Airgead, A Thousand Years of Irish Coins & Currency

This exhibition tells the story of coins and money in Ireland from the 10th Century to the present day - ranging from medieval coins and coin-hoards to modern banknotes. Related material such as tokens and medals are also displayed. The exhibition also traces the development of paper money from the 18th Century to the present, finishing with credit cards and Internet banking.

Location: National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, First Floor, South Block, Benburb St, Dublin 7.

 
Hoard of gold coins from Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary

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