1952 Irish Sixpence Pendant


Perfect 68th Birthday Gift. 1952 Irish Sixpence coin. This pendant is made from genuine old Irish Sixpence coins. The coin features the Celtic Harp, the national emblem of Ireland which symbolises the history, culture and heritage of the Emerald Isle. This pendant was made by hand not machine, the coin has been cleaned and hand polished to bring it back to its former glory. The coin is then mounted into the pendant and comes in a beautiful presentation box with a snake chain included. Note: The Sixpence coin is bigger than the threepence coins with a diameter of 21.0mm. You are covered with our 100% satisfaction guarantee.

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Cavan the All Ireland Senior Football Championship
Cork  won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship


Liam Neeson
Colm Meaney


Alan Clarke (British Politician)
Bill Frist (American Politician)
Christopher Reeve (Superman Actor)
David Hasselhoff (Actor)
Jimmy Connors (Tennis Player)
Michael H Douglas (American Politician)
Philip Green (Owner of BHS)
Robin Williams (Actor)
Vladimir Putin (Russian Leader)


First patent for bar code
First diet soft drink sold
Hydrogen bomb


Albert Einstein refuses Presidency of Israel
Big Bang Theory of the creation of the Universe first propounded
Elizabeth II becomes Queen upon the death of her father George VI.
De Havilland 110 fighter aircraft breaks up over spectators at Farnborough Air Show killing 30
Three Trains crash at Harrow in North London
The Mau Mau Rebellion starts in Kenya
South African Police Arrest Nelson Mandella
India holds it’s first general elections
Thick smog in London on December 4th , England causes 4,000 fatalities
Britain announces it has Atomic Bomb
Live Atomic bomb Test from testing site in Yucca Flats, Nevada shown on Television
California has it’s second largest earthquake rocking 100,000 sq miles
Charlie Chaplin refused entry back to the US after living in Hollywood for 20 years.
Rocky Marciano becomes world heavyweight champion after knocking out Jersey Joe Walcott
Vice Presidential Candidate Richard M. Nixon defends himself on Television over allegations of secret cash fund
3300 die of polio in U.S.; 57,000 children are paralyzed
The Last London Trams Decommissioned
Mother Teresa opens the home for dying and destitute in Calcutta
The Summer Olympics are held in July in Helsinki, Finland
Puerto Rico becomes a Self Governing Commonwealth Of the United States
Steel Plants Placed Under Presidential Control after Steel Unions Threaten to Strike
Military coup d’etat in Egypt headed by Nasser
The Winter Olympic Games are held in Oslo, Norway
The Diary of Anne Frank published
The “Today” Program debuts on NBC the first of it’s kind hosted by Dave Garroway. The shows current presenters are Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira
KFC Fried Chicken Franchise Opens ( Kentucky Fried Chicken )
MAD Magazine first issue
Agatha Christie’s murder-mystery play The Mousetrap opens and becomes the longest continuously production running play in history
The worlds first passenger jet is produced in UK ( The Comet )
Atom Bomb Developed by Britain
The worlds first successful use of a mechanical heart in US
The first “Don’t Walk” sign is installed in New York City
The First Holiday Inn is opened in Tennessee
SS United States wins Blue Ribband crossing the Atlantic in 3 days 10hrs and 40 minutes
The United States successfully detonates the first hydrogen bomb, code named “Mike” [“m” for megaton],
The first Patent for a bar code used to identify products issued in 1952 to Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver but the industry standard till 1970 when the Universal Grocery Products Identification Product Code or UGPIC was written which evolved into the UPC or Universal product Code
First Roll On Deodorant introduced under the brand name Ban-Roll-On
Popular Films
The African Queen
Greatest Show on Earth
The Quiet man
Singin’ in the Rain