Edward IV (1461-1483), Light Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Drogheda, mm. pierced cross, nothing by neck, g on breast, rev. reads villa de drogheda, extra pellets in two quarters, annulets in others, 2.01g/3h (S 6341A; DF 134). Good very fine, attractively toned

Irish Coin Daily: Edward IV, Light Cross & Pellets coinage, Groat, Drogheda

Date: 1472-78 ? Description: Edward IV, Light Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Drogheda mint, m.m. pierced cross, crowned bust facing, nothing by neck, “G” on breast, rev. cross and pellets with extra pellets in two quarters, annulets in others. Good very fine, attractively toned. Weight: 2.01 g References: S 6341A; DF 134 Obverse: Facing bust,…

Edward IV Light Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Limerick, 1.97g (S 6343 DF 134)

Irish Coin Daily: Edward IV, Light Cross & Pellets coinage, Groat, Limerick, mm. cross on obverse / rose on reverse

Date: 1472-78 ? Description: Edward IV, Light Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Limerick mint, mm. cross on obverse + rose on reverse, l below bust, cinquefoils by neck and after TAS. A little clipped, otherwise very fine, dark-toned, rare. Weight: 1.97 g References: S 6343; DF 134 Obverse: Facing bust, “L” below bust, cinquefoils by…

Edward IV (1461-83), Groat, light 'cross and pellets' coinage, c.1473-78, Waterford, m.m. pierced cross double fitchy, 2.17g, crowned bust facing, G on breast, rev. cross and pellets with an additional saltire in the first and third quarter

Irish Coin Daily: Edward IV, Light Cross & Pellets coinage, Groat, Waterford, m.m. pierced cross double fitchy

Date: 1472-78 ? Description: Edward IV, Light Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Waterford mint, m.m. pierced cross double fitchy, crowned bust facing, G on breast, rev. cross and pellets with an additional saltire in the first and third quarter. Some peripheral striking softness, nonetheless toned, good fine or better for issue. Weight: 1.97 g References:…

Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver) Groat, dated 1561. Crowned bust to left / Three Harps posed on crowned shield, date either side

Irish Coin Daily: Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver, 1561) Groat, dated 1561

Date: 1561 Description: Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver) Groat, dated 1561. Crowned bust to left / Three Harps posed on crowned shield, date either side. Mintmark: Harp (Dublin mint). Obverse legend reads “RE” (instead of REG) Weight: 1.45 g Fine Silver: 0.916 fine References: D&F 251; S. 6506 Well struck on a broad…

Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver, 1561) Shilling, dated 1561. Crowned bust to left / Three Harps posed on crowned shield

Irish Coin Daily: Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver, 1561) Shilling, dated 1561

Date: 1561 Description: Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver) Shilling, dated 1561. Crowned bust to left / Three Harps posed on crowned shield, date either side. Mintmark: Harp (Dublin mint). Diameter: 29 mm Weight: 4.65 g Fine Silver: 0.916 fine References: D&F 248;  S. 6505 Well struck on a broad flan and with good legends.…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle

Date: c. 1130-1150 Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII, Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle. Weight: 0.62 g References: O’S. 73; DF. 34; S.6199 Very Fine (VF) An unusually good example of this extremely rare bracteate Very rare Obverse: Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle…

Philip and Mary, Shilling, dated 1555

Irish Coin Daily: Philip & Mary, Irish Silver Shilling of 1555, Mintmark Portcullis

Date: 1555   Description: Philip and Mary, Silver Shilling 1555, i.m. portcullis on reverse only, busts vis-à-vis under a crown, date below. This is a variety, with the obverse legend reading “RIGINA  AN” instead of the normal “REGINA . ANG:” Weight: 8.73 g Base coinage: 0.250 fine silver References: D&F 233;  S. 6500 Well struck…