1821 Bank of Ireland, One Pound, 5 November 1821, contemporary forgery, stamped FORGERY twice on front.

Punishing Coin & Banknote Counterfeiters in 19th C Ireland

Counterfeiting in the 19th C The 19th C began as the 18th C had finished – with people being hanged for ‘coining’ (making counterfeit coins) and ‘uttering’ (trying to spend them), with the exception that women were no longer ‘burned at the stake’ for high treason – they were now hanged along with the men.…

1918 Bank of Ireland Ten Pounds, 23 November 1918, U40 91398, 66 branches in 5 lines, signature of W.H. Baskin

Early Irish Banknotes: 1918 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Type 2 – Ten Pounds – signed: W.H. Baskin

Date: 23rd November 1918 Description: When the 13th issue of Bank of Ireland banknotes were first issued in 1908, there were 65 branches in the network, incl. seven new branches :- 1903: Athlone, Ballymena and Fermoy 1904: Coleraine, Tuam and Dunmanway 1907: Belturbet Between 1908 and 1918, the number of branches went up to sixty-six:-…

1918 Bank of Ireland, Five Pounds, 11 December 1918, T28 36103, signature of W.H. Baskin

Early Irish Banknotes: 1918 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Type 2 – Five Pounds – signed: W.H. Baskin

Date: 11th December 1918 Description: When the 13th issue of Bank of Ireland banknotes were first issued in 1908, there were 65 branches in the network, incl. seven new branches :- 1903: Athlone, Ballymena and Fermoy 1904: Coleraine, Tuam and Dunmanway 1907: Belturbet Between 1908 and 1918, the number of branches went up to sixty-six:-…

1919 Bank of Ireland, Type 3 (branch list printed in green ink) Five Pounds, 27 January 1919, T29 49834, signature of W.H. Baskin

Early Irish Banknotes: 1919 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Type 3 – Five Pounds – signed: W.H. Baskin

Date: 21st July 1919 Description: When the 13th issue of Bank of Ireland banknotes were first issued in 1908, there were 65 branches in the network, incl. seven new branches :- 1903: Athlone, Ballymena and Fermoy 1904: Coleraine, Tuam and Dunmanway 1907: Belturbet Between 1908 and 1918, the number of branches went up to sixty-six:-…

Bank of Ireland Five Pound Note, Type 1 - Thirteenth Issue, dated 21st July 1914

Early Irish Banknotes: 1914 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Type 1 – Five Pounds – signed: W.H. Baskin

Date: 21st July 1914 Description: When the 13th issue of Bank of Ireland banknotes were first issued in 1908, there were 65 branches in the network, incl. seven new branches :- 1903: Athlone, Ballymena and Fermoy 1904: Coleraine, Tuam and Dunmanway 1907: Belturbet Between 1908 and 1918, the number of branches went up to sixty-six:-…

1911 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), One Pound note, dated 15th August 1911

Early Irish Banknotes: 1911 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Type 1 – One Pound – signed: W.H. Baskin

Date: 15th August 1911 Description: When the 13th issue of Bank of Ireland banknotes were first issued in 1908, there were 65 branches in the network, incl. seven new branches :- 1903: Athlone, Ballymena and Fermoy 1904: Coleraine, Tuam and Dunmanway 1907: Belturbet Between 1908 and 1918, the number of branches went up to sixty-six:-…

1913 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Ten Pounds - signed: W.H. Baskin. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Early Irish Banknotes: 1913 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Type 1 – Ten Pounds – signed: W.H. Baskin

Date: 12th February 1913 Description: When the 13th issue of Bank of Ireland banknotes were first issued in 1908, there were 65 branches in the network, incl. seven new branches :- 1903: Athlone, Ballymena and Fermoy 1904: Coleraine, Tuam and Dunmanway 1907: Belturbet Between 1908 and 1918, the number of branches went up to sixty-six:-…

Bank of Ireland One Pound, Fourteenth Issue (Branches in 8 lines and red ink), Type 2, dated 17th February 1920, signature of A.G. Fleming, Chief Cashier. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Early Irish Banknotes: 1920 Bank of Ireland (Fourteenth Issue, Type 2) One Pound note

Date: 1920 Description: A Bank of Ireland One Pound note (Fourteenth Issue), Type 2 Issued on 17th February 1920 Serial Number: A/99 52079 Signed by: Alfred G. Fleming, Chief Cashier Obverse: The £1 note of this 14th issue of the Bank of Ireland series features 66 branches on eight lines and printed in red ink…