Ireland 2016 Proof set

Irish Coin Daily: Ireland Proof Euro Coin Set (2016)

Date: 2016 Description: These sets are similar to the coins that circulate but are struck on specially produced, highly polished flans (also known as blanks, or planchets).  The Central Bank of Ireland has maintained their conservative approach to the issue of proof sets and, to date, only seven sets have been made available for collectors…

Ireland 2012 Proof Coin Set – 9 coins, incl. special €2 commemorating ten years of the Euro Currency

Irish Coin Daily: Ireland Proof Euro Coin Set (2012)

Date: 2012 Description: These sets are similar to the coins that circulate but are struck on specially produced, highly polished flans (also known as blanks, or planchets).  The Central Bank of Ireland has maintained their conservative approach to the issue of proof sets and, to date, only seven sets have been made available for collectors…

Ireland 2009 Proof Euro Coin – Set of 9 coins, incl. special €2 commemorative celebrating 10th anniversary of Economic and Monetary Union

Irish Coin Daily: Ireland Proof Euro Coin Set (2009)

Date: 2009 Description: These sets are similar to the coins that circulate but are struck on specially produced, highly polished flans (also known as blanks, or planchets).  The Central Bank of Ireland has maintained their conservative approach to the issue of proof sets and, to date, only seven sets have been made available for collectors…

Ireland 2007 Proof Euro Coin – Set of nine coins, incl. 2007 Treaty of Rome €2 commemorative

Irish Coin Daily: Ireland Proof Euro Coin Set (2007)

Date: 2007 Description: These sets are similar to the coins that circulate but are struck on specially produced, highly polished flans (also known as blanks, or planchets).  The Central Bank of Ireland has maintained their conservative approach to the issue of proof sets and, to date, only seven sets have been made available for collectors…

Ireland 2006 Euro Coins – Proof Set of 8 coins and Ireland’s first proof set since joining the Euro Zone in 2002

Irish Coin Daily: Ireland Proof Euro Coin Set (2006)

Date: 2006 Description: These sets are similar to the coins that circulate but are struck on specially produced, highly polished flans (also known as blanks, or planchets).  The Central Bank of Ireland has maintained their conservative approach to the issue of proof sets and, to date, only seven sets have been made available for collectors…

Elizabeth I, First issue, Shilling, mm. rose, reads reg, 8.45g (S 6503, DF 241). Old scratches on reverse, otherwise about very fine, rare

Irish Coin Daily: Elizabeth I, First issue, Shilling, mm. Rose. Legend “REG:”

Date: c. 1558 Description: Elizabeth I (1558-1603), First issue, Billon Shilling Weight: 8.45g References: S 6503, DF 241 Obverse nearly Very Fine (nVF) with some old scratches on reverse Rare Obverse: Crowned and mantled bust left (Bust 1B) Mintmark: rose Legend: ELIZABETH: D: G:·ANG.·FRA.·Z: HIB:·REG: Translation: “Elizabeth by the Grace of God, Queen of England,…

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), First issue, Shilling, mm. rose, bust 1B, reads regi, 9.05g/5h (S 6503; DF 240). Obverse nearly very fine with some surface marks, reverse better

Irish Coin Daily: Elizabeth I, First issue, Shilling, mm. Rose. Legend “REGI” (no stop)

Date: c. 1558 Description: Elizabeth I (1558-1603), First issue, Billon Shilling Weight: 9.05g References: S 6503; DF 240 Obverse nearly Very Fine (nVF) with some surface marks, reverse is a bit better Obverse: Crowned and mantled bust left (Bust 1B) Mintmark: rose Legend: ELIZABETH: D:·G:·ANG.·FRA.·Z. HIB:·REGI Translation: “Elizabeth by the Grace of God, Queen of…

James I (1603-1625), Second coinage, Shilling, mm. escallop, fourth bust, 4.63g/2h (S 6516; DF 261). Possibly smoothed in obverse fields, otherwise better than very fine

Irish Coin Daily: James I, Second coinage (4th Bust), Silver Shilling, mm. Escallop

Date: c. 1606-07 Description: James I (1603-1625), Second coinage (4th Bust), Silver Shilling, mm. Escallop Possibly smoothed in obverse fields, otherwise better than very fine (gVF) Weight: 4.63g References: S 6516; DF 261 Obverse: Crowned (fourth) bust of James I, facing right. The fourth bust can be quickly identified via the ‘plain shoulder’ and ‘ruff’…

2017 Jonathan Swift & Gulliver's Travels €15 silver proof coin.

Irish Coin Daily: 2017 €15 silver Commemorative Proof (Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels)

Date: 2017 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date:  30th November 2017 Issue Limit: 2,000 pieces Designer: Sebastian Mikolajczak (Poland) The Proof quality coin is produced in Germany by the Mayer Mint GmbH on behalf of the Central Bank of Ireland Quality: Proof strike Sterling Silver 0.925 fine Weight: 28.28 g  Diameter: 38.61…

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…