Ireland 1978 Irish Currency Anniversary

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 26th October 1978
  • four values
  • Designed by: P Wildbur and R Mercer
  • Perf 15.0 x 14.5
  • Notes the 50th anniversary of distinctive Irish coinage (which used the £ s d system and was tied to sterling)
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8p one farthing coin: Eurasian woodcock

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10p one florin coin (2s): salmon

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11p one penni (pinguin) coin: hen and chicks

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17p half crown (2s6d) coin: horse