John, silver halfpenny (REX coinage), Dublin mint, Willem moneyer. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: King John’s REX Coinage, Silver Halfpenny, Dublin mint / Moneyer: Willem

Date: 1208/9-1216 Description: John as King of England & Ireland (REX coinage), silver halfpenny, Dublin Mint, Moneyer: Willem. References: SCBC 6231 Weight: 0.67 g Very fine (VF) Rare Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding cruciform scepter; rosette to right; all within triangle Legend: IOHA NNE SREX John, King Reverse: Pinwheel (sun) within crescent moon; three stars…

John, silver penny (REX coinage), Dublin mint, roberd moneyer. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: King John’s REX Coinage, Silver Penny, Dublin mint / Moneyer: Roberd

Date: 1208/9-1216 Description: King John silver penny, Dublin Mint, Roberd (moneyer) Weight: 1.25 g Good Fine (gF) Average condition for this relatively common coin References: S. 6228; D&F 50 Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding cruciform scepter; rosette to right; all within triangle Legend IOHA  NNES  REX John, King Reverse: Pinwheel (sun) within crescent moon; three…

John, silver halfpenny (REX coinage), Dublin mint, roberd moneyer. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: King John’s (REX) Coinage, Silver Halfpenny, Dublin Mint / Moneyer: Roberd

Date: 1208/9-1216   Description: King John’s Irish coinage, silver halfpenny. Dublin mint signature, with Roberd (moneyer) signature. Weight: 0.6 g Fine (F) Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding cruciform scepter; rosette to right; all within triangle Legend: IOH  ANN  ESRE John, King Reverse: Pinwheel (sun) within crescent moon; three stars around; all within triangle Three crosses…

John, silver farthing (REX coinage), Dublin mint, roberd moneyer. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: King John’s (REX) Coinage, Silver Farthing, Dublin Mint / Moneyer: Roberd

Date: 1208/9-1216 Description: King John’s Irish coinage, silver farthing. Dublin mint, with Roberd (moneyer) signature. Weight: 0.35 g Very fine (VF) Rare Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding cruciform scepter; rosette to right; all within triangle Legend: .IOH ANR EX John, King Reverse: Pinwheel (sun) within crescent moon Legend: RO  BE  RD Roberd   Country: Ireland Category:…

Ireland, Henry III silver penny (18mm, 1.37 g, 3h). Class Ia. Dublin mint, moneyer: Ricard, struck c. 1251-1254

Book Review: Henry III, Dublin Mint (Voided Long Cross 1251-54)

I don’t usually review books on Irish coinage but this one is an exception. Gerry Slevin, a native of Dublin, has just published the best book on Irish hammered coinage to date. It is filled with essential information, great photographs and a comprehensive set of legend and die variations. Gerry has previously published books on…