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# coins - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Dublin Mint Office denies targeting older people as customers report receiving coins they never ordered
# Coin Collecting
# Coin Collecting

Dublin Mint Office denies targeting older people as customers report receiving coins they never ordered

Jul 2nd 2020, 4:38 PM 46,387 Views 49 Comments

One woman said her aunt was sent coins to the value of €44,800 during the Covid-19 lockdown.

# coins - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Who stashed this gold inside a British piano? It's a mystery
# Hidden Treasure
# Hidden Treasure

Who stashed this gold inside a British piano? It's a mystery

Apr 20th 2017, 4:20 PM 29,972 Views 22 Comments

A couple who donated the piano to a nearby school are set to lose out on the money.

# coins - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

The sea turtle who swallowed almost 1,000 coins has died
# Piggy Bank
# Piggy Bank

The sea turtle who swallowed almost 1,000 coins has died

Mar 21st 2017, 3:15 PM 23,785 Views 23 Comments

The turtle’s nickname was… Piggy Bank.

# coins - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle
# Cracked Shell
# Cracked Shell

Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle

Mar 7th 2017, 12:33 PM 12,302 Views 18 Comments

People had thrown the coins into her pool for good luck.

# coins - Monday 4 April, 2016

These gold and silver coins with phrases from the Proclamation have been released today
# 1916
# 1916

These gold and silver coins with phrases from the Proclamation have been released today

Apr 4th 2016, 12:20 PM 19,889 Views 38 Comments

The Central Bank also released 4.5 million commemorative €2 coins into general circulation earlier this year.

# coins - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Here's what you can buy with the world's most expensive coin
# Coining It
# Coining It

Here's what you can buy with the world's most expensive coin

Mar 12th 2016, 11:15 AM 17,212 Views 15 Comments

It’s in Dublin this weekend.

# coins - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Today's the day you'll start saying goodbye to those tiny copper coins
# All Change
# All Change

Today's the day you'll start saying goodbye to those tiny copper coins

Oct 28th 2015, 6:01 AM 22,227 Views 54 Comments

They’re going to be rounded up and down to the nearest 5c.

# coins - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Goodbye: 1c and 2c coins are being scrapped
# Centless
# Centless

Goodbye: 1c and 2c coins are being scrapped

Jun 16th 2015, 3:27 PM 30,172 Views 65 Comments

1c and 2c coins are on the way out .

Poll: Do you agree with the plan to scrap 1 and 2 cent coins?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with the plan to scrap 1 and 2 cent coins?

Jun 16th 2015, 8:15 AM 29,505 Views 108 Comments

All change?

# coins - Thursday 4 June, 2015

One of Ireland's most famous poets is now on a coin
# Minted
# Minted

One of Ireland's most famous poets is now on a coin

Jun 4th 2015, 6:15 AM 20,555 Views 32 Comments

The collector coin has been launched to commemorate the 150th anniversary of WB Yeats’ birth.

# coins - Monday 2 March, 2015

You'll see a familiar (but older) face on UK coins from now on
# Royally Minted
# Royally Minted

You'll see a familiar (but older) face on UK coins from now on

Mar 2nd 2015, 6:05 PM 8,583 Views 22 Comments

A new portrait of The Queen is adorn sterling coinage.

# coins - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Man with metal detector finds one of Britain's largest hoard of buried treasure... hopes to buy new house
# Lots Of Silver
# Lots Of Silver

Man with metal detector finds one of Britain's largest hoard of buried treasure... hopes to buy new house

Feb 10th 2015, 6:16 PM 38,515 Views 47 Comments

Paul Coleman was out with the Weekend Wanderers Detecting Club.

# coins - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

These Trinity students think they may have solved the Bitcoin problem
# Credit Check
# Credit Check

These Trinity students think they may have solved the Bitcoin problem

Feb 3rd 2015, 11:39 AM 16,511 Views 51 Comments

Critics say that the digital currency lacks transparency – and a group of students have been trying to fix that.

# coins - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Insurer pays off lawsuit with thousands in buckets of coins
# Petty Cash
From The Daily Edge
# Petty Cash

Insurer pays off lawsuit with thousands in buckets of coins

Aug 9th 2014, 12:32 PM 4,443 Views 1 Comment

That’ll show them.

