2018 Bram Stoker’s Dracula €15 silver proof coin (Limited edition, boxed)

Irish Coin Daily: 2018 €15 silver Commemorative Proof (Bram Stoker & Dracula)

  Date: 2018 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date: 26th October 2018 Coin launched by Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Sharon Donnery at Glasnevin Cemetery where she presented the coin to the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe Ms Donnery said: “Bram Stoker created one of the most iconic characters…

2018 Centenary of Women’s Suffrage €15 silver proof.

Irish Coin Daily: 2018 €15 silver Commemorative Proof (Centenary of Women’s Suffrage)

  Date: 2018 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date: 27th November 2018 Coin launched by Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Sharon Donnery at Leinster House, Dublin. She said: “The Central Bank is honoured to launch this coin to commemorate this momentous event in Irish history, when Irish women won…

2019 Phil Lynott €15 commemorative coin, silver (boxed)

Irish Coin Daily: 2019 €15 silver Commemorative Proof (Phil Lynott)

  Date: 2019 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date: 27th November 2019 Coin launched by President Michael D. Higgins at St. Kevin’s College, Crumlin, the former school of Phil Lynott Issue Limit: 3,000 pieces Designer: Sandra Deiana (Italy) Quality: Proof strike Sterling Silver 0.925 fine Weight: 28.28 g Diameter: 38.61 mm  Description:…

2019 Centenary of First Trans-Atlantic Flight €15 Silver Proof

Irish Coin Daily: 2019 €15 silver Commemorative Proof (Centenary of the First Trans-Atlantic Flight)

Date: 2019 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date: 14th June 2019 The coin was launched at the Alcock & Brown 100 Festival in Clifden, Co Galway Derville Rowland Director General, Financial Conduct at the Central Bank presented a silver coin to Group Captain A J H Tony Alcock, nephew of Captain John…

2019 Ireland - Gold Proof €100 coin - Centenary of the First Dáil Éireann

Irish Coin Daily: 2019 €100 gold Commemorative Proof (Centenary of the First Dáil Éireann)

Date: 2019 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date: 7th February 2019 The coin issue date was announced by Philip R. Lane (Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland) at the Mansion House on 16 January, as he launched the €2 circulating coin. Issue Limit: 1,000 pieces Designer: Emmet Mullins (Ireland) Quality: Proof…

2017 Ireland €15 silver proof commemorative coin (Sir Charles Algernon Parsons)

Irish Coin Daily: 2017 €15 silver Commemorative Proof (Sir Charles Algernon Parsons)

Date: 2017 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date:  1st September 2017. Issue Limit: 6,000 pieces Designer:  Antonella Naplione (Italy) Quality: Proof strike Sterling Silver 0.925 fine Weight: 28.28 g  Diameter: 38.61 mm Description: Charles Parsons was born in 1854 and spent most of his childhood at Birr Castle, Co Offaly, his family’s…

There is over €347.4 million worth of old Irish banknotes and coins missing!

Great news for collectors! Over €347,404,127 worth of old Irish banknotes and coins are missing!

Yes, you read that correctly. A massive €347,404,127 worth of old Irish banknotes and coins have yet to be handed in to the Central Bank of Ireland since the introduction of the Euro on 1st January 2002 – 18 years since the Euro Changeover! To be absolutely precise, that’s: €224,389,631.19 in old Irish bank notes…

1927 Morbiducci pattern (Prova) penny, only one example known to be struck in copper.

Irish Coin Daily: Morbiducci’s Irish Pattern Penny in Copper (1927)

Date: 1927 Description: Saorstát Éireann (Irish Free State). Morbiducci Irish Penny Pattern (Prova / Proof) in Copper-Aluminium. Privately commissioned by Publio Morbiducci and struck at Lorioli Castelli’s (Milan) mint for the Irish Coin Design Competition of 1927. Diameter:  31 mm Weight:  ? g References: Not listed in any of the catalogues Unknown to Brady when…

1927 Morbiducci Threepence in Nickel

Irish Coin Daily: Morbiducci’s Irish Pattern Threepence in Nickel (1927)

Date: 1927 Description: Saorstát Éireann (Irish Free State). Morbiducci Irish Threepence Pattern (Prova / Proof) in Nickel. Privately commissioned by Publio Morbiducci and struck at Lorioli Castelli’s (Milan) mint for the Irish Coin Design Competition of 1927. Diameter: 17.75 mm Weight: 3.25 g References: Brady, SNC June 1976, p.238, no.21, this coin Not listed in…