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1961 Sixpence Pendant

69.00

Perfect 60th Birthday Gift. 1961 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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1961 – INFORMATION AND EVENTS FROM 1961

Down won the All Ireland Senior Football Champions
Tipperary won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Champions

FAMOUS IRISH PEOPLE BORN THAT YEAR INCLUDE

Barry McGuigan (Boxer)

ALSO, BORN THAT YEAR WERE

Barack Obama (President of US)

INVENTIONS IN 1961 INCLUDED

Valium
Nondairy creamer

ALSO THAT YEAR

John F. Kennedy inaugurated as President of the United States
Britain applies for membership of the EEC
Construction of the Berlin Wall commences
British satirical magazine Private Eye is published for first time
The Pony become a popular dance
Black and white 5 pound notes cease to be legal tender in the UK