Currency 1981 Central Bank of Ireland Five Pounds Banknote J Scotus P# 71c UNC
Description: A nice crisp uncirculated Banknote from the Republic Ireland. This is the Central Bank of Ireland five pounds note dated 12 January 1981 (12.01.81). The banknote is brown and red-violet in color on multi-colored underprint. It depicts the image of Johannes Scotus Eriugena to the right of the front with writing in the background. The back has the same color scheme as the front with writing in the background and the image of a leaping wild cat. The note has the signatures of Murray and Cofaigh displayed on the front, which also displays the serial number, the denomination and the date. This particular note has the serial number IFA 616626 shown in both red and black on the front. The note has a watermark displaying the head lady Hazel Lavery and also has a solid security thread left of center. Please carefully review the scan provided as it is part and parcel of our description.
Date: 12 January 1981.
Printer: Central Bank of Ireland.
Size: The banknote measures ~6 1/8" by ~3 1/4". Pick Number: Pick number 71c and is listed in the Banknote Book as B216c.
Condition: For international buyers, please note that the new US postal rates for overseas shipping are very high and we are unable to change them. Additional charges will be incurred depending on the value of the item. Please check the cost of shipping before bidding. I would grade this banknote as a nice crisp uncirculated with all the details being very well preserved and having vivid and not faded colors. The note has no folds, no creases, no graffiti, no pinholes, no tears, and no splits. The note is clean with no stains. Its corners are intact fully squared with no observable rounding or bumps. The edges of the note are intact with no observable roughness. A very desirable note to add to your collection. Please see scans for additional condition information.
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