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…

Ormonde Money, Groat, small lozenge between CR, tall, thin numerals and medium 'D' on reverse

Irish Coin Daily: Ormonde Money, Groat, small lozenge between CR, tall, thin numerals and medium ‘D’ on reverse

Date: 1643-44 Description: Ormonde Money Groat, small lozenge between CR; with tall, thin numerals and medium-sized ‘D’ on the reverse. Weight: 1.73 g References: S. 6548. D&F 304 Well-struck on a partial flan. Lots of wear & tear, plus a few knocks – suggesting substantial circulation. Despite the substantial wear and damage, this coin is…

Ormonde Money, Groat, small lozenge between CR and small letters on obverse, thick numerals and large 'D' on reverse

Irish Coin Daily: Ormonde Money, Groat, small lozenge between CR and small letters on obverse, thick numerals and large ‘D’ on reverse

Date: 1643-44   Description: Ormonde Money, Groat, small lozenge between CR and small letters on obverse, tall numerals and medium D on reverse. Weight: 2.82 g References: S 6548 Well-struck on a generous, if somewhat irregular flan. Good Fine (gF) Obverse: Crowned C·R (for Charles Rex) within a double circle Small lozenge separates CR Small…

Ormonde Money, Groat, small lozenge between CR and small letters on obv., tall mark of value and medium d on rev., 1.66g/2h (S 6548; DF 305; KM. 58). Good fine. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Ormonde Money, Groat, small lozenge between CR and small letters on obverse, tall numerals and medium ‘D’ on reverse

Date: 1643-44 Description: Ormonde Money, Groat, small lozenge between CR and small letters on obverse, tall numerals and medium D on reverse. Weight: 1.66 g References: S 6548; DF 305; KM. 58 Well-struck on a full flan Good Fine (gF) Obverse: Crowned C·R (for Charles Rex) within a double circle Small lozenge separates CR Small…

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…

Edward IV, Heavy Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Cork, mm. not clear, large rosettes by neck, rev. civi tasc orca gie·, 2.24g (S 6316, DF 118ff). About F, extremely rare

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Groat of Edward IV, Heavy Portrait ‘Cross & Pellets’ coinage (Cork mint) 1465-66

  Date: c. 1465-66 Description: Edward IV, Heavy Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Cork Weight: 2.24g S. 6316; DF 118ff. About fine, the mint name clear, extremely rare Obverse: Crowned facing bust within tressure of arches, with inward facing lis on cusps, mm. not clear, large rosettes by neck + ЄDWΛRDVS : DЄI : GRΛ : DnS…