Early Irish Banknotes: 1838 Bank of Ireland (Eighth Issue) One Pound note (Type 2) – Dublin & Westport


Early Irish Banknotes (Bank of Ireland, not the Central Bank of Ireland). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Date: 1838-1842

Bank of Ireland One Pound, Eighth Issue, Type 2, dated 7 May 1838, Dublin and Westport, SN: A/G 51541, signature of A. Brett. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Bank of Ireland One Pound, Eighth Issue, Type 2, dated 7 May 1838, Dublin and Westport

Description:

  • A Bank of Ireland One Pound note (Eighth Issue), Type 2
    • Issued on 7th May 1838
    • Serial Number: A/G 51541
    • Signed by: A. Brett
  • Obverse:
    • The £1 note of this 8th issue of the Bank of Ireland series features
      • This note is part of the new series issued from 1838, depicting statues of Hibernia at left and right and a row of 21 classical heads of Medusa across the top. The main elements of this design continued to be used by the bank until the late 20th century
  • Dimensions:
    • 220 mm x 130 mm
  • Dates: 1
    • 7-MAY-1838

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Early Irish Banknotes
    • Bank of Ireland
      • Eighth Issue
        •  One Pound
          • Type 2

 


Further Reading:

Books & Catalogues (Irish Banknotes & Paper Money)

 

 

 

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