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1939 Irish Sixpence Pendant

129.00

Perfect 82nd Birthday Gift. 1939 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. 1939 was a very rare year for the Irish Sixpence Coin with a low amount of coins minted, making this pendant very rare. 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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1939 – Information and Events from 1939

Kerry won the All Ireland Senior Football Championship
Kilkenny won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

FAMOUS IRISH PEOPLE BORN THAT YEAR INCLUDE

Seamus Heaney (Poet)

ALSO, BORN THAT YEAR WERE

Dusty Springfield (Singer)
Joe Kapp (American Footballer)
John Cleese (Comedian)
John Howard (Prime Minister of Australia)
Peter Fonda (Actor)
Tina Turner (Singer)
Tom Harkin (US Politician)

INVENTIONS IN 1939 INCLUDED

Helicopter
Electron microscope

FAMOUS IRISH MOVIES INCLUDED

Hell’s Kitchen
Irish Luck

ALSO THAT YEAR

Germany and the Soviet Union attacked Poland and Britain, France, India, Australia and new Zealand declared war on Germany on September 3rd, the United States decided to remain neutral but did begin rearming for war , which helped end the great depression.
Dictator Francisco Franco conquers Madrid, ending the Spanish Civil War
Last public execution in France – murderer Eugene Weidmann is decapitated by the guillotine.
Albert Einstein writes President Franklin Roosevelt about developing the Atomic Bomb using Uranium. This led to the creation of the Manhattan Project.
Russia Invades Finland
Assassination Attempt On Hitler fails by 8 minutes
Thailand Changes it’s Name From Siam
Regular television broadcasts began in the United States