Nobel laureate Ernest Walton and his groundbreaking achievements in
the field of physics are the focus of Ireland's first commemorative
coin of 2015.
The Proof .925 fine silver €15 coin, designed by Rory Breslin, is
the second in Ireland's Science and Invention series.
The reverse shows an artist’s impression and explanation of
Einstein’s famous mass, speed and energy equation, E=mc2.
The obverse bears the traditional Irish harp design.
The coin weighs 28.28 grams, measures 38.61 millimeters in diameter
and has a mintage limit of 6,000 pieces.
The coin was officially issued at a price of €44.
A U.S. distributor offers the Irish coin at a fixed price of $67.50
in U.S. funds.
To order, visit the Coin & Currency Institute website.
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