1933 Hibernian Bank Ltd, Five Pounds Ploughman note, dated 15th March 1933, 02HK 018086, signed by J. Brennan & H.J. Campbell. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Five Pound, Hibernian Bank Ploughman Note, Type 1 (J. Brennan & H.J. Campbell)

Date: 1929-1939 Description: An Hibernian Bank Limited, Five Pounds, dated 10th June 1929, signed by J. Brennan & H.J. Campbell. Size: 165mm x 92mm Watermarks: A 5-stringed harp at the top left A CBN monogram at the bottom left A shamrock at the bottom right Designer: E. Harrison S/N: 02HK 018086 Known Dates: 7 6-MAY-1929…

1929 Hibernian Bank Ltd, Ten Pounds, 6 May 1929, 01HT 016863, Brennan-Campbell signatures. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Ten Pounds, Hibernian Bank Ploughman Note, Type 1 (J. Brennan & H.J. Campbell)

Date: 1929-1931 Description: An Hibernian Bank Limited, Ten Pounds, dated 6th May 1929, signed by J. Brennan & J.A. Gargan. Size: 191mm x 108mm Watermarks: A 5-stringed harp at the top left A CBN monogram at the bottom left A shamrock at the bottom right Designer: E. Harrison S/N: 01HT 016863 Known Dates: 3 6-MAY-1929…

1829 Hibernian Bank Three Pounds, Post Bill. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: 1829 Hibernian Bank – Three Pounds Token, Type 2 (Promise to Pay within six months)

Date: 1829 Description: 1827 Hibernian Bank Three Pounds Token, Type 2 (Promise to Pay within six months). Manually dated ‘ 1829’ and numbered ‘x’. Cancelled with ink ‘x’ over clerk and cashier’s signatures A rare early paper note Obverse: Design comprises two vignettes, one to the left of Hibernia seated with a harp and the…

Lady Lavery Notes - The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland

Irish Banknote Guide: The Transition from Irish Joint-Stock Bank Issues to Central Bank of Ireland Banknotes (1922-1943)

Introduction: The idea of a separate currency goes back to the sitting of the First Dáil Éireann in 1919 as this newly declared independent parliament declared its intention to govern all 32 counties of Ireland. Many Irish politicians declared that they wanted a completely independent republic – as called for in various speeches in the…

1826 Hibernian Bank One Pound Token, proof, undated. The OLd Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: c. 1826 Hibernian Bank – One Pound Token, Proof, Type 1

Date: c. 1826 Description: 1827 Hibernian Bank One Pound (Proof) Token, Type 1 (no ‘promissory’ text). No date No serial number A rare early paper note Obverse: Design comprises two vignettes, one to the left of Hibernia seated with a harp and the other (on the right) of the Three Graces. Denomination in words ‘ONE…

1826 Hibernian Bank Twenty Pounds Token, proof, undated. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: c. 1826 Hibernian Bank – Twenty Pounds Token, Type 1

Date: c. 1826 Description: 1827 Hibernian Bank Twenty Pounds Token, Type 1 (no ‘promissory’ text). No date No serial number This is the largest known denomination for these tokens An extremely rare early paper note Obverse: Design comprises two vignettes, one to the left of Hibernia seated with a harp and the other (on the…

1826 Hibernian Bank One Pound Token, Type 1, dated 10th July 1826 . The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: 1826 Hibernian Bank – One Pound Token, Type 1

Date: 1826 Description: 1827 Hibernian Bank One Pound Token, Type 1 (no ‘promissory’ text). Manually dated ’10 July 1826′ and numbered ’50’. Countersigned front and back Cancelled with ink ‘x’ over clerk and cashier’s signatures A rare early paper note Obverse: Design comprises two vignettes, one to the left of Hibernia seated with a harp…