Only 2,000 of these were minted!
Ireland issued this coin in 2008 to commemorate the International Polar Year. This half ounce proof Gold coin has a face value of 100 Euros and has been certified by PCGS as one of the first 500 coins struck. The obverse design has EIRE, a harp, and date within a wreath. The reverse has a likeness of famed Irish born Antarctic explorers, Ernest Shackleton and Tom Crean. .4994 AGW. KM#57.