1990 Ireland £1

O’Brien Coin Price Guide: Irish Decimal Pound

2018 Market Values Ireland / Eire The normal edge for these coins is a milled edge with an ‘engrailed’ pattern which is added after the milling. Coins exist without fully ‘engrailed edges’ for all years. Most of these have two small groves in the milling at two opposite points where the ‘engrailing’ machinery started but…

O’Brien Coin Price Guide: Irish Decimal Fivepence

2018 Market Values Large Fivepence Small Fivepence 1996 Ireland 5p – small format, bull facing left. Other Irish Coin Price Guides: Irish Decimal Coins (1969-2000) O’Brien Coin Price Guide: Irish Decimal Halfpenny O’Brien Coin Price Guide: Irish Decimal Penny O’Brien Coin Price Guide: Irish Decimal Twopence O’Brien Coin Price Guide: Irish Decimal Fivepence O’Brien Coin…

Ireland decimal 5p - large and small types

O’Brien Coin Guide: Irish Decimal Fivepence

The five pence (5p) coin (Irish: cúig phingin) was a sub-division of the Irish pound. It was introduced in Ireland on Decimal Day, 15th February 1971 and re-used the design on the shilling coin first produced for the Irish Free State in 1928.  Due to the similarity in size and weight, many of the old shillings…