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


Date: 1938-1939

1938 Munster & Leinster Bank Ltd, Ten Pounds (ploughman) note, 7 March 1938, 01MT 071892, Brennan-Hosford signatures. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

A Munster & Leinster Bank, Ten Pounds (ploughman) note, dated 7th March 1938, signed by J. Brennan & A.E. Hosford.

Description:

A Munster & Leinster Bank, Ten Pounds (ploughman) note, dated 7th March 1938, signed by J. Brennan & A.E. Hosford.

  • Size: 191mm x 108mm
  • 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: 01MT 071892
    • Known Dates: 2
    • 7-MAR-1938
    • 4-AUG-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:
    • Blue, with a green & mauve background

Reverse Design:

  • Central Design:
    • The Currency Commission Building, Dublin
  • Colour:
    • Blue, with a green background

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Modern Irish Banknotes
    • Munster & Leinster Bank Limited
      • Consolidated Banks Issue
      • Ploughman Note
        •  Ten Pounds
          • Type 2

 


Further Reading:

Books & Catalogues (Irish Banknotes & Paper Money)

 

 

 

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