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Rome Rule 66 (L-108)

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Type Coin
Title Rome Rule 66 (L-108)
Date 1966
Country Eire
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Denomination penny
Description ?Rome Rule? is part of a popular slogan expressing Loyalist fears that if home rule were ever implemented in Northern Ireland, Catholics would gain political dominance. The complete slogan reads ?Home Rule / Rome Rule? and can be traced back to the 1870s. The coin was stamped after only light circulation. The meaning of ?66? is uncertain. Purchased from John Sheerin / Derry. Co. Londonderry, N. Ireland. (Ju. 22, 2017) ($10).

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