Republic of Ireland Bond: $500 (Theobald Wolfe Tone & Thomas Davis), 186__, signed by O'Sullivan & Scanlan. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Fenian Bonds: Scanlan Issue, $500 (Theobald Wolfe Tone & Thomas Davis)

Date: 1866-1919 Description: Issued between 1866 and 1919, these are the second type of Fenian Bond from this period, entitled ‘The National Bond for the Republic of Ireland’ and signed by O’Sullivan & Scanlan. $500, printed in three colours and engraved with American Eagle and cameo portraits of Wolfe Tone and Thomas Davis Serial Number:…

National Bond for the Republic of Ireland' $50, featuring vignettes of Commodore Lord Edward Fitzgerald and Richard Montgomery and signed by O'Sullivan & Scanlan. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Fenian Bonds: Scanlan Issue, $50 (Lord Edward Fitzgerald & Richard Montgomery)

Date: 1866-1919 Description: Issued between 1866 and 1919, these are the second type of Fenian Bond from this period, entitled ‘The National Bond for the Republic of Ireland’ and signed by O’Sullivan & Scanlan. $50, featuring vignettes of Commodore Lord Edward Fitzgerald and Richard Montgomery Serial Number: 1126 1226 Undated (186__) History: Often called “Fenian”…

The National Bond for the Republic of Ireland' $100, vignettes of Commodore John Barry and Richard Montgomery, signed by O'Sullivan & Scanlan. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Fenian Bonds: Scanlan Issue, $20 (John Barry & Richard Montgomery)

Date: 1866-1919 Description: Issued between 1866 and 1919, these are the second type of Fenian Bond from this period, entitled ‘The National Bond for the Republic of Ireland’ and signed by O’Sullivan & Scanlan. $100, featuring vignettes of Commodore John Barry and Richard Montgomery Serial Number: 647 1647 Undated (186__) History: Often called “Fenian” bonds,…

National Bond for the Republic of Ireland' and signed by O'Sullivan & Scanlan. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Fenian Bonds: Scanlan Issue, $100 (Lord Edward Fitzgerald & Thomas Davis)

Date: 1866-1919   Description: Issued between 1866 and 1919, these are the second type of Fenian Bond from this period, entitled ‘The National Bond for the Republic of Ireland’ and signed by O’Sullivan & Scanlan. The $100 Bond featured vignettes of Lord Edward Fitzgerald and Thomas Davis Serial Number: 627 727 Undated (186__) History: Often…

Fenian Bonds: Scanlan Issue, $10 (Theobald Wolfe Tone & Thomas Davis)

Date: 1866-1919 Description: Issued between 1866 and 1919, these are the second type of Fenian Bond from this period, entitled ‘The National Bond for the Republic of Ireland’ and signed by O’Sullivan & Scanlan. The $10 Bond featured vignettes of Theobald Wolfe Tone and Thomas Davis Serial Number: 228 1228 Undated (186__) History: Often called…

Promissory Note: Six Guineas (or, Six Pounds, Sixteen Shillings & Sixpence) - Watson's Bank, Clonmel, Co Tipperary. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Six Guineas The Clonmel Bank (Watson’s Bank), c. 1800

The Clonmel Bank Watson’s Bank was located on Johnston Street, in Clonmel and was founded by Solomon Watson in 1800, along with two of his brothers (John Watson and William Watson) as partners. The Watson’s were a well known Quaker family in Clonmel and their bank went through 3 partnership changes before ceasing operation in…

18__ Killarney, Ross Island Mine, Three Guineas, 18–, uniface proof on paper. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

O’Brien Banknote Guide: Ross Island Mine (Killarney) 1804-c.1819

Introduction: The history of mining at Ross Island in Killarney, Co Kerry, can be traced back to the Bronze Age, where several ancient metal finds from Killarney point to a significant Early Bronze Age settlement in the area. The Bronze Age Workings: The Bronze Age work camp at Ross Island provides an insight into daily…

Clonmell Bank, Two Guineas (Two Pounds, Five Shillings and Sixpence), 4 October 1809, B 168, payable in Bank of Ireland Paper, for William Riall, Charles Riall and Arthur Riall, signature of Arthur Riall. Endorsements on back, pinholes, small holes, tear and missing small piece at top right, otherwise very good. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Two Guineas The Clonmell Bank (Riall’s Bank)

The Clonmell Bank Riall’s Bank in Clonmel was one of the best run banks of its time. Founded in 1715 as The Clonmell Bank by Phineas Riall and managed by him until 1724, the bank was known as Bagwell & Co between 1724 and 1754. In 1754, William Riall became senior partner and he traded…

1893 GB & Ireland silver threepence - Victoria (Veiled Head). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin.

O’Brien Coin Guide: GB & Ireland Silver Threepences of Queen Victoria

Introduction: Queen Victoria’s predecessor, William IV, issued a short run of silver threepences (minted in London) for use in the British West Indies, where the British Administration was trying to increase its influence by introducing a strong currency based on ‘good silver’ in British denominations. Silver threepences continued to be minted for the West Indies…