Ireland 1-PENNY (KM20)
Ireland 1-PENNY (KM20)

Ireland 1-PENNY (KM20) Celtic bird design

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

The first three issues, including this penny, 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.


  • Diameter: 20.2 mm
  • Composition: Bronze
  • CAT#: KM20

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