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Title: 22 carat 4 oz gold coin issued in 1966 for the 50th anniversary of the 1916 Rising.
Authors: Vincze, Paul
Kane, Joe
Keywords: Commemorative Gold Coin
1966 Anniversary of 1916
Patrick Pearse
Issue Date: 1966
Description: Coin issued in 1966 for the 50th anniversary of the 1916 Rising. 22 carat gold weighing 4oz. The coin shows Pearse on the front. The reverse shows Ireland as a woman holding a laurel wreath. In front, a volunteer kneels presenting her with a lighted torch representing freedom. It bears the quote "We pledge our lives and the lives of our comrades-in-arms to the cause of its freedom, of its welfare and of its exaltation among the nations".The coin was designed by Paul Vincze (1907 – 1994).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10599/10085
Appears in Collections:1923-Present: Aftermath and Commemoration

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