John, as Lord of Ireland, 1190-98 (Third Coinage, Dominus + Cross Pommée Issue) Carrickfergus mint, Roberd, moneyer

Irish Coin Daily: John (as Lord of Ireland) Third coinage, Halfpenny, Mint: Carrickfergus, Moneyer: Roberd

Date: c. 1190-1199 Description: John (as Lord of Ireland) Third coinage, Halfpenny, Carrickfergus mint signature Mint: Carrickfergus Moneyer: Roberd Diameter: 15 mm Weight: 0.69 g References: Withers VI 1/a; O’S, Earliest 1; SCBC 6214 Not a great coin to look at – chipped flan, plus weak strike. Almost Fine (aF) but, crucially, the King’s name…

Hiberno-Norse Phase II Penny, Worcester mint, Penny, 17mm, 0.69g. Obv. ИHRNΛR∂ ΛN REX I, rev. PVLFRIC ON PIRH MΘINI

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: Wulfric of Worcester) – Ш on neck, pellet-in-annulet behind neck

Date: c. 1018-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny. Dublin mint attributed to Sihtric, King of Dublin, moneyer: Wulfric of Worcester (Weorgoranceaster) with draped bust left, Ш on neck, pellet-in-annulet behind neck. Diameter: 17 mm Weight: 0.69 g  References: SCBI 8 (BM), 111 (same dies); SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 104 (same dies); SCBI 32 (Belfast), 115…

Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class B Long Cross Penny, 20mm 1.31g, Obv. SIHTRC RE+ ÐYFNI + Rev. + SIEL Θ ÐYF+LNIEIMIIV (O'S 3, Hilderbrand 72, SCBC 6103)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I (Long Cross) Silver Penny, in the name of Sihtric (Dublin mint / Moneyer: Siel)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class B Long Cross Penny, Imitating Long Cross type of Æthelred II. Dublin mint; Siel, moneyer. Struck circa AD 1000-1010. Diameter: 20 mm Weight: 1.31 g References: O’S Type 3; Hilderbrand 72; SCBI 8 (British Museum), 22 (same dies); SCBC 6103 Some very light porosity under attractive…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Dublin (Difilin), Phase II, blundered Sihtric of Dublin + moneyer Faeremin, wheel on neck, SCBI 32 (Ulster), 104-5, SCBC 6128

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (moneyer: Faeremin) – Wheel on neck

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny. Badly blundered legend but attributable to Sihtric, King of Dublin and his moneyer: Færemin at the Dublin mint. Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 1.06 g References: SCBI 32 (Ulster), 104-5; SCBC 6128 An unusual variant on a chipped flan, with an off-centre and blundered legend Obverse:…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class D Small Cross (Sithric), 1.39g, Moneyer Ælfrel (SCBI BM 50, S 6117)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class D – Small Cross), Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: ÆLFRELN of Dublin)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class D (Small Cross) Silver Penny. Dublin mint, moneyer: Ælfreln. Weight: 1.39 g References: SCBI BM 50, S 6117 Well-struck on a neat round flan, some die wear otherwise lightly toned and well centred. One peck mark on reverse Good VF (gVF) A scarce coin Obverse: Diademed…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class A CRUX (Sithric), 21mm, 1.64g, Obv. +ZITIR– DICLIИ MELO, Rev. +ΛZCETEL O– DIFLMC (O'S 1, Hildebrand 11, SCBC 6100)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class A – CRUX Type), Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: ASCETEL of Dublin)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class A Silver Penny. Dublin mint, moneyer: Ascetel. The bust is engraved in, what North describes as, a “Benediction Hand” style. This bust style is encountered on the very earliest coins struck in the Crux issue of Aethelred II, i.e. before the left facing bust was introduced.…

Hiberno-Norse Phase II Penny, Long Cross and three pellets on neck variety. Obv: +SIHTRC REX DYFLM, cross pattée behind neck. Rev: +FÆ REMI N M'Θ DYFL

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (moneyer: Faeremin) – Three pellets on neck

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny. Dublin mint attributed to Sihtric, King of Dublin, moneyer: Færemin. References: S.6122 A near-perfect example for the type, with no wear and very few detracting marks Excellent ‘eye appeal’ Highly lustrous, bright silver in colour, with a light champagne tone Obverse: Draped bust left with three…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class B, Penny, 1.10 g. + EDELRED REX ANGL bust left, large pellet behind + DP NGM AOL INIO. DF 13, S 6107. aVF

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I (Long Cross) Silver Penny, in the name of Aethelred (Dublin mint / Unknown moneyer)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase I, Class B Silver Penny. Dublin mint, moneyer: unknown. Weight: 1.10 g References: DF 13; Seaby 6107 Well-struck on a neat round flan, well circulated and quite worn, cracked flan, , otherwise almost Very Fine (aVF) Scarce Obverse: Draped bust left with large pellet behind neck Clear, legible…

Henry VII, Late portrait Halfgroat, type II, Dublin, facing bust with arched crown within fleured tressure, 0.86g (S 6466 cf DF 196). Nearly fine, extremely rare

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Half-Groat of Henry VII, Late Portrait Issue, Type II (Dublin Mint)

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Half-Groat, (1485-1509) Dublin, type II, facing bust with arched crown within fleured tressure Weight: 0.86g Struck off-centre on a poorly shaped flan Otherwise almost Fine (aF) An extremely rare Irish coin of Henry VII References: S 6466; cf DF 196 Obverse: Facing bust, with arched crown…

Henry VII, Late Portrait issue Groat, Dublin, type III, open flat crown, no tressure, rev. indented cross-ends, reads CIVITS, 1.66g (S 6464, DF 200). Good fine

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Groat of Henry VII, Late Portrait Issue, Type III (Dublin Mint)

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Groat, Dublin, type III, open ‘flat’ crown, no tressure Weight: 1.66g Well-centred strike on a good flan Worn and flattened in places, but overall Good Fine (gF) References: S 6464; DF 200 Obverse: Facing bust, open ‘flat’ crown, no tressure Legend: hENRIC + DEI GRA REX…