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…

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…

Confederate Catholics crown. 24.57 g. (Rebel Money). Large cross (thin), large V, small S above. S 6558, DF 313, KM 66

Irish Coin Daily: Confederate Catholic Crown (Rebel Money). Large cross (thin), large V, small ‘S’ above

Date: 1642-43   Description: Rebel Money Crown; issued (from silver plate) by the Catholic Confederacy of Kilkenny from 1642-43 due to currency shortages. A large cross, vestiges of a beaded edge. A large V, small ‘serifed’ S above. Weight: 24.57 g References: S 6558; DF 313; KM 66 Well-struck on a slightly smaller flan than…

Confederate Catholics crown. 23.34 g. 44 mm. (Rebel Money). Large cross, large V, small S above; large pellet below the S.

Irish Coin Daily: Confederate Catholic Crown (Rebel Money). Large cross (thick), large V, small S above; large pellet below the S

Date: 1642-43 Description: Rebel Money Crown; issued (from silver plate) by the Catholic Confederacy of Kilkenny from 1642-43 due to currency shortages. A large cross, vestiges of a beaded edge. A large V, small S above; large pellet below the S. Diameter: c. 44 mm (partial flan) Weight: 23.34 g References: S. 6558; D&F 313…

Ormonde Money, Groat, small lozenge between CR, tall, thin numerals and medium 'D' on reverse

Irish Coin Daily: Ormonde Money, Groat, small lozenge between CR, tall, thin numerals and medium ‘D’ on reverse

Date: 1643-44 Description: Ormonde Money Groat, small lozenge between CR; with tall, thin numerals and medium-sized ‘D’ on the reverse. Weight: 1.73 g References: S. 6548. D&F 304 Well-struck on a partial flan. Lots of wear & tear, plus a few knocks – suggesting substantial circulation. Despite the substantial wear and damage, this coin is…