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Irish Free State coins (1922-1937)

 

Half crown

 

Ireland half crown 1928

 

Face value: 1/2 crown (1/5 Pound)
Composition: silver 0.750
Diameter 32.3 mm.
Weight 14.16 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1928, 1930, 1931, 1933, 1934, 1937

Reverse: Horse left
Reverse legend: LEAT COROIN 2S6D

Obverse: Celtic Harp
Obverse legend: SAORSTAT EIREANN / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#8
Price for coin in F condition - $10-20

 

 

 

Ireland florin 1935

 

Face value: 1 florin (1/25 crown, 1/10 Pound)
Composition: silver 0.750
Diameter 28.5 mm.
Weight 11.31 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1928, 1930, 1931, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1937

Reverse: Salmon
Reverse legend: FLORIN 2S

Obverse: Celtic Harp
Obverse legend: SAORSTAT EIREANN / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#7
Price for coin in VF condition - $15-20

 

 

 

Shilling

 

Ireland shilling 1931

 

Face value: 1 shilling (1/5 crown, 1/20 Pound)
Composition: silver 0.750
Diameter 23.6 mm.
Weight 5.66 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1928, 1930, 1931, 1933, 1935, 1937

Reverse: Bull right
Reverse legend: 1S SCILLING

Obverse: Celtic Harp
Obverse legend: SAORSTAT EIREANN / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#6
Price for coin in VF condition - $10-15

 

 

 

6 pence

 

Ireland 6 pence 1935

 

Face value: 6 pence (1/2 shilling, 1/40 Pound)
Composition: copper-nickel
Diameter 20.8 mm.
Weight 4.54 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1928, 1934, 1935

Reverse: Irish Wolfhound left
Reverse legend: 6D / REUL

Obverse: Celtic Harp
Obverse legend: SAORSTAT EIREANN / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#5
Price for coin in VF condition - $3-5

 

 

 

3 pence

 

Ireland 3 pence 1940

 

Face value: 3 pence (1/4 shilling, 1/80 Pound)
Composition: nickel
Diameter 17.6 mm.
Weight 3.24 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1928, 1933, 1934, 1935

Reverse: Hare left
Reverse legend: 3D / LEAT REUL

Obverse: Celtic Harp
Obverse legend: SAORSTAT EIREANN / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#4
Price for coin in XF condition - $3-5

 

 

 

1 penny

 

Ireland 1 penny 1937

 

Face value: 1 penny (1/12 shilling, 1/240 Pound)
Composition: bronze
Diameter 30.9 mm.
Weight 9.45 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1928, 1931, 1933, 1935, 1937

Reverse: Hen with chicks
Reverse legend: 1D PINGN

Obverse: Celtic Harp
Obverse legend: SAORSTAT EIREANN / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#3
Price for coin in VF condition - $1-2

 

 

 

Half penny

 

Ireland half penny 1928

 

Face value: 1/2 penny (1/24 shilling, 1/480 Pound)
Composition: bronze
Diameter 25.5 mm.
Weight 5.67 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1928, 1933, 1935, 1937

Reverse: Sow with piglets below value
Reverse legend: 1/2D LEAT PINGN

Obverse: Celtic Harp
Obverse legend: SAORSTAT EIREANN / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#2
Price for coin in VF condition - $2-5

 

 

 

Farthing

 

Ireland farthing 1928

 

Face value: 1/4 penny (1/48 shilling, 1/960 Pound)
Composition: bronze
Diameter 20.3 mm.
Weight 2.83 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1928, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937

Reverse: Woodcock below value
Reverse legend: 1/4D FEOIRLING

Obverse: Celtic Harp
Obverse legend: SAORSTAT EIREANN / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#1
Price for coin in VF condition - $10-15