Denominations of the Pound.

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Denominations of the Pound.

Irish banknotes are issued in 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 denominations. The pound () is divided into 100 pence (p), and coins are issued in the following denominations: 100p (1 pound), 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p and 1p. In the south of Ireland the pound is called the 'punt'.

UPDATE: Since January 2002 the South of Ireland uses the Euro while the North is hanging on to the pound.

   

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