1939 Bank of Ireland, Five Pounds, dated 14th September 1939, 03BK 006503, signed by Brennan & Johnston. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Five Pound, Bank of Ireland Ploughman Note, Type 2 (J. Brennan & H.J. Johnston)

Date: 1939 Description: A Bank of Ireland, Five Pounds, dated 14th September 1939, signed by J. Brennan & H.J. Johnston. 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: 03BK 006503 Known Dates: 14-SEP-1939 Obverse…

1929 Bank of Ireland, Five Pounds, dated 6th May 1929, 01BK 083087, signed by J. Brennan & J.A. Gargan. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Five Pound, Bank of Ireland Ploughman Note, Type 1 (J. Brennan & J.A. Gargan)

Date: 1929-1931 Description: A Bank of Ireland, Five Pound, dated 10th June 1929, signed by J. Brennan & J.A. Gargan. 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: 01BK 083087 Known Dates: 3 6-MAY-1929…

1939 Bank of Ireland, One Pound, dated 10th January 1939, 94BA 066680, signed by J. Brennan & H.J. Johnston.

Irish Banknote Guide: One Pound, Bank of Ireland Ploughman Note, Type 2 (Brennan & Johnston)

Date: 1939-1940 Description: A 1939 Bank of Ireland, One Pound, dated 10th January 1939, 94BA 066680, signed by J. Brennan & H.J. Johnston. Size: 151mm x 84mm 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: 94BA 066680 Known…

1929 Bank of Ireland, One Pound, dated 10th June 1929, S/N:13BA 046879, signed by J. Brennan & J.A. Gargan. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: One Pound, Bank of Ireland Ploughman Note, Type 1 (J. Brennan & J.A. Gargan)

Date: 1929-1938 Description: A Bank of Ireland, One Pound, dated 10th June 1929, signed by J. Brennan & J.A. Gargan. Size: 151mm x 84mm 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: 13BA 046879 Known Dates: 14 6-MAY-1929,…

1929 £10 Consolidated Banks - Provincial Bank of Ireland (front) Unc

O’Brien Rare Banknote Review: Ploughman Notes (Provincial Bank of Ireland)

Introduction The Provincial Bank of Ireland was established in 1825, pioneered branch banking in Ireland. The terms, rights and privileges of the Bank of Ireland allowed it to effectively strangle the development of banking in Ireland until the Irish Banking Crisis that followed the post-Napoleonic War Depression. The Bank of Ireland effectively held a monopoly…

The 2008 €100 gold coin (polar explorers) - the largest (28mm diameter) and heaviest (half ounce) Irish gold coin to date.

O’Brien Coin Guide: Irish Commemorative Euro Coins

Most of the coins listed below were struck as ‘proofs’ – the exception being the first of the series, the €5 Special Olympics coin.  This was a cupro-nickel coin and is available as BU mini-presentation folder.  In addition to this, all other coins were struck in either Sterling silver or gold and are issued in…