1 Penny non-magnetic

1 Penny (non-magnetic) -  obverse1 Penny (non-magnetic) -  reverse

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Features

Country Ireland
Period Republic (1937-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1971-1988
Value 1 Penny (0.01 IEP)
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1971-2001)
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.56 g
Diameter 20.32 mm
Thickness 1.47 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 02-09-2002
References KM# 20,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Sp# 6709
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Irish Harp

Lettering: éIRe 1976

Translation: Ireland

Reverse

Stylized bird adapted from an ornamental detail in the book of Kells

Lettering: 1P

Engraver: Gabriel Hayes

Gabriel Hayes (1909–1978) was an Irish sculptor born in Dublin, Ireland. Her best known works are the halfpenny, penny, and two pence coins she designed for the Irish decimal currency introduced in 1971. She submitted ideas at her own initiative when no design competition was held. She is also responsible for the other aspects of the decimal currency such as lettering and decoration. Hayes was also an accomplished painter.

Edge

Smooth

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1971  100 500 000 0.06 0.24 0.13 0.24 0.24 0.30 0.60 54%
1971  50 000 0.9% Proof
1974  10 000 000 0.12 0.12 1.21 11%
1975  10 000 000 0.07 0.36 0.12 0.22 11%
1976  38 164 000 0.41 0.08 0.16 0.24 0.27 0.33 25%
1978  25 746 000 0.31 0.17 0.12 0.72 0.52 17%
1979  21 766 000 0.12 0.06 0.25 0.72 0.24 17%
1980  86 712 000 0.13 0.24 0.30 0.60 37%
1982  54 189 000 0.24 0.21 0.14 0.17 0.28 0.36 0.51 26%
1985  19 242 000 0.12 0.36 0.30 0.60 12%
1986  36 584 000 0.24 0.30 0.36 0.60 18%
1986  6 750 0.3% Proof
1988  56 722 000 0.12 0.23 0.22 0.36 0.60 21%

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