Ireland: Punt (Pound) 1990-2000


Quick Coinage Facts

Years Minted: 1990-2000
Composition: Copper/Nickel
Diameter: 31.1 mm
Weight: 10 grams
Total Series Mintage: 161,530,000
Obverse Design: Harp
Reverse Design: Animal


The main obverse design features the Irish Harp separating the date and legend. The legend “EIRE” or Ireland has been used on Irish coinage since 1939.

The reverse, designed by Thomas Ryan, features an image of a standing Irish Red Deer Stag facing left encircled within a beaded edge. On the outer periphery is the denomination “PUNT” and “1£”. Just below the deer’s hind leg are the designer’s initials “TR”.

General Market Notes

All coins are readily available and affordable.

Obverse Reverse
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