Irish Blisters

The following Official Blisters were issued in ireland since the introduction of the Common European Currency on January 1, 2002. These annual sets are often dedicated to important people, important events and historic places, some times accompanied by commemroative coins or medals. The sets are also known to colectors as BU - Brilliant Uncirculated Sets, FDC - Fleur De Coin, Coffret in French and KMS - Kursmoenzensatze in German.

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Obverse of Official Blister - Marine flora and fauna KMS Set
Official Blister - Marine flora and fauna 2015

The theme for the 2015 Annual Set fromm Ireland is the 'Marine flora and fauna'. The Irish euro coins share the same design by Jarlath Hayes, that of the harp, a traditional symbol for Ireland since the Middle Ages, based on that of the Brian Boru harp, housed in Trinity College, Dublin. The same harp is used as the official seals of the Taoiseach, ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2015 Unknown - View
Obverse of Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2014

The theme for the 2014 Annual Set fromm Ireland is the 'The Island Nation of Ireland'. The Irish euro coins share the same design by Jarlath Hayes, that of the harp, a traditional symbol for Ireland since the Middle Ages, based on that of the Brian Boru harp, housed in Trinity College, Dublin. The same harp is used as the official seals of the Taoiseach, ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2014 12,000 pieces - View
Obverse of Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2013

The 2013 Annual Mint Set celebrates the Irish Harp. The harp has long been associated with Ireland since earliest times featuring prominently in Irish folklore and legend. A harp first appeared on the coinage of Henry VIII and has been used on modern Irish coins since the original Percy Metcalfe designs issued in 1928. The Irish euro coins share the ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2013 15,000 pieces - View
Obverse of Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2012

The 2012 Annual Mint Set is the last set in a three-year series featuring the animals of Irish coinage. This year, the Hound is depicted on the packaging. The Irish wolfhound is a breed of domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris), specifically a sighthound. The name originates from its purpose (wolf hunting) rather than from its appearance. Irish Wolfhounds ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2012 17,000 pieces - View
Obverse of Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2011

The Official Blister 2011 is the second in a 3 year series featuring animals of Irish coinage, and depicts the Salmon from the florin (two shillings). The florin coin was a pre-decimal coin and worth 1/10 of an Irish pound. The coin featured the salmon and the original minting of the coin from 1928 until 1943 contained 75% silver, a higher content than ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2011 20,000 pieces - View
Obverse of Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2010

The Official Blister 2010 is the first in a 3 year series featuring animals of Irish coinage, and depicts the Horse from the half crown. The half crown coin was a pre-decimal coin worth two shillings and six pence, or one-eighth of an Irish pound. The reverse of the coin showed an Irish hunter, a breed of horse. The salmon and the hound will be featured ...

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2010 Unknown - View
Obverse of Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2009

The official Euro Coinset 2009 of Ireland is dedicated to the 125th Anniversary of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), the largest sporting organisation in Ireland with approximately 2.500 clubs and 800.000 members. Its stadium Croke Park holds 82.200 people and embodies the success of the GAA in the twenty-first century. The games that it promotes, ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2009 30,000 pieces - View
Obverse of Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2008

The Official Blister 2008 contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros (unc), laid out in an attractive, full-color folder with a brief history of the Newgrange chamber and passage. The mint set was produced by the Central Bank of Ireland in conjunction with the Office of Public Works to celebrate the prehistoric passage tomb of Newgrange. ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2008 30,000 pieces - View
Obverse of Official Blister - Treaty of Rome KMS Set
Official Blister - Treaty of Rome 2007

This set was issued to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. 13 member states issued a special €2 commemorative coin to celebrate the anniversary, featuring a common design of the treaty and the Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome where the Treaty of Rome was signed. This was the first time a coin was issued by all euro-area ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2007 20,000 pieces - View
Obverse of Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2007

The Official Blister 2007 contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros (unc), celebrating Dun Aonghasa on The Aran Islands. The Aran Islands are situated on the west coast of Ireland, at the very edge of Europe, and are unique in their geology and archeology. The largest island is Inishmore; the middle and second largest is Inishmaan; ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2007 20,000 pieces - View
Obverse of Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2006

The Official Blister 2006 is the fourth in the Heritage Sites and features the spectacular Glenveagh National Park and Castle, in Donegal. It contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros (unc) The Glenveagh National Park is one of six national parks in Ireland. Situated in the Northwest of Co. Donegal, Glenveagh encompasses some 16,000 ...

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2006 Unknown - View
Obverse of Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2005

The Official Blister 2005 contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros (unc), and it is dedicated to Heywood Gardens. Sir Edwin Lutyens completed Heywood Gardens in 1912. Its walls enclose lawns, lakes, trees, hedges, pools and much more to surprise and enchant the visitor. The Irish euro coins share the same design by Jarlath Hayes, that ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2005 50,000 pieces - View
Obverse of Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2004

The Official Blister 2004 is dedicated to Reginald's Tower contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros. Reginald’s Tower is a circular defence tower, set in Waterford City’s historic Viking Triangle. It was built at the beginning of the 13th century. At various stages in its rich history, Reginald’s Tower has been used as a mint, prison ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2004 40,000 pieces € 18.50 Buy
Obverse of Irish Coin Fair KMS Set
Irish Coin Fair 2004

The Irish euro coins share the same design by Jarlath Hayes, that of the harp, a traditional symbol for Ireland since the Middle Ages, based on that of the Brian Boru harp, housed in Trinity College, Dublin. The same harp is used as the official seals of the Taoiseach, and government ministers and the Official Seal of the President of Ireland. The coins' ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2004 Unknown - View
Obverse of Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2003

The Official Blister 2003 contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros (unc) The Irish euro coins share the same design by Jarlath Hayes, that of the harp, a traditional symbol for Ireland since the Middle Ages, based on that of the Brian Boru harp, housed in Trinity College, Dublin. The same harp is used as the official seals of the Taoiseach, ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2003 30,000 pieces € 12.50 Buy
Obverse of Official Blister KMS Set
Official Blister 2002

The Official Blister 2002 contains the 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros (unc) The Irish euro coins share the same design by Jarlath Hayes, that of the harp, a traditional symbol for Ireland since the Middle Ages, based on that of the Brian Boru harp, housed in Trinity College, Dublin. The same harp is used as the official seals of the Taoiseach, ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2002 5,000 pieces - View
Obverse of Annual Blister KMS Set
Annual Blister 2002

The Blister consists of: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent coins and 1, 2 euros (unc). The Irish euro coins share the same design by Jarlath Hayes, that of the harp, a traditional symbol for Ireland since the Middle Ages, based on that of the Brian Boru harp, housed in Trinity College, Dublin. The same harp is used as the official seals of the Taoiseach, and ...

Year Mintage Price Shop
2002 Unknown € 9.90 Buy
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