Irish Banknote Guide: One Pound, Bank of Ireland Ploughman Note, Type 2 (Brennan & Johnston)


Date: 1939-1940

1939 Bank of Ireland, One Pound, dated 10th January 1939, 94BA 066680, signed by J. Brennan & H.J. Johnston.

Bank of Ireland, One Pound, dated 10th January 1939, signed by J. Brennan & H.J. Johnston.

Description:

A 1939 Bank of Ireland, One Pound, dated 10th January 1939, 94BA 066680, signed by J. Brennan & H.J. Johnston.

  • Size: 151mm x 84mm
  • Watermarks:
    • A 5-stringed harp at the top left
    • A CBN monogram at the bottom left
    • A shamrock at the bottom right
  • Designer: E. Harrison
  • S/N: 94BA 066680
    • Known Dates: 4
    • 10-JAN-1939, 9-FEB-1939, 3-JUL-1939
    • 2-JAN-1940

Obverse Design:

  • Central Design:
    • A Ploughman with a team of two horses, hence the common name ‘Ploughman note’ among collectors. The theme was intended to symbolise Ireland’s argricultural self-reliance.
  • Colour:
    • Green, with an orange & mauve background

Reverse Design:

  • Central Design:
    • The Custom’s House, Dublin
  • Colour:
    • Green, with a mauve background

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Modern Irish Banknotes
    • Bank of Ireland
      • Consolidated Banks Issue
      • Ploughman Note
        •  One Pound
          • Type 2

 


Further Reading:

Books & Catalogues (Irish Banknotes & Paper Money)

 

 

 

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