# coins - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Galway event promoter pays litter fine entirely in 1c and 2c coins
# It Makes Cents
From The Daily Edge
# It Makes Cents

Galway event promoter pays litter fine entirely in 1c and 2c coins

May 21st 2014, 6:35 PM 4,059 Views 1 Comment

That’s 150 smackeroonies. In coppers.

# coins - Monday 7 April, 2014

Hundred-year-old treasure found in time capsule under Columbus monument
# Hidden
# Hidden

Hundred-year-old treasure found in time capsule under Columbus monument

Apr 7th 2014, 3:30 PM 19,376 Views 5 Comments

Coins, medals, banknotes and some old scrolls were found in the box which was hidden when the monument was put in place in 1921.

# coins - Friday 27 September, 2013

Man pays parking ticket with 5c coins
# Cents And Sensibility
From The Daily Edge
# Cents And Sensibility

Man pays parking ticket with 5c coins

Sep 27th 2013, 6:00 PM 29,175 Views 76 Comments

And, it has to be said, is pretty rude about it.

# coins - Monday 16 September, 2013

Wexford Town to stop using 1c and 2c coins today
# Money
# Money

Wexford Town to stop using 1c and 2c coins today

Sep 16th 2013, 9:11 AM 12,658 Views 69 Comments

The rounding trial runs until November and the project is being run by the Central Bank.

# coins - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers

Jul 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 8,218 Views 4 Comments

Plus: how many 1 cent and 2 cent coins were minted in Ireland in the last eight years (and may soon be obsolete)?

# coins - Friday 19 July, 2013

1c and 2c coins should be abolished, and here's why
# Poxy Change
From The Daily Edge
# Poxy Change

1c and 2c coins should be abolished, and here's why

Jul 19th 2013, 6:00 PM 14,156 Views 53 Comments

They are a constant irritation.

Poll: Should we abolish 1 cent and 2 cent coins?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we abolish 1 cent and 2 cent coins?

Jul 19th 2013, 9:56 AM 16,106 Views 201 Comments

A Wexford town is going to be the guinea pig for abolishing the smallest denomination Euro coins. Good idea? Bad idea?

# coins - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Going for gold: 400 year-old coins go on display at National Museum
# Gold Rush
# Gold Rush

Going for gold: 400 year-old coins go on display at National Museum

May 30th 2013, 5:58 PM 7,399 Views 13 Comments

Eighty one gold coins belonging to a seventeenth century merchant have gone on display at the National Museum of Ireland. Very little chocolate is said to be inside them.

# coins - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Dead treasure hunter's loot of 899 artefacts returned to Irish museum
# Stolen Treasure
# Stolen Treasure

Dead treasure hunter's loot of 899 artefacts returned to Irish museum

May 21st 2013, 5:39 PM 13,993 Views 30 Comments

The items came to light following a tip-off from the British Museum to the National Museum of Ireland.

# coins - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Poll: Would you support scrapping 1c and 2c coins?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support scrapping 1c and 2c coins?

Apr 25th 2013, 9:38 AM 18,747 Views 174 Comments

A new pilot project in an Irish town will see the coins being taken out of use. Do you think it should go national?

# coins - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

One Irish town to experiment with scrapping 1c and 2c coins
# Cheques 'n Balances
# Cheques 'n Balances

One Irish town to experiment with scrapping 1c and 2c coins

Apr 24th 2013, 3:19 PM 21,576 Views 64 Comments

The Central Bank’s new ‘National Payments Plan’ says Ireland could save €1bn by using more electronic payments.

# coins - Monday 11 March, 2013

VIDEO: Young magician makes homeless man very happy
# Magic
From The Daily Edge
# Magic

VIDEO: Young magician makes homeless man very happy

Mar 11th 2013, 10:00 PM 19,248 Views 35 Comments

He took the man’s coffee… and gave it back looking very different.

# coins - Monday 30 July, 2012

Commemorative coins set to ‘celebrate’ the success of the Euro
# Great Success
# Great Success

Commemorative coins set to ‘celebrate’ the success of the Euro

Jul 30th 2012, 12:16 PM 3,856 Views 25 Comments

For the low low price of €70, you too can have your very own set of commemorative Euro coins.