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Ireland 10 Shillings / Scillinge 1959 (1945–59)

Item Code: IE-56d

Front: Portrait of Lady Hazel Lavery (1880–1935), a painter and the second wife of portrait artist Sir John Lavery (1856–1941), who was commissioned to design this feature. The original oil on canvas painting of Lady Lavery, titled 'Portrait of Lady Lavery' as Kathleen Ni Houlihan (1927), is displayed at the National Gallery of Ireland. Back: Head of the River God representing river of Blackwater taken from a keystone on the Custom House in Dublin (sculpted by Edward Smyth). Watermark: Head of Erin (derived from John Hogan statue). Security features: Consecutively running black horizontal serial numbers on the front of the banknote. Watermarked paper. Predominant colour: Orange. Artist: John Harrison (Chief portrait engraver, W&S). Signatures: James J. McElligott (Governor - An Gobharnóir, 1953–1960); Thomas K. Whitaker (Secretary of the Department of Finance - Rúnaí na Roinne Airgeadais, 1956–1969). Printing method: Intaglio. Issuer: Central Bank of Ireland - Banc Ceannais na h-Éireann. Date of issue: 1 September 1959. Legal tender: 1928–1976. Date of withdrawal: 1976. Total issue: N/a. Material: Cotton paper. Printer: Waterlow & Sons, Ltd. London, England (W&S).

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Dimensions: 139 x 78 mm

Texts: Banc Ceannais na h-Éireann. Central Bank of Ireland. Nóta Dlí-Thairgthe. Deich Scillinge. Legal Tender Note. Ten Shillings Sterling. Payable to bearer on demand in London. Tá deich scillinge sterling iníoctha as an nóta so le n-a shealbhóir ar n-a éileamh san do i Lundain.

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