Irish Three Pence 1928-1968

Irish Three Pence

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

The Irish Three 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 3.24 grams, and had a diameter of 17.6mm. The known mintage of the Irish Three Pence 1928-1935 coin is 2,866,001

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $350. All the values for the Irish Three Pence 1928-1935 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

Irish Three Pence Pre Decimal

 

The front of the Irish Three Pence Coin featured a Hare with a mountain in the background. On the left the word “Leat” is featured which is the Irish word for Half, whilst on the right to word “Reul” can be found, this is the Irish word for Sixpence. So the coin in Irish is referred to as the Half Sixpence. It was designed by Percy Metcalfe the initials PM can be found on the front of the coin.

The Back

Irish Three Pence Pre Decimal

The Back of the Irish Three 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 1.72mm thick.

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Irish Three Pence 1939-1940

The Irish Three 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 3.24 grams, and had a diameter of 17.6mm. The known mintage of the Irish Three Pence 1939-1940 coin is 784,000

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $1725. All the values for the Irish Three Pence 1939-1940 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

Irish Three Pence Pre Decimal

The front of the Irish Three Pence Coin featured a Hare with a mountain in the background. On the left the word “Leat” is featured which is the Irish word for Half, whilst on the right to word “Reul” can be found, this is the Irish word for Sixpence. So the coin in Irish is referred to as the Half Sixpence. It was designed by Percy Metcalfe the initials PM can be found on the front of the coin.

The Back

Irish Three Pence Pre Decimal

The Back of the Irish Three Pence coin 1939-1940 featured a harp, on the right the year can be found which will be either 1939 or 1940. The legend on the back of the coin features the state name on the left hand side which is Éire (Ireland). The back of the coin was also designed by Percy Metcalfe. The coin was 1.72mm thick.

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Irish Three Pence 1942-1968

The Irish Three Pence 1942-1968 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 1968. The coin itself was made of cupronickel and had a plain smooth edge. This circular coin had a raised gladiform rim. It weighed 3.24 grams, and had a diameter of 18mm. The known mintage of the Irish Three Pence 1942-1968 coin is 40,960,000

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $400. All the values for the Irish Three Pence 1942-1968 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

Irish Three Pence Pre Decimal

The front of the Irish Three Pence Coin featured a Hare with a mountain in the background. On the left the word “Leat” is featured which is the Irish word for Half, whilst on the right to word “Reul” can be found, this is the Irish word for Sixpence. So the coin in Irish is referred to as the Half Sixpence. It was designed by Percy Metcalfe the initials PM can be found on the front of the coin.

The Back

Irish Three Pence Pre Decimal

The Back of the Irish Three Pence coin 1942-1968 featured a harp, on the right the year can be found which will be between 1942 or 1968. The legend on the back of the coin features the state name on the left hand side which is Éire (Ireland). The back of the coin was also designed by Percy Metcalfe. The coin was 1.81mm thick.

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Irish Three Pence Coin Values

 

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1928 3 Pence 1,500,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.00 $3.50 $0.00 $10.00 $0.00 $0.00
1928 Proof 3 Pence 6,001 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $20.00
1933 3 Pence 320,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $10.00 $75.00 $0.00 $350.00 $0.00 $0.00
1933 Proof; Rare 3 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1934 3 Pence 800,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.00 $12.50 $0.00 $70.00 $0.00 $0.00
1934 Proof; Rare 3 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1935 3 Pence 240,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $8.00 $35.00 $0.00 $225.00 $0.00 $0.00
1935 Proof; Rare 3 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1939 3 Pence 64,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $20.00 $70.00 $0.00 $525.00 $0.00 $0.00
1939 Proof 3 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1,725.00
1940 3 Pence 720,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $3.00 $12.50 $0.00 $50.00 $0.00 $0.00
1940 Proof; Rare 3 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1942 3 Pence 4,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.75 $6.00 $0.00 $30.00 $0.00 $0.00
1942 Proof 3 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $350.00
1943 3 Pence 1,360,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.00 $15.00 $0.00 $80.00 $0.00 $0.00
1943 Proof; Rare 3 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1946 3 Pence 800,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.00 $10.00 $0.00 $45.00 $0.00 $0.00
1946 Proof 3 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $200.00
1948 3 Pence 1,600,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.00 $35.00 $0.00 $125.00 $0.00 $0.00
1948 Proof; Rare 3 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1949 3 Pence 1,200,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $3.00 $0.00 $25.00 $0.00 $0.00

 

 

1949 Proof 3 Pence 00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 200
1950 3 Pence 1,600,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $3.00 $0.00 $20.00 $0.00 $0.00
1950 Proof 3 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $400.00
1953 3 Pence 1,600,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $2.00 $0.00 $10.00 $0.00 $0.00
1953 Proof; Rare 3 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1956 3 Pence 1,200,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $2.00 $0.00 $8.00 $15.00 $0.00
1956 Proof; Rare 3 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1961 3 Pence 2,400,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.25 $0.50 $0.00 $6.00 $0.00 $0.00
1961 Proof; Rare 3 Pence 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

 

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