Important British, Irish and World Banknotes (15 March 2007)

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Date of Auction: 15th March 2007

Sold for £280

Estimate: £300 - £400

Aberystwyth & Tregaron Bank, Two Pounds, 10 January 1814, D 174, for Evans, Jones, Davies & Co, signed by Jno. Evans (Grant 12). Pinholes, a couple of edge nicks and damage at top left with short tear and missing corner tip, bankruptcy details on back, otherwise very fine, rare (£300-400)


The bank was known as the Banc y Ddafad Ddu (The Bank of the Black Sheep) as the number of sheep used in the vignette corresponded to the denomination