1811 Agricultural & Commercial Bank of Ireland, Three Pounds, 18-, proof on light card, no printers imprint (AG 3)

Infamous Irish Banks: The Agricultural & Commercial Bank (1834-1836)

1834-36: Major Banking Expansion In Ireland The short-lived Agricultural & Commercial Bank of Ireland was founded in 1834, suspended payments in 1836 and struggled on until 1840.  It was the first Joint-Stock Bank in Ireland to fail but it was not its failure (in itself) that made headlines but the manner of its failure. When…