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LK (N-71)

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Type Coin
Title LK (N-71)
Date 1997
Country Eire
/Catalog #
Denomination 10p
Description LK stands for Long Kesh, the former Royal Air Force station at Lisburn where the Maze Prison was located. It was the site of a hunger strike by Nationalist prisoners in 1981 that resulted in the death of ten inmates. Translation of LK courtesy of a Belfast source. Coin shows some environmental staining. Purchased from Paul Gorman / Belfast, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland. (Mr. 28, 2017) ($23).

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