Ireland Halfpenny

Ireland Halfpenny


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Ireland Halfpenny

The Ireland Halfpenny 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 The Irish pound was superseded by the euro on 1 January 1999.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 Irish Halfpenny coin, design Irish harp with the country name to the left

On the back, Sow standing left with five piglets.

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 bronze and the color its bronze.

Text: éIRe, 1/2d leat pingin.

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


5.66 g


Litter, Pig, Piglets, Sow




25.5 x 25.5 x 1.77 mm


Irish Harp


Outmoded Irish Pounds Coins


1/2d – Eire – leathphingin



Composition material


Product Currencies

Irish Pounds

Tender Types




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