Coins, Medals and Paper Money of Ireland (5 December 2013)

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Date of Auction: 5th December 2013

Sold for £5,000

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Bank of Ireland, One Pound, 11 January 1813, no. 7187, on bank watermarked paper, ‘Promise to pay Mr Nathl. Low or bearer’ (BA 9). Notations and endorsements both sides, including date ‘9 Apr. 1813’ on back, lightly toned, tiny holes and a couple of short splits in body, otherwise paper still quite crisp, good very fine, rare £3,000-4,000

Footnote

Believed to be the first note of this issue to have been offered in commerce