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The Agricultural and Commercial Bank of Ireland
Branch Issues 1835-1839



Three Series by banknote design


agricultural and commercial bank of ireland pound 1839

Six Types of banknotes, five denominations up to £10


Agricultural and Commercial Bank of Ireland produced three Series of banknotes in its short existence. There were six types Types between the three series of notes produced, as detailed following.
Series A (1835) Type 1, Type 2.
Series B (1838) Type 1.
Series C (1838-1839) Type 1, Type 2, Type 3.


Agricultural and Commercial Bank Series A, 1835


Two denominations have been recorded for Agricultural and Commercial Bank, Series A: £1 notes; and £10 notes, of which only a fragment of a note has been seen. There are two Types for Series A: Type 1, banknotes with hand-written serial numbers; and Type 2, banknotes with printed serial numbers.

It is likely that a £5 denomination, and probably a £3 denomination also existed for Series A.



Series B, 1838


Series B Agricultural and Commercial Bank notes were a brief issue around 1838. £1 and £3 notes have been recorded.


Series C, 1837-39


Several denominations have been recorded for Agricultural and Commercial Bank Series C: £1, 30 Shillings, 35 Shillings, £3, £5. Other denominations might also have been issued. There are three Types for Series C: Type C1, handwritten serial number without prefix; Type C2, printed serial number without prefix; Type 3C, printed serial number with prefix



agricultural and commercial bank of ireland pound 1835 agricultural and commercial bank of ireland pound 1838

agricultural and commercial bank of ireland pound 1839agricultural and commercial bank of ireland 30 shillings 1839
agricultural and commercial bank of ireland 3 pounds 1838agricultural and commercial bank of ireland 5 pounds 1838


Agricultural and Commercial Bank of Ireland Branches 1835-1839

The Agricultural and Commercial Bank of Ireland had 40 branches, and thus started out as quite a large joint stock bank. Examples of banknotes from many of these branches have survived, and some of these are available for illustration in the section on Agricultural and Commercial Bank of Ireland Branches. Enniscorthy is by far the most commonly seen branch seen among surviving notes, accounting for the bulk of notes recorded.




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