1806 Callan Bank (Michael Hearn) One shilling & one penny - Unissued facsimile

Early Irish Banknotes: Callan Bank (One Shilling & One Penny) 1806

The Hearn family were important merchants in Callan in the early 19th C and one Michael Hearn registered his new bank on 24th August, 1801. He traded as The Callan Bank traded from 1801-7. At one time had 15,825 notes of values at under three guineas in circulation   Additional Reading: Michal Hearn A Callan…