5 Pence large type

5 Pence (large type) -  obverse5 Pence (large type) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Ireland
Period Republic (1937-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1969-1990
Value 5 Pence (0.05 IEP)
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1971-2001)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5.66 g
Diameter 23.6 mm
Thickness 1.7 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 948
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 22,
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# 6706
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 with the date to the right and the country name to the left

Lettering: éire 1969

Translation: Ireland 1969

Reverse

The value above a bull facing right

Lettering: 5p

Translation: 5 pence

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

5 Pence (large type) -  obverse

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1969  5 000 000 $ 0.23 $ 0.35 $ 0.80 14%
1970  10 000 000 $ 0.06 $ 0.23 $ 0.58 $ 0.98 23%
1971  8 000 000 $ 0.30 $ 0.23 $ 0.58 $ 0.89 19%
1971  50 000 0.8% Proof
1974  7 000 000 $ 0.22 $ 0.23 $ 0.70 15%
1975  10 000 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.26 $ 0.88 18%
1976  20 616 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.12 $ 0.25 $ 0.46 $ 0.70 30%
1978  28 536 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.12 $ 0.28 $ 0.69 $ 0.72 $ 1.03 34%
1980  22 190 000 $ 0.12 $ 0.29 $ 0.44 $ 0.76 23%
1982  24 404 000 $ 0.64 $ 0.58 $ 0.33 $ 0.92 $ 1.16 23%
1985  4 202 000 5%
1986  15 298 000 $ 0.39 $ 0.18 $ 0.36 10%
1986  6 750 0.19% Proof
1990  7 547 000 $ 0.60 $ 0.58 4%

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