IRELAND : TWENTY EURO GOLD PROOF COIN 2006 . SAM BECKETT

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IRELAND : TWENTY EURO GOLD PROOF COIN 2006 . SAM BECKETT

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IRELAND TWENTY EURO GOLD PROOF COIN . SAM BECKETT 2006.

ISSUED BY: CENTRAL BANK OF IRELAND.

ISSUE DATE: 2006.

LIMIT ISSUE:  20,000.

20 EURO: .999 FINE GOLD COIN.

 WEIGHT: 1.24GR.

DIAMETER 13.92MM.

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.