Irish Banknote Guide: One Pound, Munster & Leinster Bank Ploughman Note, Type 2 (J. Brennan & A.E. Hosford)


Date: 1936-1940

Munster & Leinster Bank Ltd, One Pound (ploughman) note, dated 6th August 1936, 29MA 046888, and signed by J. Brennan & A.E. Hosford. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Munster & Leinster Bank, One Pound (ploughman) note, dated 6th August 1936, signed by J. Brennan & A.E. Hosford

Description:

A Munster & Leinster Bank, One Pound (ploughman) note, dated , 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: 29MA 046888
    • Known Dates: 10
    • 7-FEB-1936, 6-AUG-1936
    • 4-MAR-1937, 15-DEC-1937
    • 3-JUN-1938
    • 19-JAN-1939, 4-FEB-1939, 3-MAR-1939, 10-OCT-1939
    • 6-FEB-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
    • Munster & Leinster Bank
      • Consolidated Banks Issue
      • Ploughman Note
        •  One Pound
          • Type 2

 


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