1966 Ireland 10 Scilling - Easter Rising 50th Anniversary

  • Country: Ireland
  • Period: Republic (1937-Date)
  • Type: Circulating Commemorative Coin
  • Years: 1966
  • Mint: Irish Mint - Dublin, Ireland
  • Denomination: 10 Shillings
  • Currency: Pound (1928-1971)
  • Composition: .833 Silver
  • Diameter: 30.5mm
  • Weight: 18.14g
  • Edge: Smooth with Gaelic writing
  • Mintage: 2,000,000 (1,270,000 were melted by the central bank)
  • Obverse: Bust of Padraig Pearse (Patrick Pearse) facing right with the country name to the left and the year to the right
  • Reverse: The figure of Cú Chulainn (an Irish mythological hero) as a miniature of the statue by Oliver Sheppard, currently in the General Post Office, Dublin
  • References KM# 18
  • Commemorative Issue: 50th Anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising

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