Irish Coin Daily: Edward VI’s Irish Shilling


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Date: 1552

Edward VI's Irish Shilling, dated MDLII (1552), third period, mintmark 'harp'. Very rare.

Description:

Edward VI’s Irish Shilling, dated MDLII (1552), third period, mintmark ‘harp’.

  • Very rare

Obverse:

  • Edward VI profile bust
  • EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX
  • mintmark (‘harp’ for 1552 Irish issue)

Reverse:

  • crowned arms with
  • TIMOR DOMINI FONS VITE M D L I I

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Anglo-Norman
    • House of Tudor
  • Edward VI (1547-53)
  • Hammered

 

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