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Ireland (Republic) 10 Shillings 1.9.1959 (78N 342789) (circulated) VF-XF

Ireland (Republic) 10 Shillings 1.9.1959 (78N 342789) (circulated) VF-XF
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10 Shillings 1.9.1959 (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, tirtled '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) (Serial # 78N 342789) (circulated) VF-XF

Dimensions: 139 x 78 mm


Catalogue Number: P-56d

Grade/condition: Very Fine to Extremely Fine (VF-XF) (circulated, used)