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O'Brien Coin Guide: Irish Euro Proof Sets

These sets are similar to the coins that circulate but are struck on specially produced, highly polished flans (also known as blanks, or planchets).  The Central Bank of Ireland has maintained their conservative approach to the issue of proof sets and, to date, only four sets have been made available for collectors to purchase. 425 more words


Europe is a financial and political powder keg.

The ECB is bluffing a $20 trillion debt market and the Brussels apparatchiks are bluffing 300 million voters.

The EU-19 is marching toward the fiscal wall and even Germany’s surpluses cannot hide the obvious. 129 more words


O'Brien Coin Guide: Irish Euro 1c

The 1 cent euro coin (€0.01) has a value of one-hundredth of a euro and is composed of copper-covered steel. The coins of every Euro country have a common reverse and each has a country-specific (national) obverse. 457 more words


Greece Is Now ‘Lose-Lose Game’

(Bloomberg) — The chances of Greece leaving the euro area are now 50-50 and the country could go “down the drain,” billionaire investor George Soros said. 358 more words


German Economy motoring on

With euro area finance ministers meeting to discuss the Greek debt issue there has been positive news with regard to the the overall growth in the euro economy. 132 more words


Who do you think you are kidding Mr Hannan?

Yes I do have it in for Daniel Hannan MEP, this is my third anti Hannan post, but I really think he is the modern day… 695 more words