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,…

Promissory Note: Six Guineas (or, Six Pounds, Sixteen Shillings & Sixpence) - Watson's Bank, Clonmel, Co Tipperary. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Six Guineas The Clonmel Bank (Watson’s Bank), c. 1800

The Clonmel Bank Watson’s Bank was located on Johnston Street, in Clonmel and was founded by Solomon Watson in 1800, along with two of his brothers (John Watson and William Watson) as partners. The Watson’s were a well known Quaker family in Clonmel and their bank went through 3 partnership changes before ceasing operation in…

Clonmell Bank, Two Guineas (Two Pounds, Five Shillings and Sixpence), 4 October 1809, B 168, payable in Bank of Ireland Paper, for William Riall, Charles Riall and Arthur Riall, signature of Arthur Riall. Endorsements on back, pinholes, small holes, tear and missing small piece at top right, otherwise very good. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Two Guineas The Clonmell Bank (Riall’s Bank)

The Clonmell Bank Riall’s Bank in Clonmel was one of the best run banks of its time. Founded in 1715 as The Clonmell Bank by Phineas Riall and managed by him until 1724, the bank was known as Bagwell & Co between 1724 and 1754. In 1754, William Riall became senior partner and he traded…

1833 £5 Gibbons & Williams, Dublin, S/N 1042, dated 1st September 1833. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Five Pounds (Gibbons & Williams’ Bank) 1833

Gibbons & Williams Bank: Gibbons & Williams was one of the last private banks to be founded in Ireland. Founded in 1833, it spectacularly collapsed in 1835 when the senior partner, Hutchins Thomas Williams, was found to have been embezzling client funds. James Gibbons had parted company with him in 1834 and wasn’t involved in…

1834 Dublin, Gibbons & Williams Bank, Three Pounds, 4 December 1834, no. 5484, unissued, with counterfoil (PB 159). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Three Pounds (Gibbons & Williams’ Bank) 1834

Gibbons & Williams Bank: Gibbons & Williams was one of the last private banks to be founded in Ireland. Founded in 1833, it spectacularly collapsed in 1835 when the senior partner, Hutchins Thomas Williams, was found to have been embezzling client funds. James Gibbons had parted company with him in 1834 and wasn’t involved in…

1833 30 shillings, Gibbons & Williams, Dublin S/N 25, dated 1st July 1833, signed by Hutchins Thomas Williams. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Thirty Shillings (Gibbons & Williams’ Bank) 1833

Gibbons & Williams Bank: Gibbons & Williams was one of the last private banks to be founded in Ireland. Founded in 1833, it spectacularly collapsed in 1835 when the senior partner, Hutchins Thomas Williams, was found to have been embezzling client funds. James Gibbons had parted company with him in 1834 and wasn’t involved in…

1833 £1 Gibbons & Williams, Dublin, S/N 378, dated 1st July 1833 and signed by H.T. Hutchins. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: One Pound (Gibbons & Williams’ Bank) 1833

Gibbons & Williams Bank: Gibbons & Williams was one of the last private banks to be founded in Ireland. Founded in 1833, it spectacularly collapsed in 1835 when the senior partner, Hutchins Thomas Williams, was found to have been embezzling client funds. James Gibbons had parted company with him in 1833 and wasn’t involved in…