Irish Banknote Guide: One Pound, Hibernian Bank Ploughman Note, Type 1 (J. Brennan & H.J. Campbell)


Date: 1929-1939

1936 Hibernian Bank, £1 Ploughman note, dated 8th June 1936, serial number 16HA 065154, signed by J. Brennan & H.J. Campbell. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

1936 Hibernian Bank, £1 Ploughman note, dated 8th June 1936, signed by J. Brennan & H.J. Campbell.

Description:

An Hibernian Bank Limited, One Pound, dated 8th June 1936, signed by J. Brennan & H.J. Campbell.

  • 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: 16HA 065154
    • Known Dates: 16
    • 6-MAY-1929, 10-JUN-1929
    • 7-JAN-1931, 8-DEC-1931
    • 24-AUG-1932
    • 27-JUL-1933
    • 1-MAY-1934
    • 9-MAY-1935, 6-NOV-1935
    • 8-JUN-1936
    • 9-MAR-1937, 4-OCT-1937
    • 4-MAY-1938
    • 3-FEB-1939, 1-APR-1939, 4-MAY-1939

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
    • Hibernian Bank
      • Consolidated Banks Issue
      • Ploughman Note
        •  One Pound
          • Type 1

 


Further Reading:

Books & Catalogues (Irish Banknotes & Paper Money)

 

 

 

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