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…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Long Cross type similar to Manx imitations of Faeremin of Dublin. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny – similar to Hiberno-Manx imitations

Date: c. 1015-1035 Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Dublin mint signature + blundered name of Faeremin (moneyer of Dublin) – similar to Hiberno-Manx imitations of Feremin of Dublin See O’Brien Coin Guide: Introduction to the Hiberno-Manx Coinages of the mid-11th Century Toned, good very fine (gVF) Scratches on reverse Rare References: S.6125 Obverse: Draped bust…

Hiberno-Norse. AR Bracteate, ca. 1110-1150. Cross over quatrefoil, pellet in each angle, "legend" of "I's" around. S.6202G. Small edge chip from contemporary mount breaking off. Very Fine and Very rare.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross over quatrefoil, pellet in each angle

Date: c. 1130-1150   Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII, Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross over quatrefoil, pellet in each angle, “legend” of “I’s” around References: S.6202G Small edge chip from contemporary mount breaking off. Very Fine (VF) Very rare Obverse: Cross over quatrefoil, pellet in each angle Pseudo-legend of “I’s” around Reverse: Brockage image of Obverse…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, c.1065-1095, Penny, 1.00g, group G/b, degraded facing crowned bust with large annulets at sides, most likely derived from the Two Stars type of William I (but equally possibly also from Henry I Annulets type- BMC1)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase V, Class B, Silver Penny, Degraded facing crowned bust with large annulets at sides – Two Stars type of William I (or Henry I Annulets type)

Date: c. 1075-80   Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B, Silver Penny. Degraded facing crowned bust with large annulets at sides, most likely derived from the Two Stars type of William I (but equally possibly also from Henry I Annulets type- BMC1) Weight: 1.00 g References: see SCBI Ulster 344-5; SCBI British Museum, 209-10…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, c.1065-1095, Penny, 0.84g, group F/o, crowned facing bust, sceptre either side, deriving from Two Sceptres type of William I, rev. cross fleury, pellets in angles, legends blundered ((cf. SCBI Ulster 347 (=Roth 206) and SCBI Copenhagen 281; Lindsay, Supp. p.1 3, 57: S.6170), pierced at seven o´clock, obverse double struck, reverse very fine, extremely rare

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase V, Class B, Silver Penny. Crowned facing bust, sceptre either side, deriving from Two Sceptres type of William I

Date: c. 1075-80   Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B, Silver Penny. Crowned facing bust, sceptre either side, deriving from Two Sceptres type of William I. Reverse: Cross fleury, pellets in angles Diameter: 16 mm Weight: 0.84 g References: cf. SCBI Ulster 347 (=Roth 206) and SCBI Copenhagen 281 Lindsay, Supp. p.1 3, 57:…