Perfect 87th Birthday Gift. 1935 Irish Sixpence coin. This pendant is made from genuine old Irish Sixpence coins. The coin features the Celtic Harp, the national emblem of Ireland which symbolises the history, culture and heritage of the Emerald Isle. This pendant was made by hand not machine, the coin has been cleaned and hand polished to bring it back to its former glory. The coin is then mounted into the pendant and comes in a beautiful presentation box with a snake chain included. Note: The Sixpence coin is bigger than the threepence coins with a diameter of 21.0mm. You are covered with our 100% satisfaction guarantee.
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Cavan won the All Ireland Senior Football Championship
Kilkenny won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Jerry Lee Lewis (Singer
Julie Andrews (Actress)
Woody Allen (Actor and Director)
Elvis Presley (Singer)
Donald Sutherland (Actor)
Non leaking ballpoint pen
The Irish in US
Persia is renamed as Iran
Earthquake destroys Quetta in modern-day Pakistan – 26,000 dead
President Roosevelt signs the US Social Security Act Providing Unemployment compensation and pensions for the elderly.
President Roosevelt Revenue Act often referred to as the Wealth Tax Act begins
The Emergency Relief Appropriation Act on April 8th creates The WPA or Works Progress Administration to create millions of jobs
Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in New York City
First Canned beer goes on sale
Babe Ruth hit the 714th and final home run of his career
Parker Brothers releases the board game Monopoly
Penguin produce the first paperback books
Compulsory driving test introduced in the UK
Amelia Earhart flies solo across the Pacific
Sir Malcolm Campbell breaks the 300 mph barrier to set a new land speed world record
The China Clipper makes the first Pacific Airmail delivery
1,200,000 people face starvation in Illinois due to lack of funding.