S.I. No. 160/1969 - Coinage (Dimensions and Designs) Regulations, 1969.
S.I. No. 160 of 1969.
COINAGE (DIMENSIONS AND DESIGNS) REGULATIONS, 1969.
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Coinage (Dimensions and Designs) Regulations, 1969.
3. (1) Subject to subparagraph (2) of this paragraph, coins shall be circular in shape.
(2) A coin of the denomination of fifty new pence shall be in the shape of an equilateral curve heptagon.
4. The diameter of a coin shall be as specified in the First Schedule to these Regulations.
5. A coin shall have for the obverse impression a harp, together with the inscription " Éire " and the date of the year, and the reverse impression shall be as specified in the Second Schedule to these Regulations.
6. (1) Subject to subparagraph (2) of this paragraph, coins shall have a plain edge.
(2) A coin of the denomination of ten new pence or five new pence shall have a graining upon the edge.
GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 7th day of August, 1969.
CHARLES J. HAUGHEY,
Minister for Finance.
These Regulations prescribe the dimensions and designs of six denominations of coins which are to be provided under the Decimal Currency Act, 1969 (No. 23 of 1969).