Charles I (1625-1649), Southern Cities of Refuge, Cork, Sixpence, 1647

O’Brien Rare Coin Review: Charles I, Cities of Refuge – Cork, Sixpence, 1647

Date: 1647 Description: Charles I, Cities of Refuge silver sixpence on an octagonal piece of silver plate. Weight: 2.06g References: S 6561A; DF 329 About Fine (F) Extremely rare Obverse: Crudely struck emergency coinage with the legend “CORK” centred between two circles (outer circle beaded, inner circle wired) with a small pellet below (between “O”…

Charles I (1625-1649), Cork, Shilling, 1647, 4.35g/1h (S 6561; DF 328). Light scratch on reverse, otherwise good fine, extremely rare

O’Brien Rare Coin Review: Charles I, Cities of Refuge – Cork, Shilling, 1647

Date: 1647 Description: Charles I, Cities of Refuge Shilling on an octagonal piece of silver plate. Weight: 4.35g References: S 6561; DF 328 Light scratch on reverse, otherwise good Fine (gF) Extremely rare Obverse: Crudely struck emergency coinage with the legend “CORK” centred between two circles (outer circle beaded, inner circle wired) with a small…

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:-…