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Number 000001 notes

Posted: 24 Jan 2015 19:14
by Mac
Lots of collectors like low-numbered notes. Irish low numbers notes, especially of the Lavery series and Ploughmans are quite rare. I haven't seen many.

The hand-numbered terminator notes non-extended 100000 and 1000000 are even rarer!
Serial numbers were extended from 100000 per prefix to 1000000 per prefix on Lavery notes as below.
Prior to these dates prefixes changed at 100000 which was hand-set on the note.
Type 7. 10 Shillings from 12.9.51
Type 7. £1 notes from 11.9.51
Type 7. £5 notes from 6.8.52
Type 10. £10 notes from 9.2.60
Higher denominations did not have their serial numbers extended.

National Bank Ploughman £10 note, number 000001:

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EEE 000001

Posted: 24 Jan 2015 19:15
by Mac
B Series Yeats £20 note replacement number 1.

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Ten shillings 000001

Posted: 02 Feb 2015 16:10
by Mac
The first ten shilling note!
Currency Commission Irish Free State Ten shilling note, 1928.

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Currency Commission Irish Free State 10 Shillings number 000001

40H000001

Posted: 20 Feb 2015 23:30
by Mac
A nice example of a Lavery One Pound note number 000001.

This is the first note printed with the date 23.5.69.

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£1 Lady Lavery number 1.

Re: Number 000001 notes and hand-numbered prefix Terminators

Posted: 09 May 2015 17:32
by Mac
Here is a nice pair of Bank of Ireland notes, numbered 000001.
The very first notes of the series depicting Queens University of Belfast on the reverse.

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Bank of Ireland Ten Pounds 1991 number 000001

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Bank of Ireland 20 Pounds 1991 number 000001

Re: Number 000001 notes and hand-numbered prefix Terminators

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 00:06
by Mac
Here's another number 000001 note from Northern Ireland.

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Bank of Ireland 5 Pounds 2013 number 000001.

Re: Number 000001 notes and hand-numbered prefix Terminators

Posted: 14 Mar 2016 19:56
by Mac
Here's another Bank of Ireland £1 note, number 1, from an earlier issue.
Nice if you can get one!

Bank of Ireland £1 note 23 Feb 1942, number B18 000001.

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Re: Number 000001 notes and hand-numbered prefix Terminators

Posted: 31 Mar 2016 20:51
by DOC
This Number 000001 note is interesting as it is the first Northern Ireland £1 note issued by the Bank of Ireland.

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Re: Number 000001 notes and hand-numbered prefix Terminators

Posted: 02 Apr 2016 18:12
by Mac
That would be a very tasty note to have in one's collection!

Here are a couple of B Series £ notes numbered 000001:

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Re: Number 000001 notes and hand-numbered prefix Terminators

Posted: 16 Oct 2016 19:38
by Mac
Here is a nice one!
The very first small size Bank of Ireland £1 note printed for the new all-Ireland note design in 1922.
This was the first major change to the format of the bank's notes since 1838.

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Bank of Ireland £1 1922

Re: Number 000001 notes and hand-numbered prefix Terminators

Posted: 28 May 2019 19:53
by Mac
Treasury note number 1 turned up in an auction recently.

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Re: Number 000001 notes

Posted: 28 May 2019 20:11
by Mac
Provincial Bank Ploughman £10 number 000001

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Re: Number 000001 notes

Posted: 28 May 2019 20:28
by Mac
Two Lavery £1 notes dated 30.9.76 have turned up over the past few years. There are certainly more examples of this date with number 000001 which have been saved. They were being actively sought out by collectors at the time of their issue.

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Re: Number 000001 notes

Posted: 29 May 2019 01:13
by ThePloughman
Bradbury 10s number 1.