Ireland Euro Coins "Europa Star Programme 2013 - James Joyce"

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Comment by Igor on April 12, 2013 at 1:48

Yep, the coin contains an error! Just read about it:

The Central Bank of Ireland has said it regrets an error on a new commemorative coin that misquotes James Joyce.

The 10 euro coin features an image of the writer and a quote from his groundbreaking novel, Ulysses, which contains an extra word.

Joyce, one of Ireland's most famous writers, wrote: "Ineluctable modality of the visible: at least that if no more, thought through my eyes. Signatures of all things I am here to read."

However, the coin contains a surplus "that" in the second sentence.

The Central Bank said that the coin was an artistic representation of the author and the text, and was "not intended as a literal representation".

However, the bank said it accepted there was an issue with its internal processes and was reviewing those processes.

The coin remains on sale, but the bank said it would inform purchasers of the error in advance.

Anyone who has already bought the coin and wishes to return it, will be given a full refund of the 46 euro purchase price.

Comment by Marko Porenta on April 11, 2013 at 20:06

coin with mistake :D 

Comment by euroHOBBY on March 30, 2013 at 14:19

and annual numismatic programmes

Comment by euroHOBBY on March 30, 2013 at 14:17

@ Michal

we try to limit blog posts to new issues of standard coins, 2 euro commemorative coins and Europa Star Programmes

and some other coins that there is big interest in them

all the other news can be posted in the forum here http://myeurohobby.eu/forum

Comment by Michal Cervinka on March 30, 2013 at 14:11

I have no idea what or who decides about what appears on the news page...It's nice to have this page but this site becomes a bit selective when it comes for posted news.


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