Irish Coin Daily: King John’s REX Coinage, Silver Penny, Dublin mint / Moneyer: Roberd


The Irish Coin Cabinet [banner] The Old Currency Exchange Dublin, Ireland.

Date: 1208/9-1216

John, silver penny (REX coinage), Dublin mint, roberd moneyer. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Description:

King John silver penny, Dublin Mint, Roberd (moneyer)

  • Weight: 1.25 g
  • Good Fine (gF)
    • Average condition for this relatively common coin

References: S. 6228; D&F 50

Obverse:

  • Crowned facing bust, holding cruciform scepter; rosette to right; all within triangle
  • Legend
    • IOHA  NNES  REX
      • John, King

Reverse:

  • Pinwheel (sun) within crescent moon; three stars around; all within triangle
  • Three crosses pattée around legend
  • Legend:
    • ROBE  RDON  DIVE
    • cross over ROBE

 

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Anglo-Norman
    • House of Anjou
    • Angevin
  • John as King of Ireland
    • REX Coinage
      • Dublin Mint
        • Moneyer: Roberd
  • Hammered

 

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