2017 Jonathan Swift & Gulliver's Travels €15 silver proof coin.

Irish Coin Daily: 2017 €15 silver Commemorative Proof (Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels)

Date: 2017 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date:  30th November 2017 Issue Limit: 2,000 pieces Designer: Sebastian Mikolajczak (Poland) The Proof quality coin is produced in Germany by the Mayer Mint GmbH on behalf of the Central Bank of Ireland Quality: Proof strike Sterling Silver 0.925 fine Weight: 28.28 g  Diameter: 38.61…

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,…

2017 Dublin’s Ha’Penny Bridge €10 silver proof commemorative coin.

Irish Coin Daily: 2017 €10 silver Commemorative Proof (Dublin’s Ha’penny Bridge)

Date: 2017 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date:  5th October 2017 Issue Limit: 4,000 pieces Designer:  Antonella Naplione (Italy) An open competition was held for coin designs on this theme and the winning design by Antonella Napolione depicts the iconic Ha’Penny Bridge from the perspective of a pedestrian crossing its distinctive archway.…

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:…

Irish Self Determination League counter-marked penny - a GB 1918 penny coin, die-stamped ISDL

Irish Coin Daily: Political Over-Strike “IDSL” on 1918 GB Penny (Irish Self Determination League of Great Britain)

Date: 1919-1924 Description: Between 1919 and 1924, some Irish Self Determination League member(s) took it upon themselves to deface British coins with a political over-strike. The base coins vary in date – this example pre-dates the organisation, therefore whoever did this simply picked coins out of circulation, de-faced them and put them back into circulation.…

Celtic Ring Money. Gaul. Uncertain Tribe. Quadrangular gold ring with abutments in each corner. c. 200 - 100 BC. 0.86 g, 14 mm

Irish Coin Daily: Celtic Ring Money – Gaul, Uncertain Tribe (Quadrangular gold ring with abutments in each corner)

Date: c. 200 – 100 BC Description: Ring Money – Gaul, Uncertain Tribe (Quadrangular gold ring with abutments in each corner), dating from 200 – 100 BC. Weight:  0.86 g Diameter: 14 mm   Further Reading: