Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins 2021

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Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins 2021

Ever wondered what are the Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins in 2021? Well, wonder no more. Below you will find the definitive valuable Irish coins list for 2021!

The value of a coin is determined by a range of things, but primarily it comes down to scarcity (how many exist) and condition. The condition is extremely important when it comes to the value of a coin. Quite frankly condition is everything!

If you happen to be one the lucky ones and have one of these coins you should try and learn a little bit about coin grading by reading our Awesome Guide to Coin Grading In 3 Simple Steps, coin grading is simply the process of determining the collector condition of the coin.

Number 20: 1935 6 Pence/ 1933 3 Pence/ 1933 Half Penny

Number 20 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins is held by three different coins, 1935 6 Pence, 1933 3 Pence and 1933 Half Penny, shown above in that order.

The Irish 6 Pence coin was part of the Irish Free State 1928-1937 coin series of Ireland. Designed by Percy Metcalfe. Produced between the years 1928-1935 at the Royal Mint, Tower Hill Site, London mint. In total 4,327,001 of these coins were minted. You can read more about the 6 Pence coin values here.

The Irish 3 Pence coin was part of the Irish Free State coin series of Ireland. Designed by Percy Metcalfe. Produced between the years 1928-1935 at the Royal Mint, Tower Hill Site, London mint. In total 2,866,001 of these coins were minted. You can read more about the 3 Pence coin values here.

The Irish Half 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 Site, London mint. In total 5,526,001 of these coins were minted. You can read more about the Half Penny coin values here.

All valued up to $275.00

Number 19: 1931 Shilling

Number 19 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Shilling coin 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 Site, London mint. In total 4,366,001 of these coins were minted.

1931 Shilling is valued up to $325.00. You can read more about the Shilling coin values here.

Number 18: 1933 Shilling

Number 18 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Shilling coin 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 Site, London mint. In total 4,366,001 of these coins were minted.

The 1933 Shilling is valued up to $375.00 You can read more about the Shilling coin values here.

Number 17: 1940 Penny

Number 17 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Irish penny coin was part of the Pre Decimal 1939-1969 coin series of Ireland. Designed by Percy Metcalfe. Produced between the years 1939-1967 at the Royal Mint, Tower Hill Site, London mint. In total 101,712,000 of these coins were minted.

The 1940 Penny is valued up to $400.00. You can read more about the Penny coin values here.

Number 16: 1933 Half Crown

Number 16 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Irish Half Crown coin 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 Site, London mint. In total 3,534,001 of these coins were minted.

The 1933 Half Crown is valued up to $450.00. You can read more about the Half Crown coin values here.

Number 15: 1930 Florin (2 Shilling)

Number 15 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Irish Florin coin 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 Site, London mint. In total 3,551,001 of these coins were minted.

The 1930 Florin is valued up to $450.00. You can read more about the Florin coin values here.

Number 14: 1930 Half Crown

Number 14 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Irish Half Crown coin 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 Site, London mint. In total 3,534,001 of these coins were minted.

The 1930 Half Crown is valued up to $450.00. You can read more about the Half Crown coin values here.

Number 13: 1930 Shilling

Number 13 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Shilling coin 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 Site, London mint. In total 4,366,001 of these coins were minted.

The 1930 Shilling is valued up to $525.00. You can read more about the Shilling coin values here.

Number 12: 1931 Florin (2 Shilling)

Number 12 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Irish Florin coin 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 Site, London mint. In total 3,551,001 of these coins were minted.

1931 Florin is valued up to $575.00. You can read more about the Florin coin values here.

Number 11: 1933 Florin (2 Shilling)

Number 11 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Irish Florin coin 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 Site, London mint. In total 3,551,001 of these coins were minted.

The 1933 Florin is valued up to $650.00. You can read more about the Florin coin values here.

 

Number 10: 1931 Half Crown

Number 10 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Irish Half Crown coin 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 Site, London mint. In total 3,534,001 of these coins were minted.

The 1931 Half Crown is valued up to $750.00. You can read more about the Half Crown coin values here.

Number 9: 1961 Half Crown

Number 9 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Irish Half Crown coin was part of the Pre Decimal coin series of Ireland. Designed by Percy Metcalfe. Produced between the years 1951-1967 at the Royal Mint, Tower Hill Site, London mint. In total 16,980,000 of these coins were minted.

The 1961 Half Crown is valued up to $750.00. You can read more about the Half Crown coin values here.

Number 8: 1934 Florin (2 Shilling)

Number 8 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Irish Florin coin 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 Site, London mint. In total 3,551,001 of these coins were minted.

1934 Florin is valued up to $875.00. You can read more about the Florin coin values here.

Number 7: 1937 Florin (2 Shilling)

Number 7 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Irish Florin coin 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 Site, London mint. In total 3,551,001 of these coins were minted.

