File:Irish shilling coin.png

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Non-free media information and use rationale true for Shilling (Irish coin)

This is a coin (reverse side) issued by Ireland.


User:Djegan. The artwork could be obtained from the issuing entity, Ireland.


Shilling (Irish coin)

Portion used

The entire reverse of the coin is used to avoid misrepresentation.

Low resolution?

The image is of a sufficient resolution for the purpose, but not of sufficient quality to enable counterfeits derived from it.

Purpose of use

The image is used to identify the currency in question, and to assist recognition of it.


As a currency design, it is not possible to provide a free replacement, because the copyright in the designs is typically held by the issuing authority. Furthermore the reproduction of currency designs is tightly regulated in many jurisdictions.

Other information

Use of this currency design is consistent with fair-use provisions

Fair useFair use of copyrighted material in the context of Shilling (Irish coin)//

Captioned As[edit]

Page Caption
Coins of the Republic of Ireland Shilling coins featured a bull design. They continued to be used after decimalisation as five pence until the early 1990s when the 5p coin was reduced in size.

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