Irish Coin Daily: Ormonde Double Pistole (1646)


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Date: c. 1646

The Great Rebellion. Issues of the Lords Justices. 1642-1649. AV Pistole (21mm, 6.61 g, 2h). Ormonde Money. Struck 1646. '4 : 9wtt :/ 7 : gr :' in two lines / '4 : 9wtt :/ 7 : gr :' in two lines. O'Sullivan, Gold dies 1/2; D&F 269 (Inchiquin Money); SCBC 6552.

Description:

Emergency issue from The Great Rebellion, 1642-1649. Gold Double Pistole (21mm, 6.61 g, 2h). Ormonde Money. Struck 1646. ‘4 : 9wtt : 7 : gr :’ in two lines / ‘4 : 9wtt : 7 : gr :’ in two lines. O’Sullivan, Gold dies 1/2; D&F 269; SCBC 6552.

  • Extremely Fine (EF)
    • Probably the best example known
  • Extremely rare.

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Anglo-Norman
    • House of Stuart
  • Charles I
    • Ormonde Money
      • Also known as
        • Emergency Money
        • Money of Necessity
  • Hammered

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