Irish 20p (Twenty Pence) 1986-2000

Irish 20p 1986-2000

Irish Twenty Pence

 

The Irish 20p 1986-2000 coin was part of the Decimal series of Ireland. The coin was minted by the Currency Center, Dublin, Ireland between the years 1986 and 2000. The coin itself was made of Nickel Bronze and had a segmented reeded plain edge. This circular coin had a raised undecorated rim. It weighed 8.47 grams, and had a diameter of 27.1mm. The known mintage of the Irish 20p 1986-2000 coin is 208,919,750

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $8000. All the values for the Irish 20p 1986-2000 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

The front of the Irish 20p 1986-2000 featured a Irish Hunter Horse, the design was adapted from the Percy Metcalfe design of the Pre Decimal Half Crown Coin (2s 6d). The legend along the bottom shows the coin value 20 P (Twenty Pence).

The Back

The back of the Irish 20p 1986-2000 coin features a harp. The legend on the back features the state name éire on the left and the year on the coin on the right, the year will be between 1986- 2000. The Irish 20p is 2mm thick. The coin was demonetized on the 02-09-2002.

A small number of 1985 trial Irish 20p coins were also minted for testing of new Coin-operated telephone booths and vending machines so they will be up to date when the coin was eventually released. None were released for circulation.

Coin Values

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1986 20 Pence 50,430,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $0.00 $2.00 $4.00 $0.00
1986 Proof 20 Pence 6,750 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $3.50
1988 20 Pence 20,661,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $0.00 $2.00 $4.00 $0.00
1992 20 Pence 14,761,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $0.00 $2.00 $4.00 $0.00
1994 20 Pence 11,086,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $0.00 $2.00 $4.00 $0.00
1995 20 Pence 18,160,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $0.00 $2.00 $4.00 $0.00
1996 20 Pence 29,291,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $0.00 $2.00 $4.00 $0.00
1998 20 Pence 25,024,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $0.00 $2.00 $4.00 $0.00
1999 20 Pence 11,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $0.00 $2.00 $4.00 $0.00
2000 20 Pence 28,500,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $0.00 $2.00 $4.00 $0.00

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2 thoughts on “Irish 20p (Twenty Pence) 1986-2000

  • May 7, 2017 at 12:47 pm
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    I have a 20p coin from 1986 and other coins if you’d want to have a look and price them for us

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    • May 8, 2017 at 6:18 pm
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      Hi John, As you can see from the table above the most that coin would be worth is $4 unfortunately! Thanks

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