Ireland 5-PENCE (KM28)
Ireland 5-PENCE (KM28)

Ireland 5-PENCE (KM28) Bull

The bull design on the original shilling in the barnyard series was copied directly to the decimal 5-pence coin in 1969, then in 1992 the bull decided to head in the other direction (on a smaller coin).

Cows and the breeding of cattle was very important in Ireland's early agricultural economy.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 18.3 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel
  • CAT#: KM28

Obverse Legend

éIRe

Reverse Legend

5P

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