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.…

2019 Ireland - Gold Proof €100 coin - Centenary of the First Dáil Éireann

Irish Coin Daily: 2019 €100 gold Commemorative Proof (Centenary of the First Dáil Éireann)

Date: 2019 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date: 7th February 2019 The coin issue date was announced by Philip R. Lane (Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland) at the Mansion House on 16 January, as he launched the €2 circulating coin. Issue Limit: 1,000 pieces Designer: Emmet Mullins (Ireland) Quality: Proof…

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…

Gold Ring Money - Penannular ring (cable type) tapering to plain ends (c. 1300-100 BC), 4.62 - allegedly found in Co Wicklow

Irish Coin Daily: Gold Ring Money – Penannular ring (cable type) tapering to plain ends. Late Bronze Age

Date: c. 1100 BC – 800/700 BC Description: Gold Ring Money – Penannular ring (cable type) tapering to plain ends. Late Bronze Age. Dated at c. 1300-100 BC) by Spink Weight: 4.62g. Very fine (VF) Very rare Provenance: Spink 5 July 1982, ex-Mallinson collection Reported to have been found in Co Wicklow Dating Gold Ring…