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All Ireland ca1693-1754

Irish banknotes ca1693-1754
Old Notes: Early Private Banks, up to 1754. An age of Small Notes

Before 1754 anyone could engage in banking activity, regardless of their other business activities. Two general kinds of banking emerged, based around merchant economic activity and based on the remittance of rent to landlords.

Very few examples of banknotes issued prior to 1754 have been seen. • Version 2.2.1 • Last update • COPYRIGHT ©2000, 2009, 2015, 2020, M Mac Devitt. Reproduction with citation permitted.