Now Sold

IRELAND TEN SHILLING COIN 1966 .P.H. PEARSE. IN PRESENTATION CASE

IRELAND TEN SHILLING COIN 1966 .P.H. PEARSE. UNC.  IN PRESENTATION CASE

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IRISH TEN SHILLING COIN  ISSUED IN 1966 TO COMMEMORATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE IRISH EASTER RISING OF 1916.

0.8333 SILVER.

WEIGHT: 18.14GRMS

DIAMETER: 30.5MM.

OBVERSE: P.H.PEARSE ONE OF THE LEADERS OF THE RISING.

REVERSE: STATUE OF CUCHULAINN, LEGENDARY IRISH MYTHOLOGICAL HERO.

EDGE:  EIRI AMAC NA CASCA 1916. (EASTER RISING 1916)

COIN ENCLOSED IN CAPSULE WITHIN GREEN PRESENTATION CASE.

MINTAGE: 2 MILLION. 

NOTE: MANY OF THESE COINS WERE MELTED DOWN IN THE 1980’S WHEN THE SILVER PRICE WAS HIGH.