3 Pingin / ½ Reul

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

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Features

Country 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 (1928-1971)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.24 g
Diameter 17.7 mm
Thickness 1.81 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-1971
References KM# 12a,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Sp# 6642,
  • Emma Howard (editor); 2020. Coins of England & the United Kingdom: Pre-Decimal Issues (55th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781912667536.
  • Geoff Kitchen (editor); 2020. Coins of England & the United Kingdom: Decimal Issues (6th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781912667215.
Schön# 12a
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

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

Lettering: éire 1953

Translation: Ireland 1953

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

Irish Mint, Dublin, Ireland

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 0.61 1.10 2.37 25%
1942  0.3% Proof
1943  1,360,000 1.13 1.22 10%
1943  0.17% Proof
1946  800,000 2.00 112.18 7%
1946  0.2% Proof
1948  1,600,000 0.28 1.22 1.83 11%
1948  0.2% Proof
1949  1,200,000 0.43 1.08 9%
1949  0.2% Proof
1950  1,600,000 0.58 1.22 11%
1950  0.17% Proof
1953  1,600,000 0.85 1.69 11.08 11%
1953  0.3% Proof
1956  1,200,000 0.61 1.57 9.42 9%
1956  0.2% Proof
1961  2,400,000 0.37 0.58 1.83 4.15 13%
1961  0.3% Proof
1962  3,200,000 0.34 0.85 1.22 15%
1962  0.3% Proof
1963  4,000,000 0.56 0.72 0.96 21.64 18%
1963  0.3% Proof
1964  4,000,000 0.61 0.61 0.52 3.63 18%
1965  3,600,000 0.97 0.91 14%
1966  4,000,000 0.97 1.83 2.08 15%
1967  2,400,000 1.36 1.02 1.16 8%
1968  4,000,000 1.19 1.01 1.16 1.68 3.98 21%
1968  0.8% Proof

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