Perfect 62nd Birthday Gift. 1958 Irish Sixpence coin. This pendant is made from genuine old Irish Sixpence coins. The coin features the Celtic Harp, the national emblem of Ireland which symbolises the history, culture and heritage of the Emerald Isle. This pendant was made by hand not machine, the coin has been cleaned and hand polished to bring it back to its former glory. The coin is then mounted into the pendant and comes in a beautiful presentation box with a snake chain included. Note: The Sixpence coin is bigger than the threepence coins with a diameter of 21.0mm. You are covered with our 100% satisfaction guarantee.
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Dublin won the All Ireland Senior Football Championship
Tipperary won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship
Feargal Sharkey (Singer)
Adrian Dunbar (Actor)
Alec Baldwin (Actor)
Andie MacDowell (Actress)
Belinda Carlisle (Singer)
Gary Oldman (Actor)
Holly Hunter (Actress)
Jamie Lee Curtis (Actress)
Kate Bush (Singer)
Kevin Bacon (Actor)
Michael Flatley (Riverdance)
Michael Jackson (Singer)
Michelle Pfeiffer (Actress)
Tim Robbins (Actor/Singer)
The Last Hurray
NASA North American Space Agency is formed
14 year old Bobby Fischer wins the United States Chess Championship.
Munich air disaster on February 6th 1958 – 21 dead, including 7 Manchester United Players
Toyota and Datsun Cars go on sale in The US
Nikita Khrushchev becomes Premier of the Soviet Union
US passenger jet flights start with a National Airlines Boeing 707
The first Trans Atlantic passenger jetliner service begins with flights between London and New York on the new British Comet Jet
Sir Edmund Hillary reaches the South Pole
Elvis Presley is inducted into the Army.
General Charles de Gaulle becomes Prime Minister of France.
Brazil wins the 1958 World Cup in Sweden
The Microchip co-invented by Jack Kilby of Texas Instruments and Robert Noyce of Fairchild Semiconductors later developed and marketed in US by Intel
The Wham-O company introduces the Hula Hoop; over 100 million are sold.
The Broadway musical “My Fair Lady” opens in London, with Rex Harrison as Professor Higgins, and Julie Andrews playing Eliza Doolittle
The Bridge on the River Kwai
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Jack Benny Show
Alfred Hitchcock Presents