3 Pingin / ½ Reul

3 Pingin / ½ Reul -  obverse3 Pingin / ½ Reul -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Ireland
Period Republic (1937-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1942-1968
Value 3 Pence = 1/4 Shilling = 1/80 Pound (1/80)
Currency Pound (1826-1971)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.24 g
Diameter 17.7 mm
Thickness 1.81 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-1971
Number N# 968
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 12a,
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# 6642,
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.
Schön# 12a
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Cláirseach (or Gaelic harp) with the country name to the left and the year to the right

Lettering: éire 1966

Translation: Ireland 1966

Reverse

Seated hare facing left

Lettering:
leat reul
3d
PM

Translation: Half reul

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

Smooth

Mint

Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom

Comments

The pence denomination is marked with a 'd' after the Roman denomination Denarius.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1942  4 000 000 $ 0.58 $ 0.56 $ 1.05 $ 2.27 26%
1942  0.2% Proof
1943  1 360 000 $ 0.51 $ 1.16 11%
1943  0.13% Proof
1946  800 000 $ 1.92 $ 107 7%
1946  0.16% Proof
1948  1 600 000 $ 0.27 $ 1.16 $ 1.59 11%
1948  0.16% Proof
1949  1 200 000 $ 0.41 $ 1.03 9%
1949  0.16% Proof
1950  1 600 000 $ 0.56 $ 1.16 $ 1.42 11%
1950  0.13% Proof
1953  1 600 000 $ 0.81 $ 1.62 $ 11 11%
1953  0.2% Proof
1956  1 200 000 $ 0.93 $ 1.50 $ 9.00 9%
1956  0.19% Proof
1961  2 400 000 $ 0.58 $ 1.74 $ 3.97 14%
1961  0.3% Proof
1962  3 200 000 $ 0.33 $ 0.81 $ 1.16 15%
1962  0.2% Proof
1963  4 000 000 $ 0.53 $ 0.69 $ 0.85 $ 21 18%
1963  0.2% Proof
1964  4 000 000 $ 0.58 $ 0.58 $ 0.50 $ 3.47 18%
1965  3 600 000 $ 0.93 $ 0.94 $ 3.57 15%
1966  4 000 000 $ 0.93 $ 1.74 $ 1.98 15%
1967  2 400 000 $ 1.30 $ 0.98 $ 1.10 $ 0.20 8%
1968  4 000 000 $ 1.30 $ 0.88 $ 1.10 $ 1.60 $ 3.49 20%
1968  0.7% Proof

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