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


Date: c.1208/9-1216

John (as King, 1199-1216), Third coinage, Penny, Dublin, Johan, iohan on dive, pellet on tip of the third ray, 1.58g

John (as King, 1199-1216), Third coinage, Penny, Dublin, Johan, iohan on dive, pellet on tip of the third ray, 1.58g

Description:

John as King England & Ireland, Silver Penny. Slightly weak of strike and with some doubling on the reverse. Struck by an extremely rare moneyer (Johan).

  • Mint: Dublin
  • Moneyer: Johan of Dublin
  • Weight: 1.58 g

References:

  • SCBI Ulster, pl. XVI, 19, same dies; S 6228A; DF 50
  • Attractive toning. Good Very Fine (gVF)
  • Extremely rare moneyer

Obverse:

  • Facing head of King in triangle, with legend around
  • +IOHA NNAS REX
    • Translates as “John, King of Ireland”

Reverse:

  • Cross and crescent in triangle with small sun at each apex, pellet on tip of the third ray, with legend around
  • +IOHA NONO DIVE
    • Translates as “Johan, moneyer of Dublin ”

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

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

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