Ost-West-Ozeanflug der Bremen [First East-West Transatlantic Flight of the Bremen], 1928, silver medals by the Prussian mint (3), conjoined busts of Fitzmaurice, Köhl and von Hünefeld right, rev. aeroplane above the waves, 36mm (FMB 211; Kaiser 927)

Irish Medals: First East-West Transatlantic Flight, 1928

Date: 1928 Description: Ost-West-Ozeanflug der Bremen [First East-West Transatlantic Flight of the Bremen], 1928, silver medal by the Prussian mint. Obverse: Conjoined busts of Fitzmaurice, Köhl and von Hünefeld, all facing right Reverse: Aeroplane (Junkers W 33) above the waves Diameter: 36mm References: FMB 211; Kaiser 927 The Bremen Flight 1928: The Bremen is a…

1918 Bank of Ireland Ten Pounds, 23 November 1918, U40 91398, 66 branches in 5 lines, signature of W.H. Baskin

Early Irish Banknotes: 1918 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Type 2 – Ten Pounds – signed: W.H. Baskin

Date: 23rd November 1918 Description: When the 13th issue of Bank of Ireland banknotes were first issued in 1908, there were 65 branches in the network, incl. seven new branches :- 1903: Athlone, Ballymena and Fermoy 1904: Coleraine, Tuam and Dunmanway 1907: Belturbet Between 1908 and 1918, the number of branches went up to sixty-six:-…

1918 Bank of Ireland, Five Pounds, 11 December 1918, T28 36103, signature of W.H. Baskin

Early Irish Banknotes: 1918 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Type 2 – Five Pounds – signed: W.H. Baskin

Date: 11th December 1918 Description: When the 13th issue of Bank of Ireland banknotes were first issued in 1908, there were 65 branches in the network, incl. seven new branches :- 1903: Athlone, Ballymena and Fermoy 1904: Coleraine, Tuam and Dunmanway 1907: Belturbet Between 1908 and 1918, the number of branches went up to sixty-six:-…

1919 Bank of Ireland, Type 3 (branch list printed in green ink) Five Pounds, 27 January 1919, T29 49834, signature of W.H. Baskin

Early Irish Banknotes: 1919 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Type 3 – Five Pounds – signed: W.H. Baskin

Date: 21st July 1919 Description: When the 13th issue of Bank of Ireland banknotes were first issued in 1908, there were 65 branches in the network, incl. seven new branches :- 1903: Athlone, Ballymena and Fermoy 1904: Coleraine, Tuam and Dunmanway 1907: Belturbet Between 1908 and 1918, the number of branches went up to sixty-six:-…

Bank of Ireland Five Pound Note, Type 1 - Thirteenth Issue, dated 21st July 1914

Early Irish Banknotes: 1914 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Type 1 – Five Pounds – signed: W.H. Baskin

Date: 21st July 1914 Description: When the 13th issue of Bank of Ireland banknotes were first issued in 1908, there were 65 branches in the network, incl. seven new branches :- 1903: Athlone, Ballymena and Fermoy 1904: Coleraine, Tuam and Dunmanway 1907: Belturbet Between 1908 and 1918, the number of branches went up to sixty-six:-…

1911 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), One Pound note, dated 15th August 1911

Early Irish Banknotes: 1911 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Type 1 – One Pound – signed: W.H. Baskin

Date: 15th August 1911 Description: When the 13th issue of Bank of Ireland banknotes were first issued in 1908, there were 65 branches in the network, incl. seven new branches :- 1903: Athlone, Ballymena and Fermoy 1904: Coleraine, Tuam and Dunmanway 1907: Belturbet Between 1908 and 1918, the number of branches went up to sixty-six:-…

1913 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Ten Pounds - signed: W.H. Baskin. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Early Irish Banknotes: 1913 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Type 1 – Ten Pounds – signed: W.H. Baskin

Date: 12th February 1913 Description: When the 13th issue of Bank of Ireland banknotes were first issued in 1908, there were 65 branches in the network, incl. seven new branches :- 1903: Athlone, Ballymena and Fermoy 1904: Coleraine, Tuam and Dunmanway 1907: Belturbet Between 1908 and 1918, the number of branches went up to sixty-six:-…

Irish Self Determination League counter-marked penny - a GB 1918 penny coin, die-stamped ISDL

Irish Coin Daily: Political Over-Strike “IDSL” on 1918 GB Penny (Irish Self Determination League of Great Britain)

Date: 1919-1924 Description: Between 1919 and 1924, some Irish Self Determination League member(s) took it upon themselves to deface British coins with a political over-strike. The base coins vary in date – this example pre-dates the organisation, therefore whoever did this simply picked coins out of circulation, de-faced them and put them back into circulation.…

There is over €347.4 million worth of old Irish banknotes and coins missing!

Great news for collectors! Over €347,404,127 worth of old Irish banknotes and coins are missing!

Yes, you read that correctly. A massive €347,404,127 worth of old Irish banknotes and coins have yet to be handed in to the Central Bank of Ireland since the introduction of the Euro on 1st January 2002 – 18 years since the Euro Changeover! To be absolutely precise, that’s: €224,389,631.19 in old Irish bank notes…