Irish Coin Daily: John (as King of Ireland) Silver Halfpenny, Mint: Limerick, Moneyer: Willem


Date: c.1205-1211

Ireland Halfpenny John, Third 'Rex' Coinage Limerick mint moneyer Willem 0.47g (DF 51, Withers 1a S 6232)

Ireland Silver Halfpenny, John as King, Limerick mint, Moneyer: Willem

Description:

John as King England & Ireland, Silver Halfpenny

  • Mint: Limerick
  • Moneyer: Willem of Limerick
  • Weight: 0.47g

References: DF 51, Withers 1/a, S 6232

  • Dark tone, porous, almost very fine (aVF)
  • Rare

Obverse:

  • Facing head of King in triangle with sun at each apex, with legend around
  • +IOH ANN REX
    • Translates as “John, King of Ireland”

Reverse:

  • Cross and crescent in triangle with small sun at each apex, with legend around
  • +WIL LEM LKC
    • Translates as “Willem of Limerick”

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

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

 


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