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), 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…

2017 Jonathan Swift & Gulliver's Travels €15 silver proof coin.

Irish Coin Daily: 2017 €15 silver Commemorative Proof (Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels)

Date: 2017 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date:  30th November 2017 Issue Limit: 2,000 pieces Designer: Sebastian Mikolajczak (Poland) The Proof quality coin is produced in Germany by the Mayer Mint GmbH on behalf of the Central Bank of Ireland Quality: Proof strike Sterling Silver 0.925 fine Weight: 28.28 g  Diameter: 38.61…

2017 Dublin’s Ha’Penny Bridge €10 silver proof commemorative coin.

Irish Coin Daily: 2017 €10 silver Commemorative Proof (Dublin’s Ha’penny Bridge)

Date: 2017 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date:  5th October 2017 Issue Limit: 4,000 pieces Designer:  Antonella Naplione (Italy) An open competition was held for coin designs on this theme and the winning design by Antonella Napolione depicts the iconic Ha’Penny Bridge from the perspective of a pedestrian crossing its distinctive archway.…

2018 Bram Stoker’s Dracula €15 silver proof coin (Limited edition, boxed)

Irish Coin Daily: 2018 €15 silver Commemorative Proof (Bram Stoker & Dracula)

  Date: 2018 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date: 26th October 2018 Coin launched by Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Sharon Donnery at Glasnevin Cemetery where she presented the coin to the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe Ms Donnery said: “Bram Stoker created one of the most iconic characters…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle

Date: c. 1130-1150 Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII, Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle. Weight: 0.62 g References: O’S. 73; DF. 34; S.6199 Very Fine (VF) An unusually good example of this extremely rare bracteate Very rare Obverse: Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle…