Fiche Pingin

Fiche Pingin

A coin that circulated in the Republic of Ireland between 1986 and 2002. It was equal in value to 1/5 of one Irish pound.
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In 1985 the Central Bank's design for a fiche pingin was tested in phone boxes, parking meters, bus conductors and coin counters and found to be too easily confused with tupennys.