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Countermarked Irish 5 pence, 1982: CM.6-2019

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 13 (Mellon)


Countermarked Irish 5 pence, 1982



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2019-01-28) by Maguire, Jonathan


Production date: AD 1982

Components of the work

Object composed of cupro-nickel Diameter 23 mm Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 5.6 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Irish harp, twice counterstruck with UDR

  • Text: EIRE 1982
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Bull butting right, counterstruck with UDR.

  • Text: 5P
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6-2019
Primary reference Number: 301607
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 5 August 2021 Updated: Monday 12 February 2024 Last processed: Monday 12 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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