Paul O’Connell has been an integral part of three Lions Tours (2005, 2009 & 2013) and was skipper on the 2009 Tour of South Africa.
Sir Ian McGeechan rewarded the Irish international with the armband for the Test squad – becoming the first Irish forward to lead the Lions against the Springboks since the great Willie John McBride in 1974.
Many applauded his leadership qualities as the reason for the Lions’ win in the third and final Test in Johannesburg against the Boks but they lost the series 2-1.
The stunning red polygon design is produced from the latest and most current Lions branding.
Each coin is forged from solid brass with an antique bronze finish. Each coin weighs approx. 35g and measures 44mm in diameter x 3mm thick.
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