Hiberno-Norse, Phase V Penny - Draped bust left, with quatrefoil before & trefoil on neck. Short cross on reverse

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase V Penny – Draped bust left, with quatrefoil before & trefoil on neck. Short cross on reverse

Date: c. 1075-80 Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B Silver Penny. Draped bust left, with quatrefoil before & trefoil on neck. Short cross on reverse. Weight: 0.82g Wavy flan, but otherwise good Very Fine (gVF) Toned Extremely rare References: S. 6177 ??? Unlisted / unpublished type Obverse: Draped bust left, with quatrefoil before &…

Hiberno-Norse. Sihtric III Olafsson. 995-1036. AR Penny (19mm, 1.11 g, 6h). Phase I coinage, Short Cross type. Eoferwic (York) mint signature; ‘Arnthorr,’ moneyer. Struck circa 1010-1016. + ZIIITR F RE+ DΓLI, diademed and draped bust left / + ARNDORR M-O EOFR, short cross pattée. O'S –; SCBI –; D&F 19; SCBC 6118. VF, peck marks. Rare – unlisted ‘moneyer’ for type.

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

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. Eoferwic (York) mint signature. Moneyer: Arnthorr. Diameter: 19 mm Weight: 1.11 g References: O’S –; SCBI –; D&F 19; SCBC 6118 Very fine (VF) with a…

An Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B Silver Penny. Draped bust left with quatrefoil before. Voided short cross with annulet center and triple crescent ends. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. 19mm. 0.45g

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase V, Draped bust left, with quatrefoil before

Date: c. 1075-80 Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B Silver Penny. Draped bust left with quatrefoil before. Voided short cross with annulet center and triple crescent ends. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. Diameter: 19 mm Weight: 0.45g References: O’S -; SCBI 8 (BM) pl. B, Duane 19 var. (no quatrefoil); SCBC 6146 Fine, flan cracked…

Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase II, .77g, bare headed bust left, rev. IFI RNE NNO NHO, small pellet in all 4 angles, good VF (SCBI BM –, S 6122, DF 22)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (uncertain mint and moneyer)

Date: c. 1015-1035 Hiberno-Scandinavian period, Phase II, Long Cross Penny. Weight: 0.77g (very light for Phase II) Very fine (VF) Rare References: SCBI BM –; S 6122; DF 22 Obverse: Draped bust left; pellet on chin, wedge-shaped lips, two pellets on neck Legend: +IIII +IhCTRI +HDIC Badly blundered legend (for Phase II) but recognisable as…

Ireland Halfpenny John, Third 'Rex' Coinage Limerick mint moneyer Willem 0.47g (DF 51, Withers 1a S 6232)

Irish Coin Daily: John (as King of Ireland) Silver Halfpenny, Mint: Limerick, Moneyer: Willem

Date: c.1205-1211 Description: John as King England & Ireland, Silver Halfpenny Mint: Limerick Moneyer: Willem of Limerick Weight: 0.47g References: DF 51, Withers 1/a, S 6232 Dark tone, porous, almost very fine (aVF) Rare Obverse: Facing head of King in triangle with sun at each apex, with legend around +IOH ANN REX Translates as “John,…

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…

Dublin Money Halfcrown, irregular flan stamped with value within beaded border, 14.24g (S 6543, DF 287). Good fine, very rare

O’Brien Rare Coin Review: Charles I, Dublin money, Halfcrown, V.s within beaded and wire-line borders

Date: c. 1642 Description: Charles I ‘Dublin Money’ Halfcrown, Vs within beaded and wire-line borders. Weight: 14.24g References: S 6543, DF 287 Good fine (gF) Nicely toned A very rare ‘siege’ coin from the Great Rebellion in Ireland Obverse: Irregular octagonal flan cut from plate silver and stamped with a crude die. Denomination within a…

Charles I (1625-1649), Southern Cities of Refuge, Cork, Sixpence, 1647

O’Brien Rare Coin Review: Charles I, Cities of Refuge – Cork, Sixpence, 1647

Date: 1647 Description: Charles I, Cities of Refuge silver sixpence on an octagonal piece of silver plate. Weight: 2.06g References: S 6561A; DF 329 About Fine (F) Extremely rare Obverse: Crudely struck emergency coinage with the legend “CORK” centred between two circles (outer circle beaded, inner circle wired) with a small pellet below (between “O”…

Charles I (1625-1649), Dublin money, Crown, Vs within beaded and wire-line borders, 29.33g (S 6542; DF 286; KM. 54). Small dig on obverse, lightly scratched on reverse, otherwise nearly very fine and toned, very rare

O’Brien Rare Coin Review: Charles I, Dublin money, Crown, V.s within beaded and wire-line borders

Date: c. 1642 Description: Charles I (1625-1649), Dublin money, Crown, Vs within beaded and wire-line borders. Weight: 29.33g References: S 6542; DF 286; KM 54 Small dig on obverse, lightly scratched on reverse, otherwise nearly Very Fine (aVF) Nicely toned A very rare ‘siege’ coin from the Great Rebellion in Ireland Obverse: Irregular octagonal flan…