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1968 Irish Sixpence Pendant

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Perfect 53rd Birthday Gift. 1968 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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1968 – INFORMATION AND EVENTS FROM 1968
Down won the All Ireland Senior Football Champions
Wexford won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Champions

BORN THAT YEAR WERE
Celine Dion (Singer)
Guy Richie (Film Director)
Toni Braxton (R&B Singer)

INVENTIONS IN 1968 INCLUDED
Computer mouse
First computer with integrated circuits
Random Access Memory (RAM)

FAMOUS IRISH MOVIES INCLUDED
Finian’s Rainbow

ALSO THAT YEAR
President Lyndon Johnson orders an end to the bombing of North Vietnam
Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Leader of Negro Civil Rights Movement is killed by James Earl Ray which leads to Violence and Race Riots in US Cities
British Post office introduces First Class Post
The Third Heart transplant is performed in South Africa By Dr Christian N Barnard
London Bridge sold for 1 million. and later re-erected in Arizona .
Lily the Pink by Scafford Christmas number 1.