John (as King, 1199-1216), REX Coinage, Silver Halfpenny, Limerick mint signature, Moneyer: Wace. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: King John’s Silver Halfpenny (Limerick Mint) Moneyer: Wace

Date: 1205-1211 Description: John (as King of Ireland), Silver Halfpenny, Limerick Mint signature (LI). Moneyer: Wace Weight: 0.70g Grade: Good Fine (gF) Rare References: S. 6232 D&F 51 Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding cruciform scepter; rosette to right; all within triangle  Legend: IOJ HN NE Reverse: Pinwheel (sun) within crescent moon; three stars around; all…

John (as Lord of Ireland), Third coinage, Halfpenny, Downpatrick, Tomas, CAPVT IOHANNIS, rev. THOMAS ON DVN. Extremely rare. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Prince John’s Silver Halfpenny (Third Coinage, Downpatrick Mint / Thomas)

Date: 1198-1199 Description: John (as Lord of Ireland), Silver Halfpenny, Third Coinage (Cross Pommée). Downpatrick Mint signature (DVN). Moneyer: Thomas. Weight: 0.72g Grade: Slightly off-centre, otherwise about very fine (aVF), An extremely rare mint References: S. 6219 Not listed in SCBI Ulster Not listed in Dowle & Finn Obverse: Facing, diademed head  Legend: CAPVT IOHANNIS…

An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Siult (Moneyer of Dublin). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: SIULT)

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Siult (Moneyer of Dublin). Diameter: 19mm Extremely fine (EF), pretty much as struck RARE in any grade, but extremely rare in this high grade References: S.6122 Obverse: Draped bust left; cross behind neck Legend: + YHTRE:…

An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Godric (Moneyer of Dublin). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: GODRIC)

Date: c. 1015-1035   Description: An Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Godric (Moneyer of Dublin). Diameter: 19mm Extremely fine (EF), pretty much as struck Extremely rare in such a high grade References: S.6122 Obverse: Draped bust left; poorly executed quatrefoil behind neck Legend: + SIHTRC: REX:…

Extremely rare Limerick Soviet Ten Shillings Note. Printed in Black & Red inks, on Cream paper. Signed by John Cronin (Chairman) and James Casey (Treasurer). Not numbered / likely not issued. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Limerick Soviet, Ten Shillings (10/- Black & Red, on Cream Paper)

Date: 1919 (April 15-27) Description: Extremely rare Limerick Soviet Ten Shillings Note Printed in Black & Red inks, on Cream paper. Signed by John Cronin (Chairman) and James Casey (Treasurer). Not numbered / likely not issued Notes: There are five Types of Limerick Soviet notes, as follows: A1. Signatures John Cronin, Chairman; James Casey, Treasurer.…

Extremely rare Limerick Soviet Five Shillings Note - Type A1. Printed in Black & Green inks, on Grey-blue paper. Signed by John Cronin (Chairman) and James Casey (Treasurer). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Limerick Soviet, Five Shillings (5/- Black & Green, on Grey-blue paper)

Date: 1919 (April 15-27) Description: Extremely rare Limerick Soviet Five Shillings Note – Type A1 Printed in Black & Green inks, on Grey-blue paper. Signed by John Cronin (Chairman) and James Casey (Treasurer). Notes: There are five Types of Limerick Soviet notes, as follows: A1. Signatures John Cronin, Chairman; James Casey, Treasurer. Notes Stamped and…

£100 ploughman, Bank of Ireland, One Hundred Pounds, specimen 1978 obverse. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

O’Brien Banknote Price Guide 2016: Ploughman £20, £50 and £100 notes (Specimens, Colour Trials & Proofs)

Withdrawal from Circulation: According to Central Bank of Ireland records, all £20, £50 and £100 ‘ploughman’ notes were successfully withdrawn from circulation, i.e. there are no ‘circulating’ examples left for collectors to collect. That said, the remaining £1, £5 and £10 ‘ploughman’ notes aren’t exactly common nowadays either – as per table below: Estimated Number…