Irish Coin Daily: John (as Lord of Ireland) Second coinage, Halfpenny, Type 1b, Mint: Dublin, Moneyer: Turgod


Date: c. 1190-1199

Second coinage, Halfpenny, Dublin, type Ib, Turgod, [TVR]GOD ON DWE, 0.78g/6h (S 6205; DF 39). Parts of legend flat, otherwise very fine and toned, rare

John (as Lord of Ireland) Second coinage, Halfpenny, Type 1b, Mint: Dublin, Moneyer: Turgod

Description:

John (as Lord of Ireland) Second coinage, Halfpenny, Dublin, Type 1b.

  • Mint: Dublin
  • Moneyer: Turgod (a rare Dublin moneyer)
  • Weight: 0.78g

References: S 6205; DF 39

  • Parts of legend flat, otherwise very fine (VF) and toned
  • Rare

Obverse:

  • Facing diademed head, legend around
  • +IOHANNES DO
    • Translates as “John Dominus”

Reverse:

  • Voided cross potent, legend around
  • +[TVR]GOD ON DWE
    • Translates as “Turgod of Dublin”

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Anglo-Norman
    • House of Anjou
    • Angevin
  • Henry II
    • John as Lord of Ireland
      • Second Coinage (Dominus / Cross Potent Issue)
        • Dublin Mint
          • Moneyer: Turgod
  • Hammered

 


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