A Currency Commission of the Irish Free State, Fifty Pounds, Type 1a (Fractional prefix). Signed by: Joseph Brennan / James J. McElligott. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Modern Irish Banknotes: Currency Commission of the Irish Free State – Fifty Pounds (Type 1a – Fractional prefix)

Date: 1928 Description: A Currency Commission of the Irish Free State, Fifty Pounds, Type 1a (Fractional prefix). Signed by: Joseph Brennan / James J. McElligott. Designer: John Harrison, Chief Portrait Engraver of Waterlow and Sons Ltd, London Engraved and printed by Waterlow & Sons, on Portal’s paper, in London Size: 114mm x 203mm Known Dates:…

£100 ploughman, Bank of Ireland, One Hundred Pounds, specimen 1978 obverse. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

O’Brien Banknote Price Guide 2016: Ploughman £20, £50 and £100 notes (Specimens, Colour Trials & Proofs)

Withdrawal from Circulation: According to Central Bank of Ireland records, all £20, £50 and £100 ‘ploughman’ notes were successfully withdrawn from circulation, i.e. there are no ‘circulating’ examples left for collectors to collect. That said, the remaining £1, £5 and £10 ‘ploughman’ notes aren’t exactly common nowadays either – as per table below: Estimated Number…