£5 Bushmills Series

Design Features

  • Front

    • Colour- blue
    • Serial Numbers – font gradually increases in size
    • Seated lady Hibernia
    • Six County shields
    • Serial Numbers- black horizontal and red vertical
    • Date- 20th April 2008
    • Signature- D McGowan, Chief Executive UK
  • Back
    • Vignette of the distillery

Security Features

  • Feel
    • Paper Quality – Crisp not waxy
    • Raised Print – Bank title, denomination, address and signature
  • Look
    • Watermark – Head of Medusa – right hand side of note beside vertical serial number
    • Security Thread – In area of Bank logo when back lit
    • See Through – Celtic pattern in watermark area
    • Microprinting – ESP on both sides reading Bank of Ireland
    • UV/Fluorescence – Phosphorescent barcode blinks in UV light on the front of note.
  • Move/Tilt
    • Security Thread Tilt – Bank of Ireland logo appears in bottom front left hand corner