Penny 1928-1937

Penny 1928-1937

The Penny was part of the Irish Free State 1928-1937 coin series of Ireland. Designed by Percy Metcalfe. Produced between the years 1928 -1937 at the Royal Mint Tower Hill mint. In total 23,958,001 of these coins were minted.

Identifying Features

Denomination: Penny
KM Code: KM# 3
Coin Series: Irish Free State 1928-1937
Years Produced: 1928 – 1937
Known Mintage: 23,958,001
Distribution: Standard Circulation
Mint: Royal Mint Tower Hill
Composition: Bronze

Design Features

Themes: Animals (Fauna), Birds, Musical Instruments
Designer: Percy Metcalfe
Obverse Description: Irish harp divides date
Reverse Description: Hen with chicks

Mechanical Features

Weight: 9.4500g
Diameter: 30.9mm
Thickness: 1.80 mm
Rim: Raised. Gladiform. Both sides
Shape: Circular
Edge: Plain

Irish Penny Values

Year & VersionMintageAG3G4VG8F12VF20XF40AU50MS60MS63Proof
1928 Proof6,001----------
1931 Proof----------
1933 Proof; Rare----------
1935 Proof; Rare----------
1937 Proof----------
This purpose of this website is to educate and entertain, All values shown are a guideline only and should not be used for any means of financial investment or speculation, as with all things values may fluctuate depending on demand and scarcity, we strongly advise that all information on this website is used as it was intended – for entertainment purposes. The information relating to coins is sourced from many places such as NGC, PCGS and The Irish Central Bank.

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