Bank of Ireland (Seventeenth Issue), Five Pound Note, Type 1d (Larger fractional prefix), Signature: Joseph A. Gargan, Chief Cashier. Date: 26-SEP-1925. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Early Irish Banknotes: 1925 Bank of Ireland (Seventeenth Issue) Five Pound Note, Type 1d

Date: 1925 Description: A Bank of Ireland (Seventeenth Issue), Five Pound Note, Type 1d (Larger fractional prefix), Signature: Joseph A. Gargan, Chief Cashier. Date: 26-SEP-1925 Issued on 26th September 1925 Serial Number: A/22 071927 Size: 175mm x 95mm Country: Ireland Category: Early Irish Banknotes Bank of Ireland Seventeenth Issue  Five Pounds Type 1d   Further…

A Bank of Ireland (Seventeenth Issue), Five Pound Note, Type 1c (In-line prefix), Signature: Joseph A. Gargan, Chief Cashier. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Early Irish Banknotes: 1924 Bank of Ireland (Seventeenth Issue) Five Pound Note, Type 1c

Date: 1924 Description: A Bank of Ireland (Seventeenth Issue), Five Pound Note, Type 1c (In-line prefix), Signature: Joseph A. Gargan, Chief Cashier. Issued on 11th February 1922 Serial Number: 17R071679 Size: 175mm x 95mm Country: Ireland Category: Early Irish Banknotes Bank of Ireland Seventeenth Issue  Five Pounds Type 1c   Further Reading: Bank of Ireland…

£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Circulation: According to Central Bank of Ireland records, all £20, £50 and £100 ‘ploughman’ notes were successfully withdrawn from circulation, i.e. there are no ‘circulating’ examples left for collectors to collect.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…

1833 £10 Gibbons & Williams, Dublin, S/N 99, dated 1st July 1833 and signed by Hutchins Thomas Williams. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Ten Pounds (Gibbons & Williams’ Bank) 1833

Gibbons & Williams Bank: Gibbons & Williams was one of the last private banks to be founded in Ireland. Founded in 1833, it spectacularly collapsed in 1835 when the senior partner, Hutchins Thomas Williams, was found to have been embezzling client funds. James Gibbons had parted company with him in 1834 and wasn’t involved in…

1833 £5 Gibbons & Williams, Dublin, S/N 1042, dated 1st September 1833. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Five Pounds (Gibbons & Williams’ Bank) 1833

Gibbons & Williams Bank: Gibbons & Williams was one of the last private banks to be founded in Ireland. Founded in 1833, it spectacularly collapsed in 1835 when the senior partner, Hutchins Thomas Williams, was found to have been embezzling client funds. James Gibbons had parted company with him in 1834 and wasn’t involved in…

1818 Kilkenny Bank, Five Pounds Sterling, dated 11 November 1818, for James Loughnan, signed by him. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Early Irish Banknotes: Five Pounds Stg., The Kilkenny Bank (Loughnan’s Bank) 1818

The Kilkenny Bank / Loughnan’s Bank: The Kilkenny Bank was first registered in 23rd September 1800, by Connel Loughnan and John Helsham. There was three sets of notes issued: Type 1 Signatories: Kilkenny Bank (Connel Loughnan and John Helsham) Type 2 Signatories: Kilkenny Bank (Michael Brennan and James Loughnan) Type 3 Signatories: Kilkenny Bank (James…

1929 £10 Consolidated Banks - Provincial Bank of Ireland (front) Unc

O’Brien Rare Banknote Review: Ploughman Notes (Provincial Bank of Ireland)

Introduction The Provincial Bank of Ireland was established in 1825, pioneered branch banking in Ireland. The terms, rights and privileges of the Bank of Ireland allowed it to effectively strangle the development of banking in Ireland until the Irish Banking Crisis that followed the post-Napoleonic War Depression. The Bank of Ireland effectively held a monopoly…