Important Collection of Irish Paper Money formed by Bob Blake (Part I) (2 October 2008)

Date of Auction: 2nd October 2008

Sold for £1,300

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Co Kilkenny, Kilkenny, Kilkenny Bank, Five Pounds Ster[lin]g, 11 November 1818, no. 381, for James Loughnan, signed by him. Pinholes and couple of other small holes, endorsements mostly on back, otherwise fine (£1,000-1,200)


The bank opened in Kilkenny in 1800; James Loughnan took sole control in 1816 but the bank failed in 1820