Currency Act, 1927

Standard of value.

4.—(1) The standard unit of value of Saorstát Eireann shall be the Saorstát pound which shall be issued as hereinafter provided either in the form of a gold coin having a standard weight of 123.27447 grains of gold eleven-twelfths fine or in the form of a legal tender note or in both forms.

(2) Every mention or reference in the Coinage Act, 1926 (No. 14 of 1926) of or to the sovereign shall be construed as a mention of or reference to the Saorstát pound and the said Act shall have effect accordingly.