Added by Maciej Czekaj on December 24, 2012 at 20:30 — No Comments
The Ireland 2012 Proof Set was launched on 30 July 2012. This proof set includes the 2012 commemorative €2 coin celebrating the 10th anniversary of Euro Coin and Banknotes in addition to the standard eight circulating coins also in proof quality, all dated 2012. This exclusive proof set is strictly…Continue
Added by euroHOBBY on July 30, 2012 at 19:30 — No Comments
This €20 Gold Proof coin will be launched on 9th May 2012. This gold coin is one of the smallest in the world and its design is the work of Irish artist Thomas Ryan. It depicts a monk working on The Book of Kells.
The issue limit for this gold proof coin is only…Continue
Added by Marko Porenta on May 4, 2012 at 19:00 — No Comments
This €10 Silver Proof coin will be launched on 25 January 2012. The coin, which bears the Europa symbol, is part of the European Silver Programme. The theme for 2012 is ‘European Artists’. The coin depicts Jack B Yeats and has been designed by Michael Guilfoyle. The issue limit for this silver proof coin…Continue
Added by euroHOBBY on January 6, 2012 at 19:30 — No Comments
The 2012 Annual Mint Set will be launched on 6 January 2012. This is the last set in a three-year series featuring the animals of Irish coinage. This year, the Hound is depicted on the packaging.
The issue limit for this coin set is 17,000…Continue
A Tribute in Silver to Percy Metcalfe's Classic Irish Coin Design
It was in 1928 when the first coins of the Irish Free State were released into circulation. The designs, by Percy Metcalfe, were chosen for their depiction of agriculture which was essential to the economy of Ireland at the time. These designs graced Irish coinage up until…Continue
Date of Issue: 18 April 2011
Design: Thomas Ryan
The 2010 Annual Mint Set was launched on 14 January 2010. The set is the first in a 3 year series featuring animals of Irish coinage. This year