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The Irish harp

Every coin of Ireland, from 1 cent to 2 euros, features a harp. We ask why the harp plays such an important role in Irish identification. more ]

Joyce misquoted on collector coin

The Central Bank of Ireland honoured national writer James Joyce with a collector coin. The coin shows a portrait of the author and a quotation from his masterpiece Ulysses. However the quotation is wrong and – as the bank states – ‘not intended as a literal representation’. more ]

The Coin Yearbook 2017

The latest volume of the Coin Yearbook has been released. It is a price guide and collector’s handbook for the coin hobby, with features which include accurate up-to-date valuations for all English, Scottish, Irish and Island (Channel & Isle of Man) coins. more ]

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