Ireland 10 Shillings

Ireland 10 Shillings


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Ireland 10 Shillings

The Ireland 10 Shillings was the currency of the Republic of Ireland until 2002. Its ISO 4217 code was IEP. The Irish pound was superseded by the euro on 1 January 1999. When the Irish pound legally became a subdivision of the euro; actual euro currency did not begin circulation until the beginning of 2002.

Although the euro became the currency of the Eurozone countries including Ireland on 1 January 1999, it wasn’t until the agreed date of 1 January 2002 that the state began to withdraw Irish pound coins and notes, replacing them with euro specie.

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The Irish10 Shillings coin, design Bust of Padraig Pearse (Patrick Pearse). Facing right with the country name to the left and the year to the right.

On the back, The figure of Cú Chulainn (an Irish mythological hero) as a miniature of the statue by Oliver Sheppard, currently in the General Post Office, Dublin.

Irish pound coins and notes ceased to be legal tender on 9 February 2002, although they will be exchangeable indefinitely for euro at the Central Bank.

The coin material, its Copper-Nickel and the color its silver.

Text: éIRe, deiċ scilling.

The reason why of the Ireland Pound

The Central Bank of Ireland started issuing these 1 Irish Pound banknotes in 1838. The banknote of 1 Pound depicts Hibernia, National Personifications of Ireland and portrait of Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Additional information


18.14 g


Bird, Raven




30 x 30 mm


Bust, Statue


Cú Chulainn – Patrick Henry Pearse




Irish Mythological Hero – National Activist – Poet


Outmoded Irish Pounds Coins


Deich Scilling – Eire 1966 – Éirí Amach na Cásca 1916



Composition material

Copper, Silver

Product Currencies

Irish Pounds

Tender Types




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