Irish Deer Coin Necklace, Ulster Marble 803
Irish Deer Coin Necklace -1994 Coin -Irish Ulster Marble 803.
This coin necklace has an Irish 1 pound (Irish Punt) coin attached dated 1994. The ancient Irish Harp is shown on one side with the image of the now extinct Irish Deer on the other. This is the Irish Swamp Deer or Red Deer or Irish Elk or simply the Irish Giant Deer.
The animal was one of the largest deer to ever roam the earth standing nearly 7 feet tall with antlers 12 feet across tip to tip. Records show it lived in Ireland and throughout Eurasia 7,700 years ago. It is believed they died out due to starvation during the ice age.
A great coin necklace showing an animal that can now only be seen in museums.
A polished Ulster white marble stone from the Ulster Province of the northern reaches of Ireland connects the chain to coin.
The coin necklace shown is the coin necklace you will receive.
CHAIN: Brilliant Stainless Steel Cable Chain 18 to 20 inch Adjustable Length with Lobster Claw Closure.