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…

1820 Bank of Ireland (Sixth Issue 1815-1825) Thirty Shillings Note. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Early Irish Banknotes: 1820 Bank of Ireland (Sixth Issue) Thirty Shillings Note.

Date: 1820 Description: A Bank of Ireland (Sixth Issue), Thirty Shillings (One Pound & Ten Shillings) note Issued on 5th April 1820 Serial Number: 51334 Country: Ireland Category: Early Irish Banknotes Bank of Ireland Sixth Issue (1815-1825) Thirty Shillings Note   Further Reading: Bank of Ireland (A Brief History & Checklist of Old Banknotes) Irish…

1840 Bank of Ireland One Pound, Type 3, issued on 3 March 1840, S/N: B/A 62319, Dublin only. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Early Irish Banknotes: 1840 Bank of Ireland (Eighth Issue) One Pound note (Type 3) – Dublin

Date: 1838-1842 Description: A Bank of Ireland One Pound note (Eighth Issue), Type 3 Issued on 3rd March 1840 Serial Number: B/A 62319 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…

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.

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

Date: 1838-1842 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…

A Bank of Ireland, Fourteenth Issue, One Pound note, Type 1, dated 22nd July 1918, signature of W.H. Baskin. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Early Irish Banknotes: 1918 Bank of Ireland (Fourteenth Issue, Type 1) One Pound note

Date: 1918-1919 Description: A Bank of Ireland One Pound note (Fourteenth Issue), Type 2 Issued on 22nd July 1918 Serial Number: A/27 89692 Signed by: William Haughton Baskin, Chief Cashier Obverse: The £1 note of this 14th issue of the Bank of Ireland series features 66 branches on eight lines and printed in red ink…

Bank of Ireland One Pound, Fourteenth Issue (Branches in 8 lines and red ink), Type 2, dated 17th February 1920, signature of A.G. Fleming, Chief Cashier. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Early Irish Banknotes: 1920 Bank of Ireland (Fourteenth Issue, Type 2) One Pound note

Date: 1920 Description: A Bank of Ireland One Pound note (Fourteenth Issue), Type 2 Issued on 17th February 1920 Serial Number: A/99 52079 Signed by: Alfred G. Fleming, Chief Cashier Obverse: The £1 note of this 14th issue of the Bank of Ireland series features 66 branches on eight lines and printed in red ink…

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

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

Date: 1938-1939 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…