Coin dealer Del Parker offers this introductory lesson about the modern period of Irish Coinage.

The Irish Free State was established in 1922 with the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty of December 1921.

The process of developing a free state took several years and was not without considerable challenges. One of the early problems Ireland faced in the early years concerned the design and symbolism of its money.

Enter W.B. Yeats, an international design contest, and ultimately, the simple and elegant designs of English-born artist Percy Metcalfe.

Del Parker tells the story…

Learn about these coins in this exclusive CoinWeek 4K video.


This video program was filmed in 4K resolution for maximum video quality. Click the “Watch on YouTube” button to view video at maximum resolution.

Copyright © CoinWeek November 2016

CoinWeek is the #1 website for online news and information about numismatics, and has won the NLG Award for best numismatic news website 5 years running!

COINWeek © is the most advanced independent on-line media source for print, video and multi-media Rare Coin & Currency news; with analysis and information contributed by leading experts across the numismatic spectrum.

Take your hobby the next level — Be sure to share this video with your friends and be sure to check out all CoinWeek has to offer.

More news and videos about coin collecting at CoinWeek
 


NGC-Certified Irish Coins Currently Available on eBay

eBay
 Pic  Title  Details
IRELAND 1964 1/2 crown NGC - MS 65. Great silky smooth luster. Current Price: $20.5
# of Bids: 2
Ending: 2 days 17 hrs 59 mins
1939 Ireland 1/2 Half Penny Coin - NGC MS 63 RB - KM# 10 - Low Mintage Current Price: $115.0
# of Bids: 0
Ending: 18 days 16 hrs 22 mins
Ireland Easter Uprising 1966 10 Shilling Proof NGC PF61 Silver Coin Current Price: $24.95
# of Bids: 1
Ending: 2 days 15 hrs 47 mins
IRELAND 1933 1/4 Pence (Farthing) NGC - MS 61 BN. Mintage of only 480,000. Current Price: $19.99
# of Bids: 0
Ending: 2 days 18 hrs 3 mins
1961 Ireland 1/2C KM-17 Mule AU55 NGC Current Price: $750.0
# of Bids: 0
Ending: 21 days 10 hrs 11 mins
1942 Ireland Shilling NGC MS 65 Toned ** FREE U.S. SHIPPING ** Current Price: $125.0
# of Bids: 0
Ending: 11 days 6 hrs 31 mins
 View all items... (Powered by: WP eBay Ads)  

LEAVE A REPLY