Confederate Catholics crown. 24.57 g. (Rebel Money). Large cross (thin), large V, small S above. S 6558, DF 313, KM 66

Irish Coin Daily: Confederate Catholic Crown (Rebel Money). Large cross (thin), large V, small ‘S’ above

Date: 1642-43   Description: Rebel Money Crown; issued (from silver plate) by the Catholic Confederacy of Kilkenny from 1642-43 due to currency shortages. A large cross, vestiges of a beaded edge. A large V, small ‘serifed’ S above. Weight: 24.57 g References: S 6558; DF 313; KM 66 Well-struck on a slightly smaller flan than…

Confederate Catholics crown. 23.34 g. 44 mm. (Rebel Money). Large cross, large V, small S above; large pellet below the S.

Irish Coin Daily: Confederate Catholic Crown (Rebel Money). Large cross (thick), large V, small S above; large pellet below the S

Date: 1642-43 Description: Rebel Money Crown; issued (from silver plate) by the Catholic Confederacy of Kilkenny from 1642-43 due to currency shortages. A large cross, vestiges of a beaded edge. A large V, small S above; large pellet below the S. Diameter: c. 44 mm (partial flan) Weight: 23.34 g References: S. 6558; D&F 313…

Ormonde Money, Crown, lozenge stop (within quatrefoil) between C and R, stylised S on reverse, 29.13g (S 6544, DF 291). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Ormonde Money, Crown, lozenge stop (within quatrefoil) between C and R, large, stylised S on reverse

Date: 1643-44 Description: Ormonde Money, Crown. Weight: 29.13 g References: S 6544; DF 291. Well-struck on a full flan Very Fine (VF) Rare Obverse: Crowned C·R (for Charles Rex) within a double circle Lozenge within a quatrefoil separating the C and R Reverse: Roman numeral V (denoting 5 Shillings) within a double circle Stylised ‘S’…

Inchiquin Money, First issue, Crown, irregular flan stamped 19dwt: 8gr within beaded and wire-line border, 29.49g (S 6532; DF 274; KM. 41). About very fine, very rare

Irish Coin Daily: Inchiquin Money, First issue, Crown (Type 2)

Date: c. 1642   Description: Inchiquin Money, First issue, Crown, irregular flan, 29.49g (S 6532; DF 274; KM. 41) About Very Fine (aVF) or better for issue Very rare Obverse: Irregular flan stamped 19dwt: 8gr within beaded and wire-line border (Type 2)     Reverse:  Irregular flan stamped 19dwt: 8gr within double beaded and wire-line border (Type…

Inchiquin Money, First issue, Crown, irregular flan stamped 19dwt: 8gr within double beaded border, 29.62g (S 6532; DF 273; KM. 41). Very fine or better for issue, toned, very rare

Irish Coin Daily: Inchiquin Money, First issue, Crown (Type 1)

Date: c. 1642 Description: Inchiquin Money, First issue, Crown, irregular flan, 29.62g (S 6532; DF 273; KM. 41). Very fine or better for issue Toned Very rare Obverse: irregular flan stamped 19dwt: 8gr within double beaded border (Type 1)     Reverse: irregular flan stamped 19dwt: 8gr within double beaded border (Type 1) Country: Ireland…

Charles I (1625-1649), Confederate Catholics, ‘Rebel Money’, Crown, mm. pellet

O’Brien Rare Coin Review: Confederate Catholic Coinage of 1642-43 (Kilkenny/Rebel Money)

Introduction In the older literature, these coins are referred to as ‘Kilkenny Money’ but are now, more properly referred to as ‘Confederated Catholic Coinage’ or ‘Rebel Money.’ There are two opinions re who actually these enigmatic coins – one thinks they might have been minted by the Catholic Confederacy in Kilkenny from as early as September 1642…