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1 Flóirin / 2 Scilling

1 Flóirin / 2 Scilling -  obverse1 Flóirin / 2 Scilling -  reverse

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Features

Country Ireland
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1951-1968
Value 2 Shillings = 1 Florin = 1/10 Pound (0.1)
Currency Pound (1928-1971)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.3 g
Diameter 28.6 mm
Thickness 2.28 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 06-01-1994
References KM# 15a,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Sp# 6639
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley
(Spink)

Obverse

Irish harp

Lettering: éIre 1955

Translation: Ireland

Reverse

Value, salmon (to the right)

Lettering:
flóirín
2s
PM

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Investigation shows that year 1969 does not exist.
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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1951  1,000,000 1.22 11%
1951  0.13% Proof
1954  1,000,000 1.00 10%
1954  0.3% Proof
1955  1,000,000 2.46 10%
1955  0.2% Proof
1959  2,000,000 1.01 2.15 17%
1959  0.4% Proof
1961  2,000,000 1.29 15%
1961  0.5% Proof
1962  2,400,000 0.61 1.01 18%
1962  0.4% Proof
1963  3,000,000 1.06 1.06 22%
1963  0.3% Proof
1964  4,000,000 0.94 1.33 1.33 1.24 27%
1965  2,000,000 0.63 0.83 14%
1966  3,625,000 0.88 1.11 1.46 1.81 25%
1968  1,000,000 9%

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