Irish Silver Shamrock

  • Debut: 2015
  • Silver Purity: 99.9%
  • Tax Status: No sales tax or VAT
  • Mint: Dublin Assay Office
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Buy Irish Silver Shamrock coins online. The Irish Silver Shamrock coin was first manufactured in 2015 with a limited production and is believed by some, to be a lucky charm. The one troy ounce coin has a thickness and diameter of 2.8 millimeters and 39 millimeters, respectively.  It has a reeded edge and a composition of 99.9% fine silver. The coin has a beautiful proof finish giving it a shiny, mirror-like appearance.

On the obverse side of the coin, a shamrock clover is featured in a central position. The shamrock is an iconic symbol of Irish heritage and culture. It appears on the flag of Erin Go Bragh, meaning “Ireland Forever”. It was utilized by St. Patrick as a symbol of Irish identity. It can also be found on the uniforms of Irish sport teams and on the tail of the national airline, Aer Lingus. The three petals of the shamrock are said to stand for faith, hope and love. A fourth leaf is where we get luck from. At the top of the coin, the text “THE ASSAY OFFICE OF IRELAND 2105” is debossed. At the bottom side of the coin, “ONE OUNCE .9999 FINE SILVER” arcs from the bottom-left to the bottom-right side.

The reverse side of the Irish Silver Shamrock displays the Goldsmith’s company coat of arms. It is made up of a quartered shield supported by two horses; one on the right side of the shield, the other on the left side. The first and fourth quarter of the shield depicts the harp of Ireland. The second and the third quarter feature a closed cup. At the top of the coin, the text “OIFIG MEASUNACHTA NA HEIREAM” curving from the left to the right side of the coin. The text “COMPANY OF GOLDSMITHS OF DUBLIN” is debossed at the bottom.

Dublin Assay Office manufacturers the Irish Silver Shamrock coin. The mint was founded in 1637 and they are responsible for manufacturing a number of popular Irish silver coins. Collectors and investors of the coin can buy Irish Silver Shamrock coins online from a variety of reputable online sellers.

Additional information

Mint

The Dublin Assay Office

Country of Origin

Ireland

Pure Silver Content

1 Troy oz

Series

Shamrock

Weight

31.107 gm

Purity

999.9

Dimensions

Varies

Alloy

999 fine silver

Quality

Bullion

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