The Hibernian Bank • 1825-1958

Banknotes issued by Joint Stock Banks prior to 1929
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The Hibernian Bank • 1825-1958

Post by Mac » 24 Jan 2015 20:26

The Hibernian Bank wasn't allowed to issue its own notes, so it issued 'Tokens' which looked increasingly like notes!

One Pound Hibernian Bank token, 1827.
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Hibernian Bank three Pounds, 1829, Post Bill.
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Post by Mac » 19 Jan 2017 14:12

Some cancelled issued examples of the Hibernian Bank tokens from 1827 have turned up in auction recently.
This is the first time I have come across these tokens in their issued form. Nice to see them appearing.

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Hibernian Bank Thirty Shillings Token 1St February 1827

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Hibernian Bank One Pound Token 10 July 1826

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Post by ThePloughman » 07 May 2017 02:47

I see some more of these in the Dublin auction this week.
Are there a lot of them suddenly out there? Any idea how many have turned up? I have a proof, but wouldn’t mind an issued one too if it wasn’t too expensive.

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Post by Mac » 08 May 2017 15:36

ThePloughman wrote:Are there a lot of them suddenly out there? Any idea how many have turned up?
Don't know. These two groups could be it, or there could be a bag full of them! I haven't heard anything about them.

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