Irish Banknote Guide: One Pound, Munster & Leinster Bank Ploughman Note, Type 1 (J. Brennan & J.L. Cubbins)


Date: 1929-1935

1929 Munster & Leinster Bank Ltd, One Pound, 10 June 1929, ploughman, 13MA 081438, Brennan-Gubbins signatures. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

A Munster & Leinster Bank Ltd, One Pound (ploughman) note, dated 10th June 1929, signed by J. Brennan & J.L. Gubbins.

Description:

A Munster & Leinster Bank, One Pound (ploughman) note, dated 10th June 1929 and signed by J. Brennan & J.L. Cubbins.

  • 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: 13MA 081438
    • Known Dates: 7
    • 6-MAY-1929, 10-JUN-1929
    • 8-DEC-1931
    • 24-AUG-1932
    • 27-JUL-1933
    • 2-JUN-1934
    • 5-MAR-1935

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
    • Munster & Leinster Bank
      • Consolidated Banks Issue
      • Ploughman Note
        •  One Pound
          • Type 1

 


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