Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase II, .77g, bare headed bust left, rev. IFI RNE NNO NHO, small pellet in all 4 angles, good VF (SCBI BM –, S 6122, DF 22)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (uncertain mint and moneyer)

Date: c. 1015-1035 Hiberno-Scandinavian period, Phase II, Long Cross Penny. Weight: 0.77g (very light for Phase II) Very fine (VF) Rare References: SCBI BM –; S 6122; DF 22 Obverse: Draped bust left; pellet on chin, wedge-shaped lips, two pellets on neck Legend: +IIII +IhCTRI +HDIC Badly blundered legend (for Phase II) but recognisable as…

Ireland Halfpenny John, Third 'Rex' Coinage Limerick mint moneyer Willem 0.47g (DF 51, Withers 1a S 6232)

Irish Coin Daily: John (as King of Ireland) Silver Halfpenny, Mint: Limerick, Moneyer: Willem

Date: c.1205-1211 Description: John as King England & Ireland, Silver Halfpenny Mint: Limerick Moneyer: Willem of Limerick Weight: 0.47g References: DF 51, Withers 1/a, S 6232 Dark tone, porous, almost very fine (aVF) Rare Obverse: Facing head of King in triangle with sun at each apex, with legend around +IOH ANN REX Translates as “John,…

Ireland, Philip and Mary, groat, 1558, mm. rose, busts face to face, date divided by crown above, rev. crowned harp divides crowned P and M (S.6501D)

Irish Coin Daily: Philip & Mary, Groat (1558) mm. Rose

Date: 1558 Description: An Irish groat of Philip & Mary, dated 1558 and mintmark Rose Base 0.250 fine silver The toothed border around (as usual) is mostly not present This is probably due to clipping, more so than normal wear & tear Obverse: Facing busts of Philip II of Spain and Mary I, with pellet…

Second coinage, Halfpenny, Dublin, type Ib, Turgod, [TVR]GOD ON DWE, 0.78g/6h (S 6205; DF 39). Parts of legend flat, otherwise very fine and toned, rare

Irish Coin Daily: John (as Lord of Ireland) Second coinage, Halfpenny, Type 1b, Mint: Dublin, Moneyer: Turgod

Date: c. 1190-1199 Description: John (as Lord of Ireland) Second coinage, Halfpenny, Dublin, Type 1b. Mint: Dublin Moneyer: Turgod (a rare Dublin moneyer) Weight: 0.78g References: S 6205; DF 39 Parts of legend flat, otherwise very fine (VF) and toned Rare Obverse: Facing diademed head, legend around +IOHANNES DO Translates as “John Dominus” Reverse: Voided…

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…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Silver Penny Long Cross Type. Sihtric king of Dublin, BYRHTMAER of Winchester (rare CONUNC issue). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase I, Class B – Long Cross type (BYRHTMAER of Winchester) – Old Norse CUNUNC issue

Date: c. 1000-1010 Description: Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Silver Penny Long Cross Type, imitating long cross type of Æthelred II, in the name of ‘Sihtric’ (King of Dublin. Moneyer: BYRHTMAER (of Winchester). Weight: 1.70 g Very Fine (VF) Very rare References: SCBI British Museum -; SCBI Copenhagen 7; DF 7; S 6105 Obverse:…

Ormonde Money, Halfcrown, small triangle between c-r, tall figures on rev., 15.10g/2h (Bull 7 [A8]; S 6545; DF 293; KM. 61). Die breaks on crown, very fine or better for issue, toned, rare. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Ormonde Money, Halfcrown, small triangle between C·R, tall figures on rev.

Date: 1643-44 Description: Ormonde Money, Halfcrown, small triangle between CR. Weight: 15.10g Die breaks on crown, very fine (VF) or better for issue Toned. Rare. References: (Bull 7 [A8]; S 6545; DF 293; KM. 61) Obverse: Crowned C·R (for Charles Rex) within a double circle Variety: Small triangle (instead of dot) between CR Reverse: IIs…

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…

John (as King, 1199-1216), REX Coinage, Silver Halfpenny, Limerick mint signature, Moneyer: Wace. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: King John’s Silver Halfpenny (Limerick Mint) Moneyer: Wace

Date: 1205-1211 Description: John (as King of Ireland), Silver Halfpenny, Limerick Mint signature (LI). Moneyer: Wace Weight: 0.70g Grade: Good Fine (gF) Rare References: S. 6232 D&F 51 Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding cruciform scepter; rosette to right; all within triangle  Legend: IOJ HN NE Reverse: Pinwheel (sun) within crescent moon; three stars around; all…