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

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

Date: c.1208/9-1216 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…

Hiberno-Norse, phase IV, 'scratched-die' coins, c.1060-65, Penny, 0.77g, bearded, helmeted bust facing, retrograde blundered legend, rev. blundered legned, voided long cross, symbols in angles (cf SCBI 8, 155-156; D.F. 27; S.6136), small chip, edge cracks, crease, a good example of this issue, very fine, rare

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase IV (’scratched die’) coinage, Class C, Type 1c, Facing Bust / triple-strand mustache

Date: c. 1055/60-1065/7 Description: Hiberno-Norse. temp. Murchad mac Diarmata. 1052-1070. Silver Penny (0.77 g). Phase IV coinage, Class C, Type 1 Facing bust with triple-stranded mustache and three pellets on chin, thought to have been imitative of contemporary English coins of Edward the Confessor. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer Struck circa 1055/60-1065/70. cf. SCBI 8, 155-156;…

Scandinavian imitation of a Hiberno-Norse imitation of Æthelred's Long Cross type, Lincoln, Authgrimr, +sisig rex aiglsio, draped bust right, rev. odgrim m'o lnco, 1.11g/10h (Blackburn Imitative Workshop 156-61, same obv. die [rev. die unlisted]; SCBI Helsinki 932, same obv. die; cf. S 1151). Small central perforation, otherwise very fine, excessively rare

Irish Coin Daily: Scandinavian imitation of an Hiberno-Norse, Phase I, Class B Long Cross Penny

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: A Scandinavian imitation of a Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class B Long Cross type (AD 995-1015), which was itself an imitation of Æthelred’s Long Cross type (AD 997-1003). It has a Lincoln mint moneyer’s signature (Authgrimr). The obverse is similar to one illustrated in Blackburn’s Imitative Workshop 156-61 but the reverse die…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class D Small Cross (Sithric, King of Dublin), 18mm 0.93g, Moneyer Leofwine of Chester (O’S -, D&F 19, SCBC 6118)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class D – Small Cross), Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: Leofwine of Chester)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class D (Small Cross) Silver Penny. Chester mint, moneyer: Leofwine. Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 0.69 g References: SCBI 32 (Belfast), 32 var. (legends); O’S -; D&F 19; SCBC 6118 Well-struck + well centred on a neat round flan, some die rust on obverse and a little porosity…

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

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

Date: c. 1199-1216 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…

John, as Lord of Ireland, 1190-98 (Third Coinage, Dominus + Cross Pommée Issue) Carrickfergus mint, Roberd, moneyer

Irish Coin Daily: John (as Lord of Ireland) Third coinage, Halfpenny, Mint: Carrickfergus, Moneyer: Roberd

Date: c. 1190-1199 Description: John (as Lord of Ireland) Third coinage, Halfpenny, Carrickfergus mint signature Mint: Carrickfergus Moneyer: Roberd Diameter: 15 mm Weight: 0.69 g References: Withers VI 1/a; O’S, Earliest 1; SCBC 6214 Not a great coin to look at – chipped flan, plus weak strike. Almost Fine (aF) but, crucially, the King’s name…

Henry III (1216-1272) Penny class 2d, Dublin, RICARD ON DIVE, Extra wide shoulders , 1.29g (S 6243)

Irish Coin Daily: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 2d (Ricard of Dublin)

Date: c. 1251-1254 Description: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 2d, Dublin, RICARD ON DIVE, Extra wide shoulders , 1.29g Weight: 1.29g References: S 62423 Nicely struck, well-centred on an almost round flan, showing clear design (wide shoulder) details. A little bit worn in places but a solid Very Fine (VF) grade Scarce Obverse: Crowned facing bust,…

Hiberno-Norse Phase II Penny, Worcester mint, Penny, 17mm, 0.69g. Obv. ИHRNΛR∂ ΛN REX I, rev. PVLFRIC ON PIRH MΘINI

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: Wulfric of Worcester) – Ш on neck, pellet-in-annulet behind neck

Date: c. 1018-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny. Dublin mint attributed to Sihtric, King of Dublin, moneyer: Wulfric of Worcester (Weorgoranceaster) with draped bust left, Ш on neck, pellet-in-annulet behind neck. Diameter: 17 mm Weight: 0.69 g  References: SCBI 8 (BM), 111 (same dies); SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 104 (same dies); SCBI 32 (Belfast), 115…

Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class B Long Cross Penny, 20mm 1.31g, Obv. SIHTRC RE+ ÐYFNI + Rev. + SIEL Θ ÐYF+LNIEIMIIV (O'S 3, Hilderbrand 72, SCBC 6103)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I (Long Cross) Silver Penny, in the name of Sihtric (Dublin mint / Moneyer: Siel)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class B Long Cross Penny, Imitating Long Cross type of Æthelred II. Dublin mint; Siel, moneyer. Struck circa AD 1000-1010. Diameter: 20 mm Weight: 1.31 g References: O’S Type 3; Hilderbrand 72; SCBI 8 (British Museum), 22 (same dies); SCBC 6103 Some very light porosity under attractive…