Gold Ring Money - Penannular ring (plain type) c. 1200-100 BC, 3.98g, allegedly found in Co Clare in the 19th C

Irish Coin Daily: Gold Ring Money – Penannular ring (plain type). Late Bronze Age, Co Clare

Date: c. 1100 BC – 800/700 BC Description: Gold Ring Money – Penannular ring (plain type) c. 1200-100 BC, allegedly found in Co Clare at some time in the 19th C Weight: 3.98 g Provenance: Drabble collection, Glendining, 4 July 1939, lot 60 (part) Whyte (Dublin), 23 February 2001, lot 188 Dating Gold Ring Money:…

Gold Ring Money - Penannular ring of twisted form with blunt tapering terminals, late Bronze Age, 9.27g

Irish Coin Daily: Gold Ring Money – Penannular ring of twisted form with blunt tapering terminals, Late Bronze Age

Date: c. 1100 BC – 800/700 BC Description: Gold Ring Money – Penannular ring of twisted form with blunt tapering terminals, Late Bronze Age. Weight: 9.27 g References: cf. van Arsdell p. 61, 1-1; ABC p. 202) Extremely Fine (EF) Provenance: Ex Christie’s, 17 July 1990, lot 23 Dating Gold Ring Money: There is still…

Gold Ring Money - Solid band of gold possibly on a bronze core, flattened ends, ribbed decoration around, 13.2 g. Late Bronze Age

Irish Coin Daily: Gold Ring Money – Penannular band of gold (possibly on a bronze core), flattened ends, ribbed decoration around

Date: c. 1100 BC – 800/700 BC Description: Penannular band of gold possibly on a bronze core, flattened ends, ribbed decoration around. Weight: 13.2 g Dating Gold Ring Money: There is still much debate as to whether or not Gold Ring Money was actually used as money or not. Much of what we have in…

Gold Ring Money - Penannular ring, thick-walled hollow gold cylinder with ridged decoration at each end, carefully formed into an annular ring with small opening. 3.74g. Late Bronze Age, 700-500 BC

Irish Coin Daily: Gold Ring Money – Penannular ring, thick-walled hollow gold cylinder with ridged decoration at each end

Date: c. 700 – 500 BC Description: Gold Ring Money – Penannular ring, thick-walled hollow gold cylinder with ridged decoration at each end, carefully formed into an annular ring with small opening. Weight: 3.74 g Diameter: 24.02 mm Late Bronze Age, 700-500 BC ? Ex Michael Nellist collection Formerly in the Simon Camm collection Formerly…

Gold Ring Money - Small penannular ring consisting of gold foil, inlaid with electrum, wrapped around a copper alloy core

Irish Coin Daily: Gold Ring Money – Small penannular ring consisting of gold foil, inlaid with electrum, wrapped around a copper alloy core

Date: c. 1100 BC – 800/700 BC Description: Gold Ring Money – Small penannular ring consisting of gold foil, inlaid with electrum (a naturally-occurring alloy of gold and silver) wrapped around a copper alloy core. The inlay gives the ring a ‘banded’ appearance, though this has largely been worn away on the outside of the…

Gold Ring Money - Plain type, double band 7.88g

Irish Coin Daily: Gold Ring Money – Penannular (Plain type), double band of gold

Date: c. 1100 BC – 800/700 BC Description: Gold Ring Money – Plain type, double band, square cut at terminals Weight: 7.88g 12 mm. x 11 mm. by 7 mm. wide Dating Gold Ring Money: There is still much debate as to whether or not Gold Ring Money was actually used as money or not.…

Gold Ring Money - Penannular ring, twisted, ending in globules, late Bronze Age. (29 mm, 16.27 g)

Irish Coin Daily: Gold Ring Money – Penannular ring, twisted, ending in globules

Date: c. 1100 BC – 800/700 BC Description: Penannular ring, twisted, ending in globules. This is a particularly heavy example, made from a carefully twisted shaft of gold ending in two globules. Weight: 16.27 g Diameter: 29 mm Late Bronze Age (or early Iron Age) gold objects such as this one have been found in…