1837 GB & Ireland Copper Penny (William IV)

O’Brien Coin Guide: GB & Ireland Copper Pennies of William IV

Introduction: GB & Ireland copper pennies (1825-60) are very sought after by collectors. They are often found in attic clearances and car boot sales in Ireland. The comparatively soft metal results in few coins surviving in higher grades. Many varieties exist and the main ones have been listed below. William IV William IV became king…

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1841 GB & Ireland Copper Penny (Victoria) - no colon after REG

O’Brien Coin Guide: GB & Ireland Copper Pennies of Victoria

Introduction: GB & Ireland copper pennies (1825-60) are very sought after by collectors. They are often found in attic clearances and car boot sales in Ireland. The comparatively soft metal results in few coins surviving in higher grades. Many varieties exist and the main ones have been listed below. Victorian Copper Pennies: Victoria became Queen…

Edward IV (Second reign), Silver Groat, Light Cross & Pellets (annulets) coinage, Limerick Mint

Irish Coin Daily: Edward IV, Silver Groat – Light Cross & Pellets (annulets) Coinage

Date: c. 1475-78 Description: Edward IV (Second reign), Silver Groat, Light Cross & Pellets (annulets) coinage. (24.5mm, 1.93 g, 10h). Limerick mint. Struck 1475-1478. SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 400; D&F 133; SCBC 6342. Toned, minor edge chip and flan crack Near VF (aVF) Rare Obverse: Crowned facing bust, L on breast; quatrefoils flanking neck; all within…

Ireland, Edward IV (Second reign) Silver Penny, Small Cross on Rose - Radiant Sun coinage. Dublin mint. Struck c. 1478

Irish Coin Daily: Edward IV, Silver Penny – Small Cross on Rose / Radiant Sun (pellet-in-annulet at centre)

Date: c. 1478 Description: Edward IV (Second reign) silver penny (12.5mm, 0.54 g) Small Cross on Rose/Radiant Sun coinage. Dublin mint. Struck c. 1478. SCBI –; D&F 113; SCBC 6289. Deeply toned, clipped, creased, with associated surface crack Near VF (aVF) Extremely rare type Obverse: Rose with small cross pattée at centre Reverse: Sun with…

1836 GB & Ireland - Silver Groat (William IV). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin

O’Brien Coin Guide: GB & Ireland Silver Groats of William IV

Introduction: The GB & Ireland “William IV” groats (or fourpence) were minted exclusively for use in British Guiana. The coin’s obverse design was simply copied from the Maundy Money groat of William IV but William Wyon produced a completely new design for the reverse. Prior to this introduction, British Sterling had problems being accepted as…

IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse silver penny. Sihtric III Olafsson. 995-1036. (22mm, 1.60 g, 9h). Phase I, Class A coinage, Crux type. Difelin (Dublin) mint signature; ‘Fastolf,’ moneyer. Struck circa 995/7-1020. + EDELRED REX ΛNG, draped bust right; scepter before / + FΛZTΘL–DINLIИ–, voided cross; C R V X in angles. SCBI 8 (BM), 9-11 (same dies); SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 5 (same dies); SCBI 32 (Belfast), 14 (same dies); SCBC 6102. Good VF, attractively toned, legends weakly engraved. Very rare.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class A – CRUX Type) in the name of Aethelred (FASTOLF)

Date: c.995-1020 Description: Hiberno-Norse silver penny, in the name of Sihtric III Olafsson (995-1036) Phase I, Class A coinage, Crux type. Difelin (Dublin) mint signature; ‘Fastolf,’ moneyer. Struck circa 995/7-1020 Diameter: 22mm Weight: 1.60 g SCBI 8 (BM), 9-11 (same dies); SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 5 (same dies); SCBI 32 (Belfast), 14 (same dies); SCBC 6102. Good…