Ireland 2-PENCE (KM21)
Ireland 2-PENCE (KM21)

Ireland 2-PENCE (KM21) Celtic bird design

In 1971, Ireland's monetary system went decimal, with 100 pence to the pound (punt).

The first three issues, including this two-pence piece, all feature Celtic-inspired designs by Gabriel Hayes. The bird symbolizes purity, and the knot work designs are thought to symbolize the interconnection of life and mankind's place within the universe.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 25.9 mm
  • Composition: Bronze
  • CAT#: KM21

Obverse Legend

éIRe

Reverse Legend

2P

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