1913 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Ten Pounds - signed: W.H. Baskin. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Early Irish Banknotes: 1913 Bank of Ireland (Thirteenth Issue), Type 1 – Ten Pounds – signed: W.H. Baskin

Date: 12th February 1913 Description: When the 13th issue of Bank of Ireland banknotes were first issued in 1908, there were 65 branches in the network, incl. seven new branches :- 1903: Athlone, Ballymena and Fermoy 1904: Coleraine, Tuam and Dunmanway 1907: Belturbet Between 1908 and 1918, the number of branches went up to sixty-six:-…

Gold Ring Money - Penannular ring (plain type) c. 1200-100 BC, 3.98g, allegedly found in Co Clare in the 19th C

Irish Coin Daily: Gold Ring Money – Penannular ring (plain type). Late Bronze Age, Co Clare

Date: c. 1100 BC – 800/700 BC Description: Gold Ring Money – Penannular ring (plain type) c. 1200-100 BC, allegedly found in Co Clare at some time in the 19th C Weight: 3.98 g Provenance: Drabble collection, Glendining, 4 July 1939, lot 60 (part) Whyte (Dublin), 23 February 2001, lot 188 Dating Gold Ring Money:…

Gold Ring Money - Penannular ring of twisted form with blunt tapering terminals, late Bronze Age, 9.27g

Irish Coin Daily: Gold Ring Money – Penannular ring of twisted form with blunt tapering terminals, Late Bronze Age

Date: c. 1100 BC – 800/700 BC Description: Gold Ring Money – Penannular ring of twisted form with blunt tapering terminals, Late Bronze Age. Weight: 9.27 g References: cf. van Arsdell p. 61, 1-1; ABC p. 202) Extremely Fine (EF) Provenance: Ex Christie’s, 17 July 1990, lot 23 Dating Gold Ring Money: There is still…

2017 Jonathan Swift & Gulliver's Travels €15 silver proof coin.

Irish Coin Daily: 2017 €15 silver Commemorative Proof (Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels)

Date: 2017 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date:  30th November 2017 Issue Limit: 2,000 pieces Designer: Sebastian Mikolajczak (Poland) The Proof quality coin is produced in Germany by the Mayer Mint GmbH on behalf of the Central Bank of Ireland Quality: Proof strike Sterling Silver 0.925 fine Weight: 28.28 g  Diameter: 38.61…

Edward IV (1461-1483), Light Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Drogheda, mm. pierced cross, nothing by neck, g on breast, rev. reads villa de drogheda, extra pellets in two quarters, annulets in others, 2.01g/3h (S 6341A; DF 134). Good very fine, attractively toned

Irish Coin Daily: Edward IV, Light Cross & Pellets coinage, Groat, Drogheda

Date: 1472-78 ? Description: Edward IV, Light Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Drogheda mint, m.m. pierced cross, crowned bust facing, nothing by neck, “G” on breast, rev. cross and pellets with extra pellets in two quarters, annulets in others. Good very fine, attractively toned. Weight: 2.01 g References: S 6341A; DF 134 Obverse: Facing bust,…

2017 Dublin’s Ha’Penny Bridge €10 silver proof commemorative coin.

Irish Coin Daily: 2017 €10 silver Commemorative Proof (Dublin’s Ha’penny Bridge)

Date: 2017 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date:  5th October 2017 Issue Limit: 4,000 pieces Designer:  Antonella Naplione (Italy) An open competition was held for coin designs on this theme and the winning design by Antonella Napolione depicts the iconic Ha’Penny Bridge from the perspective of a pedestrian crossing its distinctive archway.…

Edward IV Light Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Limerick, 1.97g (S 6343 DF 134)

Irish Coin Daily: Edward IV, Light Cross & Pellets coinage, Groat, Limerick, mm. cross on obverse / rose on reverse

Date: 1472-78 ? Description: Edward IV, Light Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Limerick mint, mm. cross on obverse + rose on reverse, l below bust, cinquefoils by neck and after TAS. A little clipped, otherwise very fine, dark-toned, rare. Weight: 1.97 g References: S 6343; DF 134 Obverse: Facing bust, “L” below bust, cinquefoils by…