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Irish Papermoney Historical Timeline
All Ireland 1783–1928

All Ireland ca1850–1920
Old Notes — Multi-branch General Issues

By the late 1800s the banknote designs had settled down to a uniform format with branches listed either in the centre or on both sides of each note. The Northern Bank listed its branches around the four edges of its notes, until 1918 when it began to switch to listing the branches in the centre of its notes.

In 1918 the banks began to reduce the size of some of their notes, folloeing the lead of the Bank of Ireland when it reduced its One Pound notes in size. This may reflect inflation producing an increased need for low denomination notes in circulation.





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