Commemorative Coins & Coin Sets

Charles Parsons CoinOn Friday 1 September 2017 the Central Bank of Ireland launched, a new website where members of the public can buy collector coins online.

Coin enthusiasts can now view the latest coin sets, browse collector coins under a variety of different themes and select from a wide range of gift sets. delivers a best in class shopping experience, giving you a modern and convenient way to buy collector coins.

For example, the new website allows you to create wish lists, save your shopping basket for later checkout and add a personalised gift message to your order.

The launch of coincides with the release of the €15 Silver Proof Coin which commemorates the life and work of engineer Charles A. Parsons.

This limited edition coin is the third in the “Irish Science and Inventions” series and honours Parsons for inventing the steam turbine which revolutionised marine transportation.

To find out more or buy collector coins online visit