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10 Scilling 1966

The ten shilling coin was a one-off commemorative coin issued in Ireland in 1966 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising. Ten shillings was a subdivision of the pre-decimal Irish pound, worth ​¹⁄₂ of an Irish pound, making this the highest value coin in the pre-decimal system.


Obverse: P.H. Pearse one of the Leaders of the Rising

Reverse: Statue of Cuchulainn, legendary Irish mythological hero.

Edge Lettering: Éirí Amach na Cásca 1916.



Silver Coin

Metal: Silver(.8333)

Weightt: 18.14 g

Diameter: 30.0 mm

Catalog No.: KM#18

Quality: Uncirculated


Mintage: 2 000 000


Note: Many of these coins (possibly 1 250 000) were meted down in the 1980's when the silver price was high.


Price: € 25.00