1939 Currency Commission Ireland, Ten Shillings, dated 4th November 1939, serial number 75E 090760, Brennan-McElligott signatures. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Modern Irish Banknotes: Currency Commission Ireland – Ten Shillings (No War Code)

Date: 1938-40 Description: A Currency Commission of the Irish Free State, Ten Shillings, Type 2 (No War Code). 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: 78mm x 138mm Known…

1939 Currency Commission Ireland, One Pound, dated 3rd July 1939, serial number 24L 035947, Brennan-McElligott signatures. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Modern Irish Banknotes: Currency Commission Ireland – One Pound (No War Code)

Date: 1938-40 Description: A Currency Commission of the Irish Free State, One Pound, Type 2 (No War Code). 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: 84mm x 151mm Known…

1938 Currency Commission Ireland, Ten Pounds, dated 27th October 1938, S/N: 07V 092973, Brennan-McElligott signatures. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Modern Irish Banknotes: Currency Commission Ireland – Ten Pounds (No War Code)

Date: 1938-40 Description: A Currency Commission of the Irish Free State, Ten Pounds, Type 2, dated 27th October 1938 (No War Code). 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:…

1939 Currency Commission Ireland, Five Pounds, dated 7th February 1939, S/N: 34T 039477, Brennan-McElligott signatures. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Modern Irish Banknotes: Currency Commission Ireland – Five Pounds (No War Code)

Date: 1938-40 Description: A Currency Commission of the Irish Free State, Five Pounds, Type 2 (No War Code). 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: 92mm x 165mm Known…

1928 Currency Commission of the Irish Free State, One Hundred 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 – One Hundred Pounds (Type 1a – Fractional prefix)

Date: 1928 Description: A Currency Commission of the Irish Free State, One Hundred 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…

£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…