James I Silver Irish Shilling, First coinage, First bust, Mintmark Bell, 4.27g 28.4mm, S.6512. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: James I, Silver Shilling, First Bust / First Irish Coinage – m.m. Bell (1603-4)

Date: 1603-04 Description: James I Silver Shilling, First coinage, struck at the Tower Mint, London. No date but the mint mark: Bell denotes the year 1603-04. This issue of Irish shillings were of good silver but, being only three-quarters of the weight of an English shilling, they were accepted as legal tender in England and…

IRELAND. JAMES I, 1603-1626. 2nd Coinage. Shilling, nd (1604-07). Mm rose. Obv: Crowned bust right. Rev: Crowned harp. 4.35 grams. S.6515 / DF 261. Fine to Very Fine.

Irish Coin Daily: James I, Silver Shilling, Third Bust / Second Irish Coinage – m.m. Rose (1605/6)

Date: c. 1605-06 Description: James I, 2nd Coinage. Irish Shilling, no date, but the mint mark: Rose denotes the year 1605-06. Struck at the Tower Mint, London. Weight: 4.35 grams. . Fine to Very Fine  (F / VF) References: S.6515 / DF 261 Obverse: Crowned (third) bust of James I, facing right. The third bust can be…