Friday, 9 December 2011

Northern Ireland 5 Pound Commemorative

Northern Ireland 5 Pounds Banknote
Year : 2006
Size : 70mm x 141mm

Banknote to Commemorative George Best  (22 May 1946 – 25 November 2005) was a Northern Irish football player, regarded by many as the greatest player of all time. He is mainly remembered for his halcyon days with Manchester United.

George Best had an alcohol problem for much of his adult life and underwent a liver transplant in 2002 after years of heavy drinking. He died in Year 2005 at the age of 59 after suffering multiple organ failure.

For the first anniversary of his death, Ulster Bank issued one million commemorative five pound notes. The notes were sold out in three days.

1 comment:

  1. George Best, one of the best to ever play the game and he is a Mancuniac. What could be better!