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Irish pre-decimal coins (1939-1968)

 

10 shillings commemorative - 50th Anniversary of Irish Uprising of Easter

Ireland 10 shillings 1966Face value: 10 shillings (1/2 Pound)
silver 0.833
30.5 mm.
18.14 g.
Edge: Lettering - EIRI AMAC NA CASCA 1916 (twice)
Minted:
1966
Reverse: Monument; legend: DEIC SCILLING
Obverse: Patrick Pearse bust right; legend: EIRE 1966
KM#18
Price for coin in VF condition - $25-35

 

 

 

Half crown - silver

Ireland half crown 1939Face value: 1/2 crown (1/5 Pound)
silver 0.750
32.3 mm.
14.16 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943
Reverse: Horse left; legend: LEAT COROIN 2S6D
Obverse: Celtic Harp; legend: EIRE / year
KM#16
Price for coin in VF condition - $25-35

 

 

 

Half crown - copper-nickel

Ireland half crown 1962Face value: 1/2 crown (1/5 Pound)
copper-nickel
32.3 mm.
14.16 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1951, 1954, 1955, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967
Reverse: Horse left; legend: LEAT COROIN 2S6D
Obverse: Celtic Harp; legend: EIRE / year
KM#16a
Price for coin in XF condition - $4-6

 

 

 

Florin - silver

Ireland florin 1939Face value: 1 florin (1/25 crown, 1/10 Pound)
silver 0.750
28.5 mm.
11.31 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1939, 1940, 1941, 1942
Reverse: Salmon; legend: FLORIN 2S
Obverse: Celtic Harp; legend: EIRE / year
KM#15
Price for coin in XF condition - $15-20

 

 

 

Florin - copper-nickel

Ireland florin 1968Face value: 1 florin (1/25 crown, 1/10 Pound)
copper-nickel
28.5 mm.
11.31 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1951, 1954, 1955, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969
Reverse: Salmon; legend: FLORIN 2S
Obverse: Celtic Harp; legend: EIRE / year
KM#15
Price for coin in XF condition - $3-5

 

 

 

Shilling - silver

Ireland shilling 1939Face value: 1 shilling (1/5 crown, 1/20 Pound)
silver 0.750
23.6 mm.
5.66 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1939, 1940, 1941, 1942
Reverse: Bull right; legend: 1S SCILLING
Obverse: Celtic Harp; legend: EIRE / year
KM#14
Price for coin in VF condition - $10-15

 

 

 

Shilling - copper-nickel

Ireland shilling 1964Face value: 1 shilling (1/5 crown, 1/20 Pound)
copper-nickel
23.6 mm.
5.66 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1951, 1954, 1955, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1968
Reverse: Bull right; legend: 1S SCILLING
Obverse: Celtic Harp; legend: EIRE / year
KM#14a
Price for coin in XF condition - $2-4

 

 

 

6 pence - nickel

Ireland 6 pence 1940Face value: 6 pence (1/2 shilling, 1/40 Pound)
copper-nickel
20.8 mm.
4.54 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1939, 1940
Reverse: Irish Wolfhound left; legend: 6D / REUL
Obverse: Celtic Harp; legend: EIRE / year
KM#13
Price for coin in VF condition - $3-5

 

 

 

6 pence - copper-nickel

Ireland 6 pence 1962Face value: 6 pence (1/2 shilling, 1/40 Pound)
copper-nickel
20.8 mm.
4.54 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1942, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969
Reverse: Irish Wolfhound left; legend: 6D / REUL
Obverse: Celtic Harp; legend: EIRE / year
KM#13a
Price for coin in XF condition - $1-2

 

 

 

3 pence - nickel

Ireland 3 pence 1940Face value: 3 pence (1/4 shilling, 1/80 Pound)
nickel
17.6 mm.
3.24 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1939, 1940
Reverse: Hare left; legend: 3D / LEAT REUL
Obverse: Celtic Harp; legend: EIRE / year
KM#12
Price for coin in XF condition - $3-6

 

 

 

3 pence - copper-nickel

Ireland 3 pence 1968Face value: 3 pence (1/4 shilling, 1/80 Pound)
copper-nickel
18.0 mm.
3.24 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1942, 1943, 1946, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1953, 1956, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968
Reverse: Hare left; legend: 3D / LEAT REUL
Obverse: Celtic Harp; legend: EIRE / year
KM#12a
Price for coin in XF condition - $1-2

 

 

 

One penny

Ireland 1 penny 1964Face value: 1 penny (1/12 shilling, 1/240 Pound)
bronze
30.9 mm.
9.45 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1946, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1968
Reverse: Hen with chicks; legend: 1D PINGN
Obverse: Celtic Harp; legend: EIRE / year
KM#11
Price for coin in VF condition - $1-2

 

 

 

Half penny

Ireland half penny 1942Face value: 1/2 penny (1/24 shilling, 1/480 Pound)
bronze
25.5 mm.
5.67 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1949, 1953, 1964, 1966, 1967
Reverse: Sow with piglets below value; legend: 1/2D LEAT PINGN
Obverse: Celtic Harp; legend: EIRE / year
KM#10
Price for coin in VF condition - $2-5

 

 

 

Farthing

Ireland farthing 1939Face value: 1/4 penny (1/48 shilling, 1/960 Pound)
bronze
20.3 mm.
2.83 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1939, 1940, 1941, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1949, 1953, 1959, 1966
Reverse: Woodcock below value; legend: 1/4D FEOIRLING
Obverse: Celtic Harp; legend: EIRE / year
KM#9
Price for coin in XF condition - $8-12

 

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