Ireland token, Charles II (1649-1685), Dublin Corporation, Halfpenny, 1679, in silver, arms of Dublin, · the · dvblin · halfpennie ·, rev. crowned harp, · long · live · the · king ·, edge grained

Irish Coin Daily: Dublin Corporation Halfpenny (silver)

Date: 1679 Description: Country: Ireland Category: Charles II Token Notes: This token is interesting for a number of reasons: It was issued after the last proclamation of Charles II banning the use of such tokens. Prior to this issue, it was not uncommon for city mayors to issue tokens in their own name, though not…