The group took a big step towards their later prominence with the 8 November 1974 release of their fourth album.
The new coin is the latest in a limited edition series titled 'Modern Irish Musicians', which began with Rory Gallagher in 2018.
With the 'Jailbreak' album already climbing the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, Lizzy's ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’ single entered the Hot 100 on 15 May 1976.
Gary Moore began his third spell as a member of Thin Lizzy, as they went on a Parisian adventure with producer Tony Visconti.
The film will feature contributions from Thin Lizzy personnel including Scott Gorham, Eric Bell and Darren Wharton.
Thin Lizzy had given themselves quite an act to follow when their sixth studio album Johnny The Fox was released on 16 October 1976.
Part 2 of our interview with Thin Lizzy guitarist Scott Gorham at Abbey Road. Scott talks about the 40th anniversary of Jailbreak & Phil Lynott's legacy.
Part 1 of Kylie Olsson's interview with Thin Lizzy's Scott Gorham at Abbey Road. Scott talks to Kylie about influential guitarists, his first guitar + more.
It was the LP featuring the UK top ten hit 'Killer On The Loose,' and the first with guitarist Snowy White.
The band's eighth studio album hit the US top 40 and went gold in the UK.