Irish 50p (Fifty Pence) 1970-2000

Irish 50p 1970-2000

On this page will be discussing the Irish 50p 1970-2000 which was part of the Decimal series of Ireland, there are two variations of Irish 50p 1970-2000 each variation is listed in the bullet points below, select a bullet point to jump to that section. Coin values can be found at the bottom of this page also.

 

Irish 50p 1970-2000

Irish 50p

The Irish 50p 1970-2000 coin was part of the Decimal series of Ireland. The coin was minted by the Currency Center, Dublin, Ireland between the years 1970 and 2000. The coin itself was made of cupronickel and had a plain smooth edge. This heptagonal (7 sided) coin had a raised undecorated rim. It weighed 13.3 grams, and had a diameter of 30mm. The known mintage of the Irish 50p 1970-2000 coin is 104,385,000

The Front

The front of the Irish 50p features a a flying European Woodcock, with the value 50P below. This design was adpated from the Percy Metcalfe design of the Pre Decimal Farthing coin.

The Back

The back of the Irish 50p 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 1970- 2000. The Irish 50p is 2.4mm thick. The coin was demonetized on the 02-09-2002.

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Irish 50p 1988 Dublin Millennium

Irish 50p Dublin Millennium

The Irish 50p 1988 coin was part of the Decimal series of Ireland. The coin was minted by the Currency Center, Dublin, Ireland between the years 1988 and 1988. The coin itself was made of cupronickel and had a plain smooth edge. This heptagonal (7 sided) coin had a raised undecorated rim. It weighed 13.15 grams, and had a diameter of 30mm. The known mintage of the Irish 50p 1988 coin is 5,050,000

The Front

The front of the Irish 50p 1988 – Dublin Millenium Coin features the coat of Arms of the capital Dublin with ribbon between period years (left) 988 (right) 1988. The coin value is featured below 50P (Fifty Pence). The front of the Irish 50p 1988 coin was designed by Thomas Ryan.

The Back

The back of the Irish 50p 1988 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 1988. The Irish 50p is 2.4mm thick. The coin was demonetized on the 02-09-2002.

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Irish 50p 1970-2000 Coin Values

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1970 50 Pence 9,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.50 $0.00 $4.00 $5.00 $0.00
1971 50 Pence 600,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.00 $2.00 $0.00 $6.00 $8.00 $0.00
1971 Proof 50 Pence 50,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $3.50
1974 50 Pence 1,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.00 $2.00 $0.00 $7.00 $9.00 $0.00
1975 50 Pence 2,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.50 $0.00 $4.00 $5.00 $0.00
1976 50 Pence 3,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.25 $0.00 $3.00 $4.00 $0.00
1977 50 Pence 4,800,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.25 $0.00 $3.00 $4.00 $0.00
1978 50 Pence 4,500,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.25 $0.00 $3.00 $4.00 $0.00
1979 50 Pence 4,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.25 $0.00 $3.00 $4.00 $0.00
1981 50 Pence 6,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.00 $0.00 $2.00 $3.50 $0.00

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1982 50 Pence 2,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.25 $0.00 $3.00 $4.00 $0.00
1983 50 Pence 7,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.00 $0.00 $2.00 $3.50 $0.00
1986 50 Pence 3,250 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $3.00 $6.00 $0.00 $18.50 $0.00 $0.00
1986 Proof 50 Pence 6,750 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $18.50
1988 50 Pence 7,000,500 est. $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.00 $0.00 $2.00 $3.50 $0.00
1996 50 Pence 6,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.00 $0.00 $2.00 $3.50 $0.00
1997 50 Pence 6,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.00 $0.00 $2.00 $3.50 $0.00
1998 50 Pence 13,825,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.00 $0.00 $2.00 $3.50 $0.00
1999 50 Pence 7,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.00 $0.00 $2.00 $3.50 $0.00
2000 50 Pence 15,600,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.00 $0.00 $2.00 $3.50 $0.00

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1988 50 Pence Dublin 5,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.50 $3.50 $0.00
1988 Proof 50 Pence Dublin 50,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $15.00

 

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