Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver) Groat, dated 1561. Crowned bust to left / Three Harps posed on crowned shield, date either side

Irish Coin Daily: Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver, 1561) Groat, dated 1561

Date: 1561 Description: Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver) Groat, dated 1561. Crowned bust to left / Three Harps posed on crowned shield, date either side. Mintmark: Harp (Dublin mint). Obverse legend reads “RE” (instead of REG) Weight: 1.45 g Fine Silver: 0.916 fine References: D&F 251; S. 6506 Well struck on a broad…

Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver, 1561) Shilling, dated 1561. Crowned bust to left / Three Harps posed on crowned shield

Irish Coin Daily: Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver, 1561) Shilling, dated 1561

Date: 1561 Description: Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver) Shilling, dated 1561. Crowned bust to left / Three Harps posed on crowned shield, date either side. Mintmark: Harp (Dublin mint). Diameter: 29 mm Weight: 4.65 g Fine Silver: 0.916 fine References: D&F 248;  S. 6505 Well struck on a broad flan and with good legends.…

Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, 9dwt 16gr within double beaded border, 14.77g (Bull 3; S 6533; DF 276; KM. 40).

Irish Coin Daily: Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, 9dwt: 16gr. Type 3 – Double-Beaded Border (Thin numerals)

Date: 1642 Description: Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, irregular flan stamped 9dwt: 16gr within small & large (double) beaded border. Weight: 14.77 g References: Bull 3; S 6533; DF 276; KM 40 Obverse: An irregular flan stamped 9dwt: 16gr within a double circle Inner circle: small beads Outer circle: larger beads Thin numerals Reverse: An…

Hiberno-Norse. Phase I (Sihtric Anlafsson). Circa 995/7-1020. AR Penny (18mm, 1.01 g, 6h). Imitating Æthelred II Helmet type. Dublin mint; Færemin, moneyer. Struck circa 1004-1010. + ÆÐELRÆD RE+ Λ(NG)L•, bust left wearing armor and radiate helmet / + FÆ NEM NMΘ ÐУHI, voided long cross, with pellet in centre and triple crescent ends, over square with trefoil at each point. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class C – Helmet Type) in the name of Æthelred II / Moneyer: Faeremin (of Dublin)

Date: c. 1009-1011   Description: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase 1, Class C (Imitating Æthelred II Helmet type). Struck in the name of Æthelred II. Dublin mint signature, Moneyer: Faeremin Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 1.01 g References: Blackburn, Hiberno -; SCBI 8 (BM), 39 var. (legends); O’S -; D&F 15; SCBC 6113 Near Extremely Fine (nEF),…

Richard III, Three Crowns coinage (First issue, 1483-1485) Silver Groat (Dublin mint). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Richard III, Second Issue – ‘Three Crowns’ coinage (1483-1485) Silver Groat (Dublin mint)

Date: c. 1483-85 Description: Richard III (1483-1485) Silver Groat – Second Issue – ‘Three Crowns’ coinage. Dublin mint. Struck 1483-1485. This coin is the second type of Richard III and is interpreted as an implementation of Edward IV’s final coinage act of 1483. Diameter: 22 mm Weight: 1.73 g Near Very Fine (nVF). Toned. Very…

Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer FAEREMIN) Draped bust left, cross pattée behind neck with two pellets above, 1.37g. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

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

Date: c. 1020-1035 Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Færemin (Moneyer of Dublin) – the most common moneyer of this phase. Weight: 1.37 g Diameter: 18mm Near Extremely Fine (nEF) A bold and attractive example of this variety References: SCBI Hiberno-Norse 64-66 var. (no pellets behind bust…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class E, silver penny imitating Cnut's Quatrefoil, bust left, sihtric, rev feineimodyf, 1.03g. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny (Phase I, Class E – Quatrefoil Type) / Moneyer: FAEREMIN of Dublin

Date: c. 1016-1020 Hiberno-Norse. Phase I, Class E silver penny, c.995-1020, imitating the Quatrefoil type of Cnut, in the name of Sihtric (Silkenbeard) Anlafsson, with a Dublin mint signature. Also known as: Sihtric, Sitric and Sitrick in Irish texts Sigtryg and Sigtryggr in Scandinavian texts Of around twenty known Irish Quatrefoil copies (ten are recorded in SCBI), four…