The basic unit of money in Dublin in 1904 was the British pound sterling—as it still is today in the U.K. Pounds were divided into shillings (no longer existent), and shillings into pence. Various silver, copper, and gold coins, and paper notes, represented amounts of these basic units.

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1904 shilling, reverse (obverse shows head of king).

1900 threepence, with head of Queen Victoria.

1904 half crown, with head of King Edward VII.

1904 farthing, reverse (obverse shows head of king).

1904 sovereign, reverse (obverse shows head of king).

A one-pound banknote, issued in 1914. Source: wwww.bankofengland.co.uk.