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:…

Edward I, Silver Penny, second coinage, type Ib, Waterford mint, crowned bust with trefoil of pellets below within triangle, rev long cross pattée, 1.26g (DF64, S6249)

Irish Coin Daily: Edward I, Second coinage, Penny, Waterford, type Ib

Date: c. 1280-83 Description: Edward I’s Second Coinage, Silver Penny, Class 1b (Pellet before EDW in obverse legend). Waterford mint Weight: 1.26g References: (DF 64, S 6249) Toned, some die clash evident, otherwise very fine (VF) Obverse: Crowned, facing bust of Edward I, with trefoil of pellets below within triangle, legend surrounding, pellet at start…

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…

Ireland - Elizabeth I, Copper Penny dated 1601 mm. trefoil, 1.71g (S 6510, DF 255). Fine

Irish Coin Daily: Elizabeth I, Third issue, Copper Penny, 1601, mm. Trefoil

Date: 1601 Description: Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Third issue, copper Penny, dated 1602. The reason for this coinage was to deny good silver to the rebels in the north of Ireland so they would not have anything with which to buy arms from abroad. The idea was to flood Ireland with base money and get everything…

The Irish Coinages of Elizabeth I - three different issues / six different denominations

O’Brien Coin Guide: An Introduction to the Irish Coinages of Elizabeth I

Introduction: The Elizabethan series of Anglo-Irish coinage is a somewhat neglected space in terms of numismatic research since many of her issues were relatively small and their survival rate poor. As such, the availability of suitable study material is limited. The British Museum’s holdings are relatively modest The National Museum of Ireland only has a…

Elizabeth I, Third issue, Copper Penny, 1602, mm. martlet, 1.68g (S 6510a, DF 256)

Irish Coin Daily: Elizabeth I, Third issue, Copper Penny, 1602, mm. Martlet

Date: 1602 Description: Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Third issue, copper Penny, dated 1602. The reason for this coinage was to deny good silver to the rebels in the north of Ireland so they would not have anything with which to buy arms from abroad. The idea was to flood Ireland with base money and get everything…