Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, irregular flan stamped 9dwt: 16gr within beaded and wire-line borders, 14.31g (Bull 1; S 6533; DF 277a; KM. 40).

Irish Coin Daily: Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, 9dwt: 16gr. Type 1 – Wire & Bead Border (Thin numerals)

Date: 1642   Description: Inchiquin Money, First issue, Halfcrown, irregular flan stamped 9dwt: 16gr within beaded and wire-line borders. Type 1: Wire & Bead borders (double circle) Weight: 14.31 g Better than Very Fine (gVF) Toned Very rare References: Bull 1; S 6533; DF 277a; KM. 40 Obverse: An irregular flan stamped 9dwt: 16gr within…

1927 Morbiducci pattern, halfcrown (silver). Rare Irish coin. Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland. Best Irish coin dealer

Irish Coin Daily: 1927 Pattern Halfcrown (in Silver) by Publio Morbiducci

Date: 1927 Description: Country: Ireland Category: Irish Free State / Saorstát Éireann Pattern Notes: This is a ‘pattern’ coin entered by the Roman sculptor Publio Morbiducci (1889-1963) for the competition to design Ireland’s new money in 1928. Although unsuccessful, Morbiducci’s designs are considered to be some of the finest in terms of their classical Italianate…

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…