Irish euro coins


Irish euro coins

Irish euro coins all share the same design by Jarlath Hayes, that of the harp, a traditional symbol for Ireland since the Middle Ages, based on that of the Brian Boru harp, housed in Trinity College, Dublin. The same harp is used as the official seals of the Taoiseach, and government ministers and the Official Seal of the President of Ireland. The coins' design also features the 12 stars of the EU, the year of imprint and the Irish name for Ireland, "ÉIRE", in the traditional Gaelic script.

Irish euro design

For images of the common side and a detailed description of the coins, see euro coins.

Coin image box 8 singles
header = Depiction of Irish euro coinage | Obverse side
column_1_width = 150
column_2_width = 167
column_3_width = 157
denom_1 = € 0.01
denom_2 = € 0.02
denom_3 = € 0.05
image_1 =
image_2 =
image_3 =
row_1_caption = Cláirseach (traditional Irish harp)

denom_4 = € 0.10
denom_5 = € 0.20
denom_6 = € 0.50
image_4 =
image_5 =
image_6 =
row_2_caption = Cláirseach

denom_7 = € 1.00
denom_8 = € 2.00
header_9 = € 2 Coin Edge
box_9 = for a total of 12 stars
image_7 =
image_8 =
row_3_caption = Cláirseach

Circulating Mintage quantities

€2 commemorative coins

References

ee also

*Coinage of the Republic of Ireland

External links

* [http://www.ecb.int/bc/euro/coins/html/ie.en.html European Central Bank – Information about the Irish euro coins]
* [http://www.centralbank.ie Central Bank of Ireland]
* [http://www.ibiblio.org/theeuro/files/files.nat/ireland.s01.htm The Euro Information Website – Ireland]


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