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…

Edward IV, First ‘Anonymous’ Issue (1460-1462) Copper Half-farthing, 1.26g, DF.101 var. S. 6399

Irish Coin Daily: Edward IV. First reign, Anonymous ‘Crown’ coinage (1460-1462) Copper Half-farthing, or Patrick

Date: c. 1460-1463 Description: Edward IV (First reign, 1461-1470) Anonymous ‘Crown’ coinage – copper half-farthing or ‘Patrick’. Struck circa 1460-1462. Weight: 1.26 g Good Very Fine (gVF) Rare References: DF.101 var.; S. 6399 Obverse: Crown in centre, within a toothed border Legend, within outer toothed rim / border: + PA (space) TRIR° (branch) Reverse: Large…

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:…

Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase IV (Scratched Die), Type 3 – Bust left. Long Cross, with quatrefoil and hand symbol. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase IV (Scratched Die), Type 3 – Bust left. Long Cross, with quatrefoil and hand symbol.

Date: c. 1060-65   Description: An Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase IV (Scratched Die), Type 3 – Bust left. Long Cross, with quatrefoil and hand symbol. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. References: S.6134 Extremely Fine (EF) Attractive grey tones. Rare. Obverse: Draped bust right. Badly blundered legend, illegible. Reverse: Long cross, with triple crescent ends; hand…

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…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase IV (scratched die) Type 2 – Bust left, two pellets in front, trefoil on neck, pellet + quatrefoil behind. The old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase IV (Scratched Die), Type 2 – Bust left, two pellets in front, trefoil on neck, pellet + quatrefoil behind.

Date: c. 1060-65 Description: An Hiberno-Norse silver penny. Phase IV, Long Cross type. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 1.01 g References: Cf. Blackburn 4, Fig. 6, 6 (for type) O’S –; cf. SCBI 8 (BM), 147 (same); SCBI 32 (Belfast), 313; D&F 25; SCBC 6134 Good Very Fine (gVF) Toned, slightly…

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. First reign, Anonymous 'Crown' coinage. Penny (16mm, 0.54 g). Dublin mint, c. 1460-1463. Crown within tressure of nine arches. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Edward IV. First reign, Anonymous ‘Crown’ coinage. Penny (Dublin mint) Crown within tressure of nine arches

Date: c. 1460-1463 Description: Edward IV (First reign, 1461-1470) silver penny. Anonymous ‘Crown’ coinage. Dublin mint. Struck circa 1460-1463. Diameter: 16mm Weight: 0.54 g Good Fine (gF). Lightly creased. Extremely rare Only one Penny of the ‘Anonymous Crown’ coinage has been sold at auction in the past 20 years. This is the second example to…

Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer FAEREMIN) Draped bust left, cross pattée behind neck with two pellets above, 1.37g. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Phase II Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin (Moneyer: FAEREMIN)

Date: c. 1020-1035 Hiberno-Norse Phase II Long Cross Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, with Dublin mint signature of Færemin (Moneyer of Dublin) – the most common moneyer of this phase. Weight: 1.37 g Diameter: 18mm Near Extremely Fine (nEF) A bold and attractive example of this variety References: SCBI Hiberno-Norse 64-66 var. (no pellets behind bust…