Irish Coin Daily: John (as King of Ireland) Silver Penny, Mint: Dublin, Moneyer: WillelmP


Date: c. 1199-1216

Ireland Penny John, Third 'Rex' Coinage Dublin mint moneyer WillemP, 18mm, 1.37g. D&F 50, S. 6228A

Description:

John (as King of Ireland) Penny, Dublin mint signature

  • Mint: Dublin
  • Moneyer: WillelmP
  • Diameter: 18 mm
  • Weight: 1.37 g

References: SCBI 22 (Copenhagen) –; D&F 50; SCBC 6228A

  • Fine (F), toned, weak in spots.

Obverse:

  • Crowned facing bust, holding cruciform scepter; rosette to right; all within triangle, legend around
  • +IOHAN REX
    • Translates as “John King”

Reverse:

  • Pinwheel (sun) within crescent moon; three stars around; all within triangle; three crosses pattée, legend around
  • + WIL LMPO OHN
    • Translates as “Willelm P of Dublin”

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

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

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