Edward VI's Irish Shilling, dated MDLII (1552), third period, mintmark 'harp'. Very rare.

Irish Coin Daily: Edward VI’s Irish Shilling

Date: 1552 Description: Edward VI’s Irish Shilling, dated MDLII (1552), third period, mintmark ‘harp’. Very rare Obverse: Edward VI profile bust EDWARD VI D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX mintmark (‘harp’ for 1552 Irish issue) Reverse: crowned arms with TIMOR DOMINI FONS VITE M D L I I Country: Ireland Category: Anglo-Norman House of Tudor…

Edward VI's Irish Shilling, dated MDLII (1552), third period, mintmark 'harp'. Very rare.

O’Brien Rare Coin Review: Edward VI’s Irish Shilling

Introduction: Edward VI was crowned King of England and Ireland on crowned on 20 February at the age of nine. During Edward’s reign, the realm was governed by a Regency Council because he never reached his majority. The Council was first led by his uncle Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset (1547–1549), and then by John Dudley, 1st…