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Framed 'B' Series £1 Note Queen Medhb

Queen of Connacht

Framed original Irish Central Bank B Series £1 note depicting Queen Medhb, this piece makes a beautiful addition to any wall. Accompanying description box.

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Framed 'B Series'  £1 note

The B Series featured historical and cultural themes and the £1 note featured Queen Medhb. More details below.

Details

12" inches x 10" inches

Attractive mahogany style frame with gold trim

Colour: Green and Red

Size: 148 x 78 mm

Security feature: Watermark (Female Head)
Metal Security Thread

Date on first notes: 10/6/77

Date on last notes: 13/9/89

 

More Information

Queen Medhb was the legendary Queen of Connacht.. The portrait is based on carvings in stone dating back to 100BC. The reverse of the note features a decorate excerpt from 'Leabhair na hUadre' dating from 11th and 12th Century.

The overall theme from this note is based on Irish mythology. There were 809,000,000 of these notes issued, most of these were exchanged for the £1 coin which replaced the note in 1990 and the bulk of the remaining notes were cashed in during the Euro changeover in 2001. This is an original note in circulated condition. 

** This production of a Genuine B Series Banknote has been supplied by 'Irish Collectables' with the full knowledge of the 'Central Bank & Financial Services Authority of Ireland'. The copied image of the reverse of the note in the information box is replicated with the kind permission of the C.B.F.S.A.I. The C.B.F.S.A.I reserve all rights.