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…

2019 Ireland - Gold Proof €100 coin - Centenary of the First Dáil Éireann

Irish Coin Daily: 2019 €100 gold Commemorative Proof (Centenary of the First Dáil Éireann)

Date: 2019 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date: 7th February 2019 The coin issue date was announced by Philip R. Lane (Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland) at the Mansion House on 16 January, as he launched the €2 circulating coin. Issue Limit: 1,000 pieces Designer: Emmet Mullins (Ireland) Quality: Proof…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase VI silver penny - Crude draped bust left, crozier before, quatrefoil behind; Long cross, pellet within annulet at centre, sceptre and pellet in opposing quarters

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase VI – Crude draped bust left / Voided long cross, pellet within annulet at centre

Date: c. 1095/1100-1150   Description: Hiberno-Scandinavian period, Phase VI, Penny. Class A, Type 1c – degraded imitation of the Long Cross type of Æthelred II, crook before left-facing bust and quatrefoil behind. Long cross with pellet within annulet at centre, sceptres and pellets in opposing quarters. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. Diameter: 18 mm Weight: …

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Long Cross type similar to Manx imitations of Faeremin of Dublin. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny – similar to Hiberno-Manx imitations

Date: c. 1015-1035 Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Dublin mint signature + blundered name of Faeremin (moneyer of Dublin) – similar to Hiberno-Manx imitations of Feremin of Dublin See O’Brien Coin Guide: Introduction to the Hiberno-Manx Coinages of the mid-11th Century Toned, good very fine (gVF) Scratches on reverse Rare References: S.6125 Obverse: Draped bust…

Hiberno-Norse. AR Bracteate, ca. 1110-1150. Cross over quatrefoil, pellet in each angle, "legend" of "I's" around. S.6202G. Small edge chip from contemporary mount breaking off. Very Fine and Very rare.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross over quatrefoil, pellet in each angle

Date: c. 1130-1150   Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII, Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross over quatrefoil, pellet in each angle, “legend” of “I’s” around References: S.6202G Small edge chip from contemporary mount breaking off. Very Fine (VF) Very rare Obverse: Cross over quatrefoil, pellet in each angle Pseudo-legend of “I’s” around Reverse: Brockage image of Obverse…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, c.1065-1095, Penny, 1.00g, group G/b, degraded facing crowned bust with large annulets at sides, most likely derived from the Two Stars type of William I (but equally possibly also from Henry I Annulets type- BMC1)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase V, Class B, Silver Penny, Degraded facing crowned bust with large annulets at sides – Two Stars type of William I (or Henry I Annulets type)

Date: c. 1075-80   Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B, Silver Penny. Degraded facing crowned bust with large annulets at sides, most likely derived from the Two Stars type of William I (but equally possibly also from Henry I Annulets type- BMC1) Weight: 1.00 g References: see SCBI Ulster 344-5; SCBI British Museum, 209-10…