Hiberno-Norse Viking Coinage, Anlaf Guthrithsson (939-941 AD) AR Penny Flower type. York mint. Ingelgar, moneyer. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Penny of Anlaf Guthfrithsson, Hiberno-Norse King of Northumbria & York (Flower type)

Date: c. 939-941 AD   Description: Hiberno-Norse (Northumbria). Anlaf Guthfrithsson. 939-941. Silver Penny (21mm, 1.41g). Eoferwic (York) mint; Ingelgar, moneyer. The type is closely related in both style and artistic accomplishment to the popular and very rare floral issue of Edward the Elder (SCBC 1078) struck by Heremod at the northwestern mint of Chester. References: CTCE…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Silver Penny Long Cross Type. Sihtric king of Dublin, Godwine of Winchester (rare CONUNC issue). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase I, Class B – Long Cross type (GODWINE of Winchester) – Old Norse CUNUNC issue

Date: c. 1000-1010 Description: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny in the name of ‘Sihtric, King of Dublin’, Silver Penny in imitation of the English, Aethelred II Long Cross type. This coin is unusual insofar as the obverse legend uses the Old Norse word ‘CONUNC’ (king). Most of Sihtric’s other silver pennies bear the legend ‘REX’…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class D – Small Cross Type, Silver Penny, Obv. Sihtric of Dublin, +SIHTRC REX DIFFHDI Rev. +:DGDΘΛN Θ LVNDR (Dgdoan of London). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class D – Small Cross Type) in the name of Sihtric / Moneyer DGDOAN (of London)

Date: c. 1011-1016   Description: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase 1, Class D (Small Cross type). Struck for Sihtric (Silkenbeard) Anlafsson. London mint, Moneyer: Dgdoan Diamter: 20 mm Weight: 1.30 g References: SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 47 (same dies); SCBC 6118 Nearly Extremely Fine (nEF) A few minor peck marks Very rare Obverse: Diademed and draped bust left…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class B (Sihtric Anlafsson), 1.51g, Obv. + SIHTRC REX DУFLNMΘ, draped bust left; pellet behind. Rev. ΘS GVN MΩΘ LINΘ (Osgun of Lincoln). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase I, Class B – Long Cross type (OSGUN of Lincoln)

Date: c. 1000-1010     Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny in the name of ‘Sihtric, King of Dublin’, Silver Penny in imitation of the English, Aethelred II Long Cross type. Diameter: 19 mm Weight: 1.51g Good VF, toned, quite a few peck marks (indicating substantial usage) Minor flan waviness (possibly tested by bending) Extremely rare…

1840 Bank of Ireland One Pound, Type 3, issued on 3 March 1840, S/N: B/A 62319, Dublin only. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Early Irish Banknotes: 1840 Bank of Ireland (Eighth Issue) One Pound note (Type 3) – Dublin

Date: 1838-1842 Description: A Bank of Ireland One Pound note (Eighth Issue), Type 3 Issued on 3rd March 1840 Serial Number: B/A 62319 Obverse: The £1 note of this 8th issue of the Bank of Ireland series features This note is part of the new series issued from 1838, depicting statues of Hibernia at left…

Bank of Ireland One Pound, Eighth Issue, Type 2, dated 7 May 1838, Dublin and Westport, SN: A/G 51541, signature of A. Brett. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Early Irish Banknotes: 1838 Bank of Ireland (Eighth Issue) One Pound note (Type 2) – Dublin & Westport

Date: 1838-1842 Description: A Bank of Ireland One Pound note (Eighth Issue), Type 2 Issued on 7th May 1838 Serial Number: A/G 51541 Signed by: A. Brett Obverse: The £1 note of this 8th issue of the Bank of Ireland series features This note is part of the new series issued from 1838, depicting statues…

GUNMONEY: THE EMERGENCY COINAGE OF 1689-1691 FOR THE IRISH CAMPAIGN OF JAMES II. by Philip Timmins. Published by: The Numismatic Society of Ireland (2017)

Book Review: Gunmoney (The Emergency Coinage of 1689-1691 for the Irish Campaign of James II)

Introduction: I don’t usually review books on Irish coinage but this one is an exceptional piece of work by Philip Timmins – one of Ireland’s leading experts on James II’s Gunmoney. There has, for many decades, been a lack of any indepth reference on this extensive series of fiat coinage and this book is, in…