Irish euro coins

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Irish euro coins all share the same design by the hand of Jarlath Hayes, that of the harp, a traditional symbol for Ireland since the Middle Ages, based on that of the Brian Boru Harp, housed in Trinity College Dublin, and said to have once been owned by ancient High King of Ireland, Brian Boru. The same harp is used as the official seals of the Taoiseach, and government ministers and the Official Seal of the President of Ireland. The coins' design also features the 12 stars of the EU, the year of imprint and the Irish language word for Ireland, "IRE", in the traditional Gaelic script alphabet.

For images of the common side and a detailed description of the coins, see Euro coins.

Depiction of Irish euro coinage | Obverse side
€ 0.01 € 0.02 € 0.05
Missing image
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image:2ec_ire.png
image:5ec_ire.png
The traditional Irish harp The traditional Irish harp The traditional Irish harp
€ 0.10
€ 0.20
€ 0.50
image:10ec_ire.png
image:20ec_ire.png
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The traditional Irish harp The traditional Irish harp The traditional Irish harp
€ 1.00
€ 2.00
€ 2 Coin Edge
image:1e_ire.png
Missing image
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The edge lettering features
the number "2" six times
alternated with ** for a
total of 12 stars
The traditional Irish harp The traditional Irish harp  


Types of Euro coins
Eurozone: Austria | Belgium | Finland | France | Germany | Greece | Ireland | Italy | Luxembourg | Netherlands | Portugal | Spain</small>
New EU countries: Estonia | Lithuania | Slovakia
Other: Monaco | San Marino | Vatican

See also

External links

eo:Irlandaj eŭro-moneroj nl:Ierse euromunten ja:アイルランドのユーロ硬貨 pt:Moedas de euro irlandesas sv:Irlndska euromynt

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