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Re: Highest recorded numbers of Ploughman notes by bank and denomination

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Consolidated Bank Notes (CBN) highest recorded serial numbers.
The following is a list of the highest numbers recorded in the Ploughman Scan Survey for each of the denominations of Ploughman notes. A more comprehensive list by signature is in the dedicated Ploughman Banknote Survey (PSS) section.

BANKS & DENOMINATIONS
THE BANK OF IRELAND
1929–40
£1, 09BB 031623, 3.7.39
£5, 03BK 008632
£10, 01BT 025502
£20, Specimens only
£50, Specimens only
£100, Specimens only

THE HIBERNIAN BANK LIMITED
1929–40
£1, 24HA 018797
£5, 03HK 024724
£10, 01HT 034827

THE MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK LIMITED
1929–40
£1, 50MA 100000 6.2.40 • Note: never issued.
Highest issued note seen: 44MA 021573 10.10.39
£5, 04MK 005945 22.9.39
£10, 01MT 086997 4.8.39
£20,
£50,
£100,

THE NATIONAL BANK LIMITED
1929–40
£1, 44NA 099713 2.9.39 - 45NA 002369 2.9.39
£5, 04NK 040440 5.1.39
£10, 01NT 051444 2.10.31

THE NORTHERN BANK LIMITED
1929–33
£1, 04EA 076393
£5, 01EK 053439
£10, 01OT 007438

THE PROVINCIAL BANK OF IRELAND LIMITED
£1, PA24 008190 4.11.39
£5, PK02 051190 3.4.39
£10, PT01 035450 17.7.39

THE ROYAL BANK OF IRELAND LIMITED
1929–41
£1, 28RA 024571
£5, 01RK 052754 8.5.31
£10, 01RT 010628

THE ULSTER BANK LIMITED
1929–40
£1, 12UA 043237 4.12.39
£5, 02UK 009001 7.2.39
£10, 01UT 015384 9.8.39

If anyone can expand on these numbers, drop me an email with a pic of the note!
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Here is an image of the highest numbered Northern Bank £5 note seen to date.
It recently came up for auction at DNW.
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I have been doing a bit of filing, and came across this National £1 note pic which expands the recorded prefixes from 44NA to 45NA.
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A nice find and interesting to see that the note shows signs of circulation. Impressive also to see the 10% of outstanding notes milestone achieved for the Ploughman Scan Survey :)
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I have been waiting to get to the 10% mark for a while!
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I just noticed that this Royal Bank of Ireland Ploughman £5 is a new higher observed serial number for Royal Bank of Ireland £5 notes. This very nice example was sold by Noonans in May of this year and achieved a strong hammer price of £2,200.
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It is possible not all the notes of this date were issued. We were unable to determine details of the last one issued.
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That is indeed a new high for observed notes, and new to PSS data. I missed it in May!
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Here is an image of a Northern Bank £1 Ploughman note with the highest recorded serial number to date.
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04EA 076393 – I first recorded that one way back in 1996!
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