IRELAND 15 EURO SILVER PROOF COIN. 2019. PHIL LYNOTT MUSICIAN.
FIFTEEN EURO SILVER PROOF COIN 2019.
ISSUED: BY CENTRAL BANK OF IRELAND.
ISSUE DATE: 28 NOV 2019.
LIMIT ISSUE: 3,000. ONLY
QUALITY: PROOF: .925 STERLING SILVER
DESIGNER: SANDRA DEIANA.
ISSUED TO MARK THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF IRISH ROCK MUSIC LEGEND PHIL LYNOTT (1949 – 1986)
THIS IS THE SECOND OF A THREE YEAR SERIES CELEBRATING MODERN IRISH MUSICIANS.
PHIL LYNOTT:Lynott was born in the West Midlands of England, but grew up in Dublin with his grandparents. After fronting several bands Lynott formed Thin Lizzy in 1969. The band first found success with “Whiskey in the Jar”, followed by several hits in mid-1970s with songs such as “The Boys Are Back in Town”, “Jailbreak”and “Waiting for an Alibi. Lynott also enjoyed success as solo artist with two albums producing the hits “Dear Miss Lonely hearts”, “King’s Call” and “Old Town”, the music video for the latter famously showing Phil walking through the streets of his hometown Dublin. Phil Lynott sadly passed away in 1986 at the age of 36 but his music and legacy continues to endure and inspire music lovers worldwide.
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