2019 Collector Coin Issue Programme

100 Years Dáil Coin - 100 Euro Coin

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2019 marks the centenary of the first sitting of Dáil Éireann. The first meeting of the Dáil was held in the Mansion House in 1919 and this was the beginning of a long journey, which has shaped our country into the progressive democracy it is today.

To celebrate this significant event in Irish history, the Central Bank of Ireland issued a €100 Gold Proof Coin on 07 February 2019. An Annual Mint Set and a Proof Set will also be issued which will contain the €2 commemorative coin.

Later in the year the Central Bank will issue two silver proof coins. One will celebrate 100 Years since the first Transatlantic Flight and the other will mark the 70th Anniversary of the birth of Irish musician Phil Lynott.

Proof Set 2019

This coin set will be of proof quality and will be presented in a rectangular coin box with a certificate of authenticity. This set will include the commemorative €2 circulating coin.

Issue limit: 1,000 pieces
Launch Date: Quarter 2, 2019

Annual Mint Set 2019

The Annual Mint Set will pay tribute to the 100th anniversary of Dáil Éireann. The two most significant buildings associated with the establishment of the new Irish Parliament (1919-1922) are the Mansion House and Leinster House. The set will include the €2 commemorative coin and the regular brilliant uncirculated €2 for 2019.

Issue limit: 8,000 pieces
Launch Date: Quarter 2, 2019

Silver Proof Coins 2019

€15 Silver Proof Coin to Commemorate 100 Years since the First Transatlantic Flight

This coin will be struck to commemorate the first transatlantic flight in history, flown by aviators John Alcock and Arthur Brown. The aircraft landed in Clifden Co. Galway on 15 June 1919. This was the first crossing of the Atlantic-Ocean by an aeroplane in less than 72 consecutive hours.

Issue Limit: 3,000 pieces
Launch Date: June 2019

€15 Silver Proof Phil Lynott Coin

This will be the second coin in the three year series called ‘Modern Irish Musicians.’ This coin will commemorate the 70th anniversary of Phil Lynott’s birth in 1949. The coin follows the Rory Gallagher coin which was issued in 2018, which sold out. In 2020, the Central Bank of Ireland will issue a coin to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the birth of Irish Musician Luke Kelly.

Issue Limit: 3,000 pieces
Launch Date: 27 November 2019