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OIRA  (BC-15)

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Type Coin
Title OIRA (BC-15)
Date 1966
Country England
/Catalog #
Denomination 5p
Description "Official Irish Republican Army" / "Lower Falls" Lower Falls is an area in West Belfast which strongly supported OIRA as opposed to PIRA, or the Provisional Irish Republican Army. At the time, the two factions were rivals. Purchased rom O'K's shop on Shaws Rd., Andersontown, March 13, 1972.

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