Dublin Money Halfcrown, irregular flan stamped with value within beaded border, 14.24g (S 6543, DF 287). Good fine, very rare

O’Brien Rare Coin Review: Charles I, Dublin money, Halfcrown, V.s within beaded and wire-line borders

Date: c. 1642 Description: Charles I ‘Dublin Money’ Halfcrown, Vs within beaded and wire-line borders. Weight: 14.24g References: S 6543, DF 287 Good fine (gF) Nicely toned A very rare ‘siege’ coin from the Great Rebellion in Ireland Obverse: Irregular octagonal flan cut from plate silver and stamped with a crude die. Denomination within a…

Charles I (1625-1649), Southern Cities of Refuge, Cork, Sixpence, 1647

O’Brien Rare Coin Review: Charles I, Cities of Refuge – Cork, Sixpence, 1647

Date: 1647 Description: Charles I, Cities of Refuge silver sixpence on an octagonal piece of silver plate. Weight: 2.06g References: S 6561A; DF 329 About Fine (F) Extremely rare Obverse: Crudely struck emergency coinage with the legend “CORK” centred between two circles (outer circle beaded, inner circle wired) with a small pellet below (between “O”…

Charles I (1625-1649), Dublin money, Crown, Vs within beaded and wire-line borders, 29.33g (S 6542; DF 286; KM. 54). Small dig on obverse, lightly scratched on reverse, otherwise nearly very fine and toned, very rare

O’Brien Rare Coin Review: Charles I, Dublin money, Crown, V.s within beaded and wire-line borders

Date: c. 1642 Description: Charles I (1625-1649), Dublin money, Crown, Vs within beaded and wire-line borders. Weight: 29.33g References: S 6542; DF 286; KM 54 Small dig on obverse, lightly scratched on reverse, otherwise nearly Very Fine (aVF) Nicely toned A very rare ‘siege’ coin from the Great Rebellion in Ireland Obverse: Irregular octagonal flan…

Charles I (1625-1649), Cork, Shilling, 1647, 4.35g/1h (S 6561; DF 328). Light scratch on reverse, otherwise good fine, extremely rare

O’Brien Rare Coin Review: Charles I, Cities of Refuge – Cork, Shilling, 1647

Date: 1647 Description: Charles I, Cities of Refuge Shilling on an octagonal piece of silver plate. Weight: 4.35g References: S 6561; DF 328 Light scratch on reverse, otherwise good Fine (gF) Extremely rare Obverse: Crudely struck emergency coinage with the legend “CORK” centred between two circles (outer circle beaded, inner circle wired) with a small…

James I (1603-1625), Second coinage, Shilling, mm. escallop, fourth bust, 4.63g/2h (S 6516; DF 261). Possibly smoothed in obverse fields, otherwise better than very fine

Irish Coin Daily: James I, Second coinage (4th Bust), Silver Shilling, mm. Escallop

Date: c. 1606-07 Description: James I (1603-1625), Second coinage (4th Bust), Silver Shilling, mm. Escallop Possibly smoothed in obverse fields, otherwise better than very fine (gVF) Weight: 4.63g References: S 6516; DF 261 Obverse: Crowned (fourth) bust of James I, facing right. The fourth bust can be quickly identified via the ‘plain shoulder’ and ‘ruff’…

James I, 1st Irish Coinage (1603-1604), 1st Bust (squared beard), Sixpence, 2.26g, mintmark Bell (DF. 260, S. 6513)

Irish Coin Daily: James I, 1st Irish Coinage (1603-1604), 1st Bust (squared beard), Sixpence, mint mark Bell

Date: 1603-04 Description: James I, 1st Irish Coinage (1603-1604), 1st Bust (squared beard), Sixpence, mint mark Bell. Weight: 2.26 g Good Very Fine  (gVF) Toned References: DF. 260, S. 6513 Obverse: Crowned (first) bust of James I, facing right. The first bust can be quickly identified via the ‘squared beard’ Legend: IACOBVS D G ANG…

James I, 2nd Irish Coinage (1605-1607), 3rd Bust (decorated shoulder) Silver Shilling, mint mark: Martlet (1605). DF. 261; S. 6515.

Irish Coin Daily: James I, 2nd Irish Coinage (1605-1607), 3rd Bust (decorated shoulder), Shilling, mintmark Martlet

Date: 1605 Description: James I, 2nd Irish Coinage (1605-1607), 3rd Bust (decorated shoulder), Shilling, 4.24g., mintmark Martlet. Nicely toned example, with some light scratches on the obverse. Weight: 4.24 g Very Fine  (VF) References: DF. 261, S. 6515 Obverse: Crowned (third) bust of James I, facing right. The third bust can be quickly identified via…

Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, 9dwt 16gr within double beaded border, 14.77g (Bull 3; S 6533; DF 276; KM. 40).

Irish Coin Daily: Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, 9dwt: 16gr. Type 3 – Double-Beaded Border (Thin numerals)

Date: 1642 Description: Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, irregular flan stamped 9dwt: 16gr within small & large (double) beaded border. Weight: 14.77 g References: Bull 3; S 6533; DF 276; KM 40 Obverse: An irregular flan stamped 9dwt: 16gr within a double circle Inner circle: small beads Outer circle: larger beads Thin numerals Reverse: An…

Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, 9dwt 16gr within beaded and wire-line borders, 14.85g (Bull 2 S 6533 DF 276-7 KM. 40)

Irish Coin Daily: Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, 9dwt: 16gr. Type 2 – Wire & Bead Border (Thick numerals)

Date: 1642 Description: Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, irregular flan stamped 9dwt: 16gr within a double circle – wire and beaded border. Type 2: Thick numerals. Weight: 14.85 g References: Bull 2;  S 6533;  DF 276-7;  KM. 40 Obverse: An irregular flan stamped 9dwt: 16gr within a double circle Inner circle: wire-line Outer circle: beaded…

Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, irregular flan stamped 9dwt: 16gr within beaded and wire-line borders, 14.31g (Bull 1; S 6533; DF 277a; KM. 40).

Irish Coin Daily: Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, 9dwt: 16gr. Type 1 – Wire & Bead Border (Thin numerals)

Date: 1642   Description: Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, irregular flan stamped 9dwt: 16gr within beaded and wire-line borders. Type 1: Wire & Bead borders (double circle) Weight: 14.31 g Better than Very Fine (gVF) Toned Very rare References: Bull 1; S 6533; DF 277a; KM. 40 Obverse: An irregular flan stamped 9dwt: 16gr within…