Robert Louis Stevenson centenary £1 note, 1994

Robert Louis Stevenson centenary £1 note, 1994

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 this note was completely redesigned 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.