Henry VII, Late Portrait issue Groat, (1485-1509) Dublin, type IIc, open crown, saltires on tressure, SIVI TAS DBV LNE, 1.72g (S 6460, DF 198) aVF

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

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Groat, (1485-1509) Dublin, type IIc, open crown, saltires on tressure, SIVI TAS DBV LNE Weight: 1.72g Struck off-centre on a poorly shaped flan Otherwise almost Very Fine (aVF) A rare variety References: S 6460; DF 198 Obverse: Facing bust, open crown, saltires on tressure Legend: mostly…

Hiberno-Norse Phase II, Class B, penny Sihtric, ZHITR · C RE + DY, oval eye, pellet in front, cross pommée behind, wishbone ornament on neck, Faeremin

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (moneyer: Faeremin) – Pellet in front of bust + wishbone on neck

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny in the name of Sihtric, King of Dublin. Dublin mint signature, moneyer: Færemin. Weight: 1.32 g References: Dolley A3/c; Roth, pl. iii, 52 SCBI BM 70ff; SCBI Ulster 96; Lane 35ff; S 6125; DF 23 Well struck, with an excellent portrait showing an unusual variety of…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase I, Class B Penny, obv. AETHELRED REX AIGMNO, rev. long cross, FAEREMIN M·O DYFLI, 1.59g (SCBI BM 31-2, S 6106, DF 11)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny, Aethelred of England (moneyer: FAEREMIN of Dublin)

Date: c. 995-1015 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase I Penny. Dublin mint, moneyer: Færemin. Weight: 1.59 g References: SCBI BM 31-2; S 6106; DF 11 Well-struck on a neat round flan, about extremely fine (aEF) Slightly creased, but overall design is of a high grade and scarce Obverse: Draped bust left with one pellet behind neck…

Hiberno-Norse Phase II silver penny, Dublin mint +Faeremin moneyer. cross pattee behind neck + two pellets in front

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (moneyer: Faeremin) – Two pellets in front of bust

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse. Phase II Penny. Dublin mint, moneyer: Færemin. Weight: 1.34 g References: S.6125, DF 23 Moderately struck on a flan of good metal Nice light-iridescent tone Obverse: Draped bust left with two pellets before, cross patteé behind neck Badly blundered legend: +  HИTRI REX ИFDIH (may translate as “Sihtric, King…

Edward I, second coinage, Dublin Halfenny, type 1c, 0.63g, (S.6252), crowned facing bust within triangle. lightly rough surfaces, otherwise fine

Irish Coin Daily: Edward I, Second coinage, Halfpenny, Dublin mint, Type 1c (Lombardic ‘n’)

Date: c. 1280-83 Description: Edward I’s Second Coinage, Silver Halfpenny, Dublin mint, Class 1c (Lombardic ‘n’ in reverse legend) Weight: 0.37g References: (S 6248) Some areas of weakness on portrait Toned, fine (F) Obverse: Crowned, facing bust of Edward I, with trefoil of pellets below within triangle, legend surrounding. Pellets before and after EDWR in…

Edward I, second coinage, Dublin Penny, type 1c, 1.40g, crowned facing bust within triangle, rev. long cross with trefoils of three pellets in each angle (S.6248)

Irish Coin Daily: Edward I, Second coinage, Penny, Dublin mint, type Ic (Lombardic ‘n’)

Date: c. 1280-83 Description: Edward I’s Second Coinage, Silver Penny, Dublin mint, Class 1c (Lombardic ‘n’ in reverse legend) Weight: 1.40g References: (S 6248) Some areas of weakness on portrait Toned, fine (F) Obverse: Crowned, facing bust of Edward I, with trefoil of pellets below within triangle, legend surrounding. No pellets before and after EDWR…

Edward I, Penny, second coinage, type 1a, Dublin, 1.37g, crowned facing bust within triangle, rev. long cross with trefoils of three pellets in each angle (S.6246A)

Irish Coin Daily: Edward I, Second coinage, Penny, Dublin mint, type Ia

Date: c. 1280-83 Description: Edward I’s Second Coinage, Silver Penny, Class 1a (No  punctuation in obverse legend). Dublin mint Weight: 1.37g References: (S 6246A) Obverse is slightly double struck Toned, very fine (VF) Obverse: Crowned, facing bust of Edward I, with trefoil of pellets below within triangle, legend surrounding. Legend: .EDWR.  ANGL.D  NS.hB Translates as:…

Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class D – Small Cross Type) in the name of Sihtric / Moneyer: Colbrand (of Dublin)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class D – Small Cross Type) in the name of Sihtric / Moneyer: Colbrand (of Dublin)

Date: c. 1011-1016 Description: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny in imitation of an Æthelred II Last Small Cross Penny, Phase 1, Class D (Small Cross type). Struck for Sihtric (Silkenbeard) Anlafsson. Dublin mint, Moneyer: Colbrand. Superb condition for a coin of this period and one of the best I have seen. Weight: 1.14 g References: cf. SCBI…

Second coinage, Halfpenny, Dublin, type Ib, Turgod, [TVR]GOD ON DWE, 0.78g/6h (S 6205; DF 39). Parts of legend flat, otherwise very fine and toned, rare

Irish Coin Daily: John (as Lord of Ireland) Second coinage, Halfpenny, Type 1b, Mint: Dublin, Moneyer: Turgod

Date: c. 1190-1199 Description: John (as Lord of Ireland) Second coinage, Halfpenny, Dublin, Type 1b. Mint: Dublin Moneyer: Turgod (a rare Dublin moneyer) Weight: 0.78g References: S 6205; DF 39 Parts of legend flat, otherwise very fine (VF) and toned Rare Obverse: Facing diademed head, legend around +IOHANNES DO Translates as “John Dominus” Reverse: Voided…

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…