Irish Coin Daily: King John’s Silver Halfpenny (Limerick Mint) Moneyer: Wace


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Date: 1205-1211

John (as King, 1199-1216), REX Coinage, Silver Halfpenny, Limerick mint signature, Moneyer: Wace. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

John (as King, 1199-1216), REX Coinage, Silver Halfpenny, Limerick mint signature, Moneyer: Wace

Description:

John (as King of Ireland), Silver Halfpenny, Limerick Mint signature (LI). Moneyer: Wace

  • Weight: 0.70g
  • Grade:
    • Good Fine (gF)
    • Rare
  • References:
    • S. 6232
    • D&F 51

Obverse:

  • Crowned facing bust, holding cruciform scepter; rosette to right; all within triangle
  •  Legend:
    • IOJ HN NE

Reverse:

  • Pinwheel (sun) within crescent moon; three stars around; all within triangle
  • Three crosses pattée around legend
  • Legend
    • WACE ON LI

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Anglo-Norman
    • House of Anjou
    • Angevin
  • Richard I (the Lion Heart)
    • John as King of Ireland
      • REX Coinage
        • Limerick Mint
          • Moneyer: Wace
  • Hammered

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