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…

1829 Hibernian Bank Three Pounds, Post Bill. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: 1829 Hibernian Bank – Three Pounds Token, Type 2 (Promise to Pay within six months)

Date: 1829 Description: 1827 Hibernian Bank Three Pounds Token, Type 2 (Promise to Pay within six months). Manually dated ‘ 1829’ and numbered ‘x’. Cancelled with ink ‘x’ over clerk and cashier’s signatures A rare early paper note Obverse: Design comprises two vignettes, one to the left of Hibernia seated with a harp and the…

Lady Lavery Notes - The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland

Irish Banknote Guide: The Transition from Irish Joint-Stock Bank Issues to Central Bank of Ireland Banknotes (1922-1943)

Introduction: The idea of a separate currency goes back to the sitting of the First Dáil Éireann in 1919 as this newly declared independent parliament declared its intention to govern all 32 counties of Ireland. Many Irish politicians declared that they wanted a completely independent republic – as called for in various speeches in the…

1826 Hibernian Bank One Pound Token, proof, undated. The OLd Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: c. 1826 Hibernian Bank – One Pound Token, Proof, Type 1

Date: c. 1826 Description: 1827 Hibernian Bank One Pound (Proof) Token, Type 1 (no ‘promissory’ text). No date No serial number A rare early paper note Obverse: Design comprises two vignettes, one to the left of Hibernia seated with a harp and the other (on the right) of the Three Graces. Denomination in words ‘ONE…