2014 Annual Mint Set. This 2014 Uncirculated Euro Coin Set pays tribute to Ireland’s proud maritime heritage.
At the beginning of 2012 all euro-area countries will issue a single commemorative 2 Euro circulation coin with a common design on the national side to celebrate 10 years of Euro banknotes and coins.
2012 Annual Mint Set. 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 issue limit for this coin set is 17,000 pieces.
The 2011 coin set is the second in a three-year series featuring animals of Irish coinage. This year the salmon is depicted on the packaging. Issue limit 20,000.
The 2010 Annual Mint Set is the first in a 3 year series featuring the animals of Irish coinage. This year the horse is depicted on the set. The issue limit for the 2010 Annual Mint Set is 20,000 pieces.
The Euro currency was introduced on 1 January 1999, when the national currencies of participating countries ceased to exist independently in that their exchange rates were locked at fixed rates against each other.
This 2 Euro coin was issued on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. It shows the Treaty document signed by the six founding countries on a background evocating the paving (designed by Michelangelo) of the Piazza del Campidoglio in Rome, where the signing took place on 25 March 1957.
The 2006 coin set for Ireland is the fourth in the Heritage Sites of Ireland series, and this set features the spectacular Glenveagh National Park and Castle, in Donegal.
The Irish 2005 coin set is the third in the series celebrating the Heritage Sites of Ireland and this set features Heywood Gardens.