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Metal euro (pounds and pence) - coins of Ireland

  • Name:
  • Monetary unit:
  • Capital:
  • Area:
  • Language:
  • the Country code:
  • Ireland, Republic
  • Euro
  • Dublin
  • of 68 890 sq. km
  • Irish (state), English (state)
  • IE (IRL) 372

The Republic Ireland is member country the European union . Monetary unit - euro - to equal 100 eurocents.

Till January, 1st, 2002 Irish pounds - to equal 100 pence were cash token moneys of Ireland. A nominal number of the native currency of Ireland has been presented by coins in nominal value 1/2, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 pence and 1 pound.

Though on January, 1st, 1999 euro became currency of the countries of the Eurozone including Ireland, till January, 1st, 2002 a lawful legal tender remained the Irish pounds replaced then for cash euro. All other countries of the Eurozone have refused the currencies similarly, from the co-ordinated date. Irish pounds have ceased to be a lawful legal tender on February, 9th, 2002 though will interchange for euro in Central bank. The conclusion from circulation of coins has occurred much more slowly, only 45 percent of coins are withdrawn for February, 9th, 2002. This figure does not represent the facts, as during that moment almost all coins from the circulation have been withdrawn - simply others are stored in quality of souvenirs, in treasures, or are lost in house economy.

Nominal value: 1 penny
Stamping: 1996
the Material: the Copper-plated steel
the Note:
the Obverse 1 penny of Ireland the Reverse 1 penny of Ireland
Nominal value: 2 pence
Stamping: 1998
the Material: the Copper-plated steel
the Note:
the Obverse 2 pence of Ireland the Reverse 2 pence of Ireland

For the Irish coins of euro of all nominal values the general design with the plotting of the Celtic harp and an inscription Eire (Ireland) is characteristic.

Nominal value: 2 eurocents
Stamping: 2005
the Material: the Copper-plated steel
the Note:
the Obverse 2 eurocents of Ireland the Reverse 2 eurocents of Ireland
Nominal value: 50 eurocents
Stamping: 2002
the Material: Aluminum-Bronze an alloy
the Note:
the Obverse of 50 eurocents of Ireland the Reverse of 50 eurocents of Ireland

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