Irish Six Pence 1928-1969

Irish Six Pence

On this page will be discussing the Irish Six Pence which was part of the Pre Decimal series of Ireland, there are three variations of Irish Six Pence 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 Six pence 1928-1935

Irish Six Pence Pre Decimal Group

The Irish Six pence 1928-1935 coin was part of the Pre Decimal series of Ireland. The coin was minted by the Royal Mint, Tower Hill Site, London, Great Britain (1809-1967) between the years 1928 and 1935. The coin itself was made of Nickel and had a plain smooth edge. This circular coin had a raised gladiform rim. It weighed 4.54 grams, and had a diameter of 20.8mm. The known mintage of the Irish Six pence 1928-1935 coin is 4,327,001

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $325. All the values for the Irish Six pence 1928-1935 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

Irish Six Pence Pre Decimal Front

The front of the Irish Six Pence 1928-1935 Coin features a Wolfhound facing left. Along the top of the coin the coins value can be found (6d). The front of the Irish Six pence coin was designed by Percy Metcalfe.

The Back

Irish Six Pence Pre Decimal back

The Back of the Irish Six Pence coin 1928-1935 featured a harp between the year, on the left 19 and whilst on the right it would show between 28 – 35. The legend on the back of the coin features the state name in Irish Saorstat (Free State) (right) éireɑnn (Éire, Ireland). The back of the coin was also designed by Percy Metcalfe. The coin was 1.8mm thick.

From time to time inaccuracies or out dated information can appear in articles. If you see anything you believe to be an error please get in touch and let us know.

Irish Six pence 1939-1940

Irish Six Pence Pre Decimal Group

The Irish Six pence 1939-1940 coin was part of the Pre Decimal series of Ireland. The coin was minted by the Royal Mint, Tower Hill Site, London, Great Britain (1809-1967) between the years 1939 and 1940. The coin itself was made of Nickel and had a plain smooth edge. This circular coin had a raised gladiform rim. It weighed 4.54 grams, and had a diameter of 20.8mm. The known mintage of the Irish Six pence 1939-1940 coin is 1,996,000

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $1300. All the values for the Irish Six pence 1939-1940 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

Irish Six Pence Pre Decimal Front

The front of the Irish Six Pence 1939-1940 Coin features a Wolfhound facing left. This coins value can be found (6d) above the Wolfhound, whilst the legend along the bottom the word “Reul” can be found which is the Irish word for Sixpence. The front of the Irish Six pence coin was designed by Percy Metcalfe, the initials PM can be found on the lower right of the coin to show this.

The Back

Irish Six Pence Pre Decimal Back

The Back of the Irish Six Pence coin 1939-1940 featured a harp between the year, on the left 19 and whilst on the right it would show between 39 – 40. The legend on the back of the coin features the state name in Irish Éire (Ireland). The back of the coin was also designed by Percy Metcalfe. The coin was 1.8mm thick.

From time to time inaccuracies or out dated information can appear in articles. If you see anything you believe to be an error please get in touch and let us know.

Irish Six pence 1942-1969

Irish Six Pence Pre Decimal Group

The Irish Six pence 1942-1969 coin was part of the Pre Decimal series of Ireland. The coin was minted by the Royal Mint, Tower Hill Site, London, Great Britain (1809-1967) between the years 1942 and 1969. The coin itself was made of cupronickel and had a plain smooth edge. This circular coin had a raised gladiform rim. It weighed 4.54 grams, and had a diameter of 20.8mm. The known mintage of the Irish Six pence 1942-1969 coin is 44,860,000

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $350. All the values for the Irish Six pence 1942-1969 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

Irish Six Pence Pre Decimal Front

The front of the Irish Six Pence 1942-1969 Coin features a Wolfhound facing left. This coins value can be found (6d) above the Wolfhound, whilst the legend along the bottom the word “Reul” can be found which is the Irish word for Sixpence. The front of the Irish Six pence coin was designed by Percy Metcalfe, the initials PM can be found on the lower right of the coin to show this.

The Back

Irish Six Pence Pre Decimal Back

The Back of the Irish Six Pence coin 1928-1935 featured a harp between the year, on the left 19 and whilst on the right it would show between 42 – 69. The legend on the back of the coin features the state name in Irish Éire (Ireland). The back of the coin was also designed by Percy Metcalfe. The coin was 1.8mm thick.

From time to time inaccuracies or out dated information can appear in articles. If you see anything you believe to be an error please get in touch and let us know.

 

 

Irish Six Pence Coin Values

 

 

Date Denom Mintage VF20 XF40 MS60 Proof
1928 6 Pence 3,201,000 $1.00 $5.00 $17.50 $0.00
1928 Proof 6 Pence 6,001 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $25.00
1933 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1934 6 Pence 600,000 $2.00 $18.00 $120.00 $0.00
1934 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1935 6 Pence 520,000 $3.00 $30.00 $325.00 $0.00
1935 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage VF20 XF40 MS60 Proof
1939 6 Pence 876,000 $2.00 $8.00 $55.00 $0.00
1939 Proof 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1,300.00
1940 6 Pence 1,120,000 $2.00 $6.00 $45.00 $0.00
1940 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage VF20 XF40 MS60 Proof
1942 6 Pence 1,320,000 $1.00 $5.00 $40.00 $0.00
1942 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1945 6 Pence 400,000 $8.00 $50.00 $170.00 $0.00
1945 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1946 6 Pence 720,000 $10.00 $75.00 $350.00 $0.00
1946 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1947 6 Pence 800,000 $12.00 $30.00 $70.00 $0.00
1947 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1948 6 Pence 800,000 $1.50 $10.00 $55.00 $0.00
1948 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage VF20 XF40 MS60 Proof
1949 6 Pence 600,000 $3.50 $15.00 $65.00 $0.00
1949 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1950 6 Pence 800,000 $3.00 $12.00 $60.00 $0.00
1950 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1952 6 Pence 800,000 $1.00 $5.00 $20.00 $0.00
1952 Proof 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $175.00
1953 6 Pence 800,000 $1.00 $5.00 $18.00 $0.00
1953 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1955 6 Pence 600,000 $2.50 $8.00 $20.00 $0.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage VF20 XF40 MS60 Proof
1955 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1956 6 Pence 600,000 $2.00 $4.00 $15.00 $0.00
1956 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1958 6 Pence 600,000 $2.50 $6.00 $65.00 $0.00
1958 Proof 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $350.00
1959 6 Pence 2,000,000 $0.50 $3.00 $15.00 $0.00
1959 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1960 6 Pence 2,020,000 $0.50 $2.00 $12.00 $0.00
1960 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1961 6 Pence 3,000,000 $0.25 $1.00 $6.50 $0.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage VF20 XF40 MS60 Proof
1961 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1962 6 Pence 4,000,000 $0.75 $4.00 $60.00 $0.00
1962 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1963 6 Pence 4,000,000 $0.25 $0.50 $3.00 $0.00
1963 Proof; Rare 6 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1964 6 Pence 6,000,000 $0.25 $0.50 $3.00 $0.00
1966 6 Pence 2,000,000 $0.25 $0.50 $3.00 $0.00
1967 6 Pence 4,000,000 $0.25 $0.50 $3.00 $0.00
1968 6 Pence 8,000,000 $0.25 $0.50 $3.00 $0.00
1969 6 Pence 2,000,000 $0.25 $0.50 $3.00 $0.00

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *