IRELAND FIFTEEN EURO SILVER PROOF COIN 2013.
ISSUED TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF THE 1913 DUBLIN LOCKOUT STRIKE.
REVERSE: JIM LARKIN, UNION LEADER, ADDRESSING A GATHERING OF LOCKED-OUT WORKERS AND THEIR FAMILIES.
OBVERSE: TRADITIONAL IRISH HARP.
ISSUED: BY CENTRAL BANK OF IRELAND.
ISSUE DATE: 24TH SEPTEMBER 2013.
LIMIT ISSUE: 10,000.
QUALITY: PROOF. .925 STERLING SILVER
DESIGNER: RORY BRESLIN.
The Dublin Lock-out was a major industrial dispute between workers and employers which took place in Dublin city. The dispute lasted from 26 August 1913 to 18 January 1914, and is often viewed as the most severe and significant industrial dispute in Irish history. Central to the dispute was the workers’ right to unionise.
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