The 1937 Florin is valued up to $875.00. You can read more about the Florin coin values here.

Number 6: 1937 Half Crown

Number 6 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Irish Half Crown coin 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 Site, London mint. In total 3,534,001 of these coins were minted.

The 1937 Half Crown is valued up to $2,000.00. You can read more about the Half Crown coin values here.

Number 5: 1985 Half Penny

Number 5 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

it was part of the Irish Decimal Coins 1969-2001 coin series of Ireland. Designed by Gabriel Hayes and produced in Ireland at the Currency Centre Dublin mint. In total 169,895,000 of these coins were minted.

The 1985 Half Penny is valued up to $2,000.00. You can read more about the Half Penny coin values here.

Number 4: 1937 Shilling

Number 4 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Shilling coin 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 Site, London mint. In total 4,366,001 of these coins were minted.

The 1937 Shilling is valued up to $2,300.00. You can read more about the Shilling coin values here.

Number 3: 1943 Half Crown

Number 3 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Irish Half Crown coin was part of the Pre Decimal coin series of Ireland. Designed by Percy Metcalfe. Produced between the years 1939 -1943 at the Royal Mint, Tower Hill Site, London mint. In total 3,534,001 of these coins were minted. Approximately only 500 of these coins are known to exist.

The 1943 Half Crown is valued up to $4,600.00. You can read more about the Half Crown coin values here.

Number 2: 1985 20 Pence

Number 2 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The 20 pence was part of the Irish Decimal Coins coin series. However this 20 Pence 1985 coin was produced in 1985 only to help vending machine operators and other coin-operated systems calibrate their machines. These coin 1985 20p coins were all supposed to be returned to the Dublin Mint after calibration but they were not and this has made them incredibly rare and incredibly valuable. It is unknown how many of these 20 pence 1985 coins were produced.

The 1985 20 Pence is valued up to $8,000. You can read more about the 1985 20 Pence coin values here.

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Valuable Irish Coins Number 1: 1943 Florin (2 Shilling)

Number 1 on the list of Top 20 Valuable Irish Coins

The Irish Florin coin was part of the Pre Decimal coin series of Ireland. Designed by Percy Metcalfe. Produced between the years 1939 -1943 at the Royal Mint, Tower Hill Site, London mint. In total 2,259,000 of these coins were minted. Approximately 35 of these coins are known to exist.

The 1943 Florin is valued up to $9,200.00. You can read more about the Florin coin values here.

 

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50 Responses

  1. i need 10 irish pennies dated 2019. I’d like to know where I can purchase them. They don’t have to be proofs. just plain 2019 dated pennies. size about 19mm. or3/4″

  2. I have a 1961 Half Crown (Leath Choróin) Where do I go to get it accessed. ?
    I also have a Scilling 1928 and a Florin 1942 – do they have any value?

  3. Hello
    I have a 1986 – 20p coin what is the value of it.
    I have 1990 Irish pound coin what is the value of it.
    I have a 1992 5 p coin what is the value of it.

    Thanks

    Tim Lee

  4. I HAVE A ROLL OF DECIMAL HALF PENNIES STILL WRAPPED IN THE ORIGINAL PAPER UNOPENED . I WONDER ARE THEY WORTH ANYTHING

  5. Hi Mick here ,
    I have a one penny 1900
    one penny 1908
    Half penny 1947
    TWO SHILLINGS 1948
    One penny 1936
    One penny 1941
    Half penny 1957
    One scillins 1964
    6d Reul 1968
    5p 1994
    NEW PENCE 2 1981
    2p 1988
    1d Pinnn 1968
    3d leat Reul 1962
    Are these of any value to collectors

  6. Hi I have pound coin from1990
    20p coin from1998
    50p coin from2000
    2p coin from1995
    10p coin from1994
    Any value in these please

  7. Hollo my name is Brian Corrigan I have a lot of old coins where do I go to get the vale of them ..Thanks please

  8. Hi,
    I have collected and bought coins for many years now. Not for interest but for investment. Most are dated from 1971 to 2000.
    I actually have over 1 million pennys
    20,000 2 ps
    and many
    1/2 ps
    5 ps
    10 ps
    ………
    Pre 1971
    we have lots of different years and denominations.

    I was going to make a sculpture but right now I’m not sure.

  9. Hi . I have a few Irish coins
    1 .. 1950 3p
    1.. 1969 10p
    2.. 1975 10p
    1.. 1976 10p
    2.. 1978 10p
    2.. 1980 10p
    Wondering are any of these of any value
    I have plenty more

  10. I have some coins from the Irish free state years just wondering if they are worth anything
    half crown 1933
    penny 1931
    penny 1928
    penny 1928
    6 pence 1928

    thanks a million

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