IRELAND SAMUEL BECKETT GOLD & SILVER PROOF COIN SET 2006

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IRELAND SAMUEL BECKETT GOLD & SILVER PROOF COIN SET 2006

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SAMUEL BECKETT  PROOF SET

20 EURO GOLD & 10 EURO SILVER  COIN.

ISSUED BY: CENTRAL BANK OF IRELAND.

ISSUE DATE: 2006.

LIMIT ISSUE:  5,000.

20 EURO:  0.999 FINE GOLD  COIN.  WEIGHT: 1.24GR.  

DIAMETER 13.92MM.

10 EURO: STERLING SILVER COIN. WEIGHT: 28.28GR.

 DIAMETER: 38.61MM

DESIGNER:  EMMET MULLINS.

THE COIN CELEBRATES THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF SAMUEL BECKETT

OBVERSE: THE IRISH HARP , EIRE, YEAR DATE 2006 AND “SAMUEL BECKETT 1906 – 2006.

REVERSE: PORTRAIT OF SAMUEL BECKETT.

COMES IN NICE PRESENTATION BOX WITH NUMBERED CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY. THANKS FOR LOOKING.

BECKETT IS CONSIDERED TO BE ONE OF THE LEADING DRAMATISTS AND WRITERS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. BORN IN DUBLIN IN 1906 AND EDUCATED AT TRINTY COLLEGE LATER MOVING TO LIVE IN PARIS. PUBLISHED WORKS INCLUDE: WAITING FOR GODOT, MORE PRICKS THAN KICKS, MURPHY, WHOROSCOPE…..HE WON THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE IN 1969. HE DIED IN PARIS IN 1989.

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