Ireland 2012 Proof Coin Set - 9 coins, incl. special €2 commemorating ten years of the Euro Currency

O’Brien Coin Guide: Irish Euro Proof Sets

These sets are similar to the coins that circulate but are struck on specially produced, highly polished flans (also known as blanks, or planchets).  The Central Bank of Ireland has maintained their conservative approach to the issue of proof sets and, to date, only four sets have been made available for collectors to purchase. The…