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1965 Irish Hen And Chicks One Penny Coin - Ireland Eire - Harp

$5.00

1965 Irish Hen And Chicks One Penny Coin - Ireland Eire - Harp

The coin is 1.215 inches (30.9mm) in diameter - about the same size as the American half dollar, 1.9mm thick,

weighs 9.45 grams and is made of bronze which is 95.5% copper, 3% tin and 1.5% zinc

It was the third smallest denomination of the pre-decimal pound, there was 240 pennies in a pound.

It was first issued in 1928 and was used in circulation until 1971

The Irish one penny coin was designed by Percy Metcalfe and featured a hen and five chicks.

On the other side is the Irish harp, from 1928-1937 the date was split on either side of the with saorstát éireann

(irish freestate) and from 1938-1968 (the last year minted) éire was on the left of the harp and the

date on the right hand side.

For viewing visit our Warehouse/Showroom.

Business Hours are,

Monday-Friday -  10am - 5pm

Saturday - 10am - 3pm

Sunday- Closed

151 W. Irving Park Rd.

Roselle, IL 60172

(224)200-6973

We are located at the Rodewald West Plaza behind the main building.

www.dupagetradingpost.com

We Buy, Sell, Trade

Will ship for free, via USPS Priority Mail to the lower 48 only, No international shipping.

Will ship for free, via USPS Priority Mail to the lower 48 only, No international shipping.

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