1870 GB & Ireland silver three-halfpence (Victoria) - proof

O’Brien Coin Guide: GB & Ireland Silver Three-Halfpence

Introduction: The ‘three-halfpence’ was the smallest silver coin ever struck by the Royal Mint for circulation. It was worth ​11⁄2d (or ​1⁄160 of a pound) and was produced for circulation in the British colonies, specifically for use in British Guiana, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), Mauritius, Sierra Leone and the West Indies. They were a rough…

O’Brien Coin Price Guide: Irish Pre-Decimal Halfpenny

2018 Market Values Irish Free State (Saorstát Éireann) US Grades G VF 20 XF40 AU50 MS61RB YEAR Mintage Good Fine Very Fine Ex. Fine Uncirculated 1928 2,880,000 face €1.00 €2.00 €5.00 €15.00 6,001 proofs €35.00 re-strike €60.00 1933 720,000 face €3.50 €18.00 €75.00 €200.00 1935 960,000 face €2.00 €8.00 €50.00 €150.00 1937 960,000 face €1.25…

O’Brien Coin Price Guide: Irish Pre-Decimal Farthing

2018 Market Values Irish Free State (Saorstát Éireann) YEAR   VF 20 XF40 AU50 MS61 RB PF66 R Mintage Fine Very Fine Ex. Fine Uncirculated Proof (FDC) 1928 300,000 €2.25 €4.00 €7.00 €14.00 €30.00 1930 288,000 €3.50 €6.00 €15.00 €25.00 1931 192,000 €4.00 €7.50 €20.00 €35.00 €500.00 1932 192,000 €4.00 €8.00 €20.00 €35.00 1933 480,000…

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…