1 Feoirling

1 Feoirling -  obverse1 Feoirling -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Ireland
Period Republic (1937-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1939-1966
Value 1 Farthing = 1/4 Penny = 1/960 Pound (1/960)
Currency Pound (1826-1971)
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.83 g
Diameter 20.3 mm
Thickness 1.3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 4574
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 9,
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# 6645
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

Cláirseach (or Gaelic harp)

Lettering:
ÉIRE

1966

Translation:
IRELAND

1966

Reverse

Woodcock bird, flying to lower left

Lettering:
1/4d
FEOIRLING

Translation:
1/4d

FARTHING

Designer: 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

Smooth

Mint

Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

Comments

The coins dated from 1939 to 1946 were struck for the Dominion of Ireland, whose head of state was King George VI.

The coins dated from 1949 to 1966 were struck for the Republic of Ireland.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1939  786 000 $ 2.27 $ 4.35 20%
1939  0.4% Proof
1940  192 000 6%
1940  0.13% Proof
1941  480 000 $ 4.72 12%
1941  0.4% Proof
1943  480 000 11%
1944  480 000 $ 2.27 11%
1946  480 000 $ 2.83 14%
1946  0.3% Proof
1949  192 000 7%
1949  0.5% Proof
1953  192 000 $ 2.26 $ 0.67 $ 4.74 23%
1953  0.3% Proof
1959  192 000 $ 2.66 $ 3.40 $ 11 27%
1959  1.2% Proof
1966  96 000 $ 4.00 $ 19 $ 3.62 18%

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