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AHB BS (CH-58)

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Type Coin
Title AHB BS (CH-58)
Date 1979
Country England
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Denomination 5p
Description AHB stands for "Anti-H Block" and BS for "Bobby Sands." The Long Kesh Prison wings that housed political prisoners were shaped like the letter "H."Sands was the most famous of the 10 prisoners who died on hunger strike there in 1981.Please note: All pieces related to the 1981 nationalist hunger strike are considered to be "Tribute Coins". See "Glossary" definition. Purchased Jn. 17, 2018 ($4).

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