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Ireland (Eire) 20 Pounds 29.4.1994

Ireland (Eire) 20 Pounds 29.4.1994
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20 Pounds 29.4.1994 (Front: Portrait of the Irish political leader - Daniel O'Connell (6 August 1775 - 15 May 1847) based on a mezzotint by John Gubbins which is held in the National Gallery of Ireland. Derrynane Abbey, County Kerry, home of Daniel O'Connell. Back: Pledge signed in 1845 by O'Connell and others. The Four Courts (Na Ceithre Cúirteanna) in Dublin. Watermark: Lady Hazel Lavery, 20. Designer: Robert Ballagh. Signatures: Maurice Francis Doyle (An Gobharnóir – Governor, 1 May 1987 – 31 December 1993); Seán P. Cromien (Rúnaí na Roinne Airgeadais – Finance Secretary, 1 May 1987 – 12 June 1994). Printer: Currency Centre (The Irish Mint) of the Central Bank of Ireland, Dublin)

Dimensions: 136 x 72 mm

Catalogue Number: P-77a

Texts: Banc Ceannais na hÉireann. Fiche Punt. Central Bank of Ireland. Twenty Pounds. “We, the undersigned, being convinced that good government and wise legislation can be permanently secured to the Irish people only through the instrumentality of an Irish Legislature, do hereby pledge ourselves to our country that we will never desist from seeking the Repeal of the Union with England by all peaceable, moral and constitutional means, until a parliament be restored to Ireland.” Dated this 30th May 1845 - Daniel O'Connell (From the resolution of 1845 – “Repeal of the Union”).

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