Hare 3 Pence Coin

Taken inspiration from the Collins Barracks's coin collection that consists Pre-Decimal Irish Coin's designed by Percy Metcalfe (1895-1970). The one in particular was 3 Pence coin was part of the Irish Free State coin series of Ireland. The coin consist of a hare. This design was chosen, representing rural life in Ireland at the time. Unfortunately, for the hare would have been commonly hunted during this time period.