substrate: Safeguard™
  • Quantity: On issue
  • Type: Circulating (on issue)

Scotland (UK)—Royal Bank of Scotland, 10 Pounds, issued in 2017. Front: Mary Somerville (1780-1872), Scientist, Science writer and translator known as a true pioneer and one of the first female member of the Royal Astronomical Society. Burntisland Beach, where Mary Somerville lived as a child, features behind the portrait, along with a quote from her work ‘The Connection of the Physical Sciences’. Back: Two otters at play in centre. in the background excerpt from the poem ‘Moorings’ by Norman MacCraig, awarded poet and a member of Order of the British Empire. His poetry is known for its humour, simplicity of language and great popularity.