Ireland 5 Pounds (1976-1993 Central Bank of Ireland)

Ireland 5 Pounds (1976-1993 Central Bank of Ireland)


Do you have a  Ireland 5 Pounds (1976-1993 Central Bank of Ireland) Banknote? Here’s how to exchange it with us.


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Ireland 5 Pounds (1976-1993 Central Bank of Ireland)

The Ireland 5 Pounds (1976-1993 Central Bank of Ireland) was the currency of the Republic of Ireland until 2002. Its ISO 4217 code was IEP. The Irish pound was superseded by the euro on 1 January 1999. When the Irish pound legally became a subdivision of the euro; actual euro currency did not begin circulation until the beginning of 2002.

Although the euro became the currency of the Eurozone countries including Ireland on 1 January 1999, it wasn’t until the agreed date of 1 January 2002 that the state began to withdraw Irish pound coins and notes, replacing them with euro specie.

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The 5 Irish Pounds note front to design Johannes Scotus Eriugena (ninth-century philosopher and theologian) at right. Letter A from the start of Psalm 17 in the Psalter of Ricemarch. Book of Durrow in background.


On the back, Extracts from the Book of Kells (eighth-century copy of the gospels).

Irish pound coins and notes ceased to be legal tender on 9 February 2002, although they will be exchangeable indefinitely for euro at the Central Bank.

The banknote, its color is orange and red.

Text: Banc Ceannais na hÉireann, Nótaí dlíthairgthe cúig phunt. Central Bank of Ireland, £5 Legal Tender.

The reason why of the Ireland Pound

The Central Bank of Ireland started issuing these 1 Irish Pound banknotes in 1838. The banknote of 1 Pound depicts Hibernia, National Personifications of Ireland and portrait of Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Additional information


Orange, Red


82 X 156 mm




John Scotus Eriugena


Philosopher – Poet – Theologian


Outmoded Irish Pounds Banknotes


5 – Banc Ceannais na h Eireann – Central Bank of Ireland – Five Pounds – Legal Tenuen



Composition material


Product Currencies

Irish Pounds

Tender Types




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