Important British, Irish and World Banknotes (27 September 2006)

Date of Auction: 27th September 2006

Sold for £190

Estimate: £120 - £150

John Bowstead, One Shilling, 1 September 1815, no.2234 (Quarmby 11). Clipped at corners, otherwise about extremely fine (£120-150)


John Bowstead, merchant and banker, Kirk Andreas; his card tokens, along with those of upwards of 50 other Manx issuers, were suppressed by the Act for the Suppression of Card Notes of 31 July 1817; this in turn followed the delivery of several consignments of new silver coin to the island in June and July 1817