Hiberno-Norse c 1065-1095 Penny Phase V coinage, Crude bust right, derivative of Edward the Confessor small flan type. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase V Silver Penny (Crude bust right, derivative of Edward the Confessor small flan type)

Date: c. 1065 – 1095 Description: Hiberno-Norse coinage, silver penny, Phase V coinage – Crude bust right, derivative of Edward the Confessor small flan type. Toned good very fine (gVF) Extremely RARE Obverse: Crude bust right, derivative of Edward the Confessor Blundered and illegible legend around Reverse: Bow cross, large pellets in angles Blundered and illegible…

Hiberno-Norse coinage, c. 1065 - 1095, Penny, Dublin, Phase V, Facing bust, birds type

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase V – Facing bust + birds type

Date: c. 1065 – 1095 Description: Hiberno-Norse coinage, silver penny, Dublin, Phase V coinage. Obverse: Bearded, helmeted facing-bust Blundered and illegible legend around Reverse: Bird symbols Blundered and illegible legend around. Country: Ireland Category: Hiberno-Norse Phase 5 Hammered    Further Reading: O’Brien Coin Guide: Anglo-Saxon Coins & Their Links to Ireland O’Brien Coin Guide: Who Introduced Anglo-Saxon…

1937-51 GB & Northern Ireland bronze penny (George VI)

O’Brien Coin Guide: GB & Northern Ireland Bronze Pennies of George VI

Background: George VI’s reign included the economically disastrous Word War II which culminated in his overseeing the dismantling of the British Empire to the point where it had to be transformed into a weaker / less cohesive British Commonwealth. The biggest loss was the independence and breakup of India into three nation states – India,…