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

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

Date: 1208/9-1216

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


John as King of England & Ireland (REX coinage), silver halfpenny, Dublin Mint, Moneyer: Willem.

References: SCBC 6231

  • Weight: 0.67 g
  • Very fine (VF)
    • Rare


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


  • Pinwheel (sun) within crescent moon; three stars around; all within triangle
  • Three crosses pattée around legend
  • Legend:
    • WIL.  .LEM  OND
      • Willem, moneyer at Dublin



  • Ireland


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


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