Northern Ireland


Bank of Ireland
1 pound, (1980)

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First Trust Bank
10 pounds, 1998

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Front: Young man

Back: Sailing ship Girona


Northern Bank
5 pounds, 1990

5 pounds 1990 front
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Front: William Atcheson Traill (1844-1933), engineer.

William was born near Bushmills, Ireland. Both William and his brother Anthony had studied at Trinity College. They both enjoyed science and building things. William became a civil engineer and Anthony a scientist, lecturer and Provost of Trinity College Dublin. He and his brother built the first hydroelectric powered tram.

Back: Dish antenna and computer


Northern Bank
5 pounds, 1999 Polymer
Commemorates the new Millennium

5 pounds 1999 front 5 pounds 1999 back

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Northern Bank
20 pounds, 2009 (2011)

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Front: Henry George "Harry" Ferguson (1884-1960), Irish engineer and inventor

Ferguson is noted for his role in the development of the modern agricultural tractor, for becoming the first Irishman to build and fly his own aeroplane, and for developing the first four-wheel drive Formula One car, the Ferguson P99. Today his name lives on in the name of the Massey Ferguson company.

Back: Pediment of City Hall, Belfast

Courtesy Yuri Minkin


Danske Bank
10 pounds, 2013

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Front: John Boyd Dunlop (1840-1921), Scottish inventer

He was one of the founders of the rubber company that bore his name, Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Company.

Back: Pediment of City Hall, Belfast

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Danske Bank
20 pounds, 2012 (2013)

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Front: Henry George "Harry" Ferguson (1884-1960), Irish engineer and inventor

Back: Pediment of City Hall, Belfast

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Ulster Bank
10 pounds, 1997

10 pounds 1997 front

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Ulster Bank
5 pounds, 2006
Commemorates the First Anniversary of the Dealth of George Best

5 pounds, 2006 front
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Front: Rural and urban views of Belfest at lower left and right respectively, port with bridge at lower center

Back: George Best (1946-2005), Northern Irish soccer superstar

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Northern Ireland, occupies the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland located in the Atlantic Ocean west of Great Britain, is an integral part of the United Kingdom. For a more detailed country profile, see CIA World Factbook on United Kingdom.




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