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Is a 1966 shilling silver?

Is a 1966 shilling silver?

The coin was 83.1/3% silver and 16.2/3% copper. It measured 1.2 inches (30 mm) in diameter and weighed 18.144 grams, therefore containing 0.4871 troy ounces (15.15 g) of silver….Ten shilling coin.

Composition silver, copper
Years of minting 1966
Catalog number KM #18
Design Bust of Patrick Pearse

How much is a 1966 Irish Florin worth?

1966 Irish Florin
Very Good Fine Uncirculated
€0.15 €0.40 €2.25++

Are old 2 shilling coins worth anything?

The old shilling coin, which became the 5p piece, is now worth £2 – actually beating the rate of inflation since 1971. Unfortunately, “silver” coins minted after 1947 contain no silver and are worth no more than their face value.

What is a 1966 shilling made of?


Composition: Copper-Nickel
Weight (g): 5.6000g
Weight (Oz): 0.18 Oz
Net Content:

What is the value of 2 shilling coins?

The 2 Shilling coin was more commonly known as a florin, and is generally regarded as the first pre-decimal coin to be issued in the mid-nineteenth century. With a value of one-tenth of a pound sterling, it is the exact equivalent to the current ten pence coin.

How much is a 1943 shilling worth?

Value Range

$2.20 $14.00

What are shillings worth today?

Today, a shilling from Churchill’s England has the purchasing equivalent of 5 pence in the decimal currency system.

What was the value of the ten shilling coin in 1966?

The ten shilling (10s) ( Irish: deich scilling) coin was a one-off commemorative coin issued in Ireland in 1966 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising. Ten shillings was a subdivision of the pre-decimal Irish pound, worth ​ 1⁄2 of an Irish pound, making this the highest value coin in the pre-decimal system.

When was the 10 shilling Easter Rising coin issued?

This coin is a proof striking of the 1966 commorative ten shilling piece. This coin was issued in 1966 on the fiftieth anniversary of the Easter Rising in 1916. The edge of the coin is inscribed in incuse lettering : eiri amac na casca – 1916.

Who was the creator of the ten shilling coin?

The coin was produced for the 50th anniversary of the Easter Rising and commenced circulation on 12 April 1966 and was designed by Thomas Humphrey Paget .

What was the first Irish coin ever issued?

This coin is the first Irish commemorative coin issued by the Irish state, first Irish modern coin to feature a person, and the first official coin to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising. Also interesting, the thickness of this coin is uneven, the edge of the coin being thicker than the centre.