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Ireland 20 pence 1985


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Catawiki number: 3609803
Category: Coins
Ireland 20 pence 1985
Country: Ireland (Eire)
Face value: 0,20 pound (20 cents, 20 pence, 20 piastres)
Year: 1985
Variety / overstrike:  
Era: Ireland - Republic, before the Euro (1937-2002)
Head of State: Patrick Hillery of Ireland (1976-1990)
Type: Coin
Designer: Metcalfe, Percy
Theme: Harps, Horses
Material: Nickel-brass (Nikkel-geelkoper)
Gold- or silver content:  
Weight: 8.47
Diameter: 27.1
Thickness: 2
Punch: Medal alignment
Shape: Round
Obverse: ÉIRE 1985
Reverse: 20P
Edge: Alternate Plain and milled
Privy mark: None
Mint mark: None
Number produced: 300
Krause and Mishler number: KM# 25 unlisted
Catalogue number:  
There were only 300; 20p coins issued in 1985 for the sole purpose of calibrating coin boxes and cigarette machines before the coins were issued in 1986. All the coins were returned to the mint except for 35.
Submission date: 25-03-2013 20:48:06
Submitted by: rainman2013
Last updated on: 21-03-2014 21:59:37
Last updated by: Leendert
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