Irish Republic $50 Bond Certificate, featuring vignettes of Theobald Wolfe Tone and Lord Edward Fitzgerald. Unissued 186__. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Fenian Bonds: O’Mahony Issue, $50 (Theobald Wolfe Tone & Lord Edward Fitzgerald)

Date: 1865-1867 Description: Issued between 1866 and 1867, these are the first type of Fenian Bond from this period, entitled ‘The National Bond for the Irish Republic’ and signed by O’Mahony. The $50 Bond featured vignettes of Theobald Wolfe Tone and Lord Edward Fitzgerald Printed by Continental Bank Note Printing Company, New York Size: 18…

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Circulation: According to Central Bank of Ireland records, all £20, £50 and £100 ‘ploughman’ notes were successfully withdrawn from circulation, i.e. there are no ‘circulating’ examples left for collectors to collect.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