Irish Threepence Cufflinks


50th Birthday Gift.Irish Threepence Cufflinks. The Irish 3d threepence or in Irish the 'leath reul', depicts a hare and the inscription of the value in the Irish script alphabet, while the obverse features the Irish Harp. The coins were last minted in 1968, hold cursor over photo for a closer look

The year on the coin you receive will be the specific year of the listing

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 Chrismas number 1.

1968 - Videos from 1968