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Coin "100 years since the Easter Uprising" 2 euro Ireland

    The commemorative coin 2 euro of Ireland "100 years since the Easter Uprising" was issued in January 2016 with a circulation of 4.5 million coins. Minting was carried out at the Irish mint.

   The obverse of the commemorative coin depicts a statue of Hibernia on the pediment of the main post office in Dublin, the capture of which marked the beginning of the Easter Uprising in 1916. Above the statue is the inscription "HIBERNIA" and the years "1916" (left) and "2016" (right) are engraved on the edges. At the bottom of the coin is the name of the country "√©ire" and the year of minting. 12 stars of the European Union are located on the outer ring.


2 euro

Outer part - copper-nickel alloy

Inside - nickel brass

8.5 g25.75 mm2.2 mm



List of commemorative coins of the Euro  of Ireland

2007 - Roman Treaty Series

2009 - Series "10 Years of the Economic and Monetary Union"

2012 - Series "10 years of cash circulation Euro"

2015 - Series "30 Years to the Flag of Europe"

2016 - 100 years since the Easter uprising

2019 - 100 years since the creation of Doyle Airen