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21 August 2023

the 50th anniversary of Ireland’s membership of the European Union

the 50th anniversary of Ireland’s membership of the European Union

 

Issuing country

Ireland

Subject of commemoration

the 50th anniversary of Ireland’s membership of the European Union

Description

The design depicts a modification to the “EU50” programme logo used by Government Departments to promote events marking the 50th anniversary of Ireland’s EU membership. The name of the issuing country "ÉIRE" is inserted above the logo. The year “1973” is referenced to recognise the year Ireland joined the EU as well as “2023” to mark the coin issue year.

The coin’s outer ring depicts the 12 stars of the European flag.

Issuing volume

500 000 coins

Date of issue

July 2023

Official Journal

21 AUGUST 2023
2023/C 295/05