Henry III (1216-1272) Penny class 2c, Dublin, RICARD ON DIVE, three curls either side of head, pellet at base of sceptre head, 1.39g (S 6242, DF 58)

Irish Coin Daily: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 2c (Ricard of Dublin)

Date: c. 1251-1254 Description: Henry III silver penny, Dublin mint, Class 2c Weight: 1.39g References: S 6242; DF 58 Suberbly struck, albeit slightly off-centre, showing clear design details Almost Extremely Fine (aEF) Scarce Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding sceptre; cinquefoil to right, trefoil above Three curls to the side of the face (normally only 2) All…

Henry III Silver Penny (18mm, 1.49 g). Group Ib. Dublin mint, David, moneyer, crowned facing bust, holding scepter; cinquefoil to right

Irish Coin Daily: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 1a (Davi of Dublin)

Date: c. 1251-1254 Description: Henry III silver penny, Dublin mint, Class 1b Weight: 1.49g Diameter: 18mm Good Very Fine (gVF) References: S.6236, DF 54 Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding sceptre; cinquefoil to right All within a single triangle Legend: ЄNRI CVSR ЄXXII Translates as: Richard III, King Reverse: Voided long cross, with trefoil in each angle…

Henry III, silver Penny, Class IIa (no shoulders on bust), Dublin, Davi, DAVI ON DIVELI, 1.46g (S 6240)

Irish Coin Daily: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 2a (Davi of Dublin)

Date: c. 1251-1254 Description: Henry III silver penny, Dublin mint, Class 2a Weight: 1.46g Diameter: 18mm Good Very Fine (gVF) References: S.6240, DF 57 Obverse: Crowned facing bust / no shoulders, holding sceptre; cinquefoil to right All within a single triangle Legend: ЄNRI CVSR ЄXXII Translates as: Richard III, King Reverse: Voided long cross, with trefoil…

Henry III (1216-1272) Penny class 2a, Small or no shoulders on bust, moneyer Richard of Dublin, 1.32g (S 6240, DF 57) VF

Irish Coin Daily: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 2a (Ricard of Dublin)

Date: c. 1251-1254 Description: Henry III silver penny, Dublin mint, Class 2b Weight: 1.32g Diameter: 18mm Very Fine (VF) References: S.6240, DF 57 Obverse: Crowned facing bust / no shoulders, holding sceptre; cinquefoil to right All within a single triangle Legend: ЄNRI CVSR ЄXXII Translates as: Richard III, King Reverse: Voided long cross, with trefoil in…

Henry III (1216-1272), Penny, type IIb, Dublin, Ricard, band of crown jewelled with pellets, 1.39g (S 6241, DF –). Very fine or better, scarce

Irish Coin Daily: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 2b (Ricard of Dublin)

Date: c. 1251-1254 Description: Henry III silver penny, Dublin mint, Class 2b Weight: 1.39g Diameter: 18mm Very Fine (VF) A scarce variety References: S.6241, DF – Obverse: Crowned facing bust, jewelled/ornate crown, holding sceptre; cinquefoil to right All within a double triangle Legend: HЄR CVSR Є(_)X III Translates as: Richard III, King Reverse: Voided long cross,…

Henry III (1216-1272), Penny, type Ib, Dublin, Ricard, ricard on dive, 1.39g (S 6236, DF 54). Very fine

Irish Coin Daily: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 1b (Ricard of Dublin)

Date: c. 1251-1254   Description: Henry III silver penny, Dublin mint, Class 1b Weight: 1.39g Diameter: 18mm Very Fine (VF) References: S.6236, DF 54 Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding sceptre; cinquefoil to right; all within a single triangle Legend: (ЄNR)I CVS R ЄX III Translates as: Richard III, King Reverse: Voided long cross, with trefoil in…

Edward I (1272-1307), Fifth Irish coinage, Silver Halfpenny, Cork Mint. Obv legend EDWR ANGLD NSHYB. Rev legend CIVI TAS CORC ACIE. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Halfpenny of Edward I, 5th Coinage (Cork Mint)

Date: 1297-1302 Description: A rare Silver Half Penny of Cork in the name of Edward I. This piece is an example of his fifth coinage and was minted in Cork between the years 1297 and 1302. Edward’s mint in Cork closed in 1302. A well-struck example, showing well-defined legends (lettering) and portrait. Traces of silver…

Medieval banking had to overcome the dangers of the Usury Laws and the Italians did so by organising themselves into merchant banking societies, rather than acting as individual traders.

The Great Monetary Crisis of 13th C Europe and its effect on the Norman Colony in Ireland

Introduction: Medieval history is often taught as a power struggle between nobles fighting for control of their inherited lands via a series of military campaigns, often ending in a decisive battle that has been portrayed within a 19th century ‘nationalist’ mindset. My own education, from what I can remember of primary school and the old…

Ireland. Henry III (1216-1272) AR Penny. Dublin, c. 1251-1254. Һ(ЄNR)I CVS R ЄX III, crowned facing bust, holding sceptre; cinquefoil to right; all within triangle / RIC (AR)D O(N D) IVЄ, voided long cross, with trefoil in each angle. SCBI 10, Belfast 438-64; S 6236. 1.41g, 18mm, 4h.

Irish Coin Daily: Henry III Silver Penny, Class 1a (Moneyer: Ricard of Dublin)

Date: c. 1251-1254 Description: Henry III silver penny, Dublin mint, Class 1a Weight: 1.41g Diameter: 18mm Very Fine (VF) References: S.6235, SCBI 10, Belfast Plate IX, 428-429. Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding sceptre; cinquefoil to right; all within a double triangle Legend: (ЄNR)I CVS R ЄX III Translates as: Richard III, King Reverse: Voided long cross,…

Ireland. John as lord of Ireland (1177-1199), AR Half-penny. Dublin, c. 1190-1198. +IOHANNES DO, facing diademed head / +TOMAS…VVE, voided cross potent. SCBI 10, Belfast, 231-74; S 6205. 0.71g, 14mm, 6h.

Irish Coin Daily: Prince John’s Silver Halfpenny (Second Coinage, Dublin Mint / Tomas)

Date: c. 1190-1199 Description: Ireland. John as Lord of Ireland (1177-1199), silver halfpenny. Halfpenny, second coinage (1190-99), Dublin mint, c. 1190-1199. SCBI 10, Belfast, 231-74; S 6205. 0.71g, 14mm, 6h. Very Fine (VF) Obverse: Facing diademed head, legend around +IOHANNES DO Translates as “John Dominus” Reverse: Voided cross potent, legend around +TOMAS…VVE Translates as “Tomas of…