Hiberno-Norse, Phase VI silver penny - Crude draped bust left, crozier before, quatrefoil behind; Long cross, pellet within annulet at centre, sceptre and pellet in opposing quarters

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase VI – Crude draped bust left / Voided long cross, pellet within annulet at centre

Date: c. 1095/1100-1150   Description: Hiberno-Scandinavian period, Phase VI, Penny. Class A, Type 1c – degraded imitation of the Long Cross type of Æthelred II, crook before left-facing bust and quatrefoil behind. Long cross with pellet within annulet at centre, sceptres and pellets in opposing quarters. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. Diameter: 18 mm Weight: …

2009 Ireland - Special €2 commemorative coin (10th anniversary of the EMU and the birth of the euro)

Irish Coin Daily: Ireland Special €2 commemorative (10th Anniversary of the EMU and the Birth of the Euro) 2009

Date: 2009 Description: The coin shows a stick figure which merges into the € symbol. It seeks to convey the idea of the single currency and, by extension, Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) being the latest step in Europe’s long history of trade and economic integration. The design was chosen out of a shortlist of…

1820 Bank of Ireland (Sixth Issue 1815-1825) Thirty Shillings Note. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Early Irish Banknotes: 1820 Bank of Ireland (Sixth Issue) Thirty Shillings Note.

Date: 1820 Description: A Bank of Ireland (Sixth Issue), Thirty Shillings (One Pound & Ten Shillings) note Issued on 5th April 1820 Serial Number: 51334 Country: Ireland Category: Early Irish Banknotes Bank of Ireland Sixth Issue (1815-1825) Thirty Shillings Note   Further Reading: Bank of Ireland (A Brief History & Checklist of Old Banknotes) Irish…

Hiberno-Norse. AR Bracteate, ca. 1110-1150. Cross over quatrefoil, pellet in each angle, "legend" of "I's" around. S.6202G. Small edge chip from contemporary mount breaking off. Very Fine and Very rare.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross over quatrefoil, pellet in each angle

Date: c. 1130-1150   Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII, Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross over quatrefoil, pellet in each angle, “legend” of “I’s” around References: S.6202G Small edge chip from contemporary mount breaking off. Very Fine (VF) Very rare Obverse: Cross over quatrefoil, pellet in each angle Pseudo-legend of “I’s” around Reverse: Brockage image of Obverse…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, c.1065-1095, Penny, 1.00g, group G/b, degraded facing crowned bust with large annulets at sides, most likely derived from the Two Stars type of William I (but equally possibly also from Henry I Annulets type- BMC1)

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase V, Class B, Silver Penny, Degraded facing crowned bust with large annulets at sides – Two Stars type of William I (or Henry I Annulets type)

Date: c. 1075-80   Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B, Silver Penny. Degraded facing crowned bust with large annulets at sides, most likely derived from the Two Stars type of William I (but equally possibly also from Henry I Annulets type- BMC1) Weight: 1.00 g References: see SCBI Ulster 344-5; SCBI British Museum, 209-10…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, c.1065-1095, Penny, 0.84g, group F/o, crowned facing bust, sceptre either side, deriving from Two Sceptres type of William I, rev. cross fleury, pellets in angles, legends blundered ((cf. SCBI Ulster 347 (=Roth 206) and SCBI Copenhagen 281; Lindsay, Supp. p.1 3, 57: S.6170), pierced at seven o´clock, obverse double struck, reverse very fine, extremely rare

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase V, Class B, Silver Penny. Crowned facing bust, sceptre either side, deriving from Two Sceptres type of William I

Date: c. 1075-80   Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B, Silver Penny. Crowned facing bust, sceptre either side, deriving from Two Sceptres type of William I. Reverse: Cross fleury, pellets in angles Diameter: 16 mm Weight: 0.84 g References: cf. SCBI Ulster 347 (=Roth 206) and SCBI Copenhagen 281 Lindsay, Supp. p.1 3, 57:…

Hiberno-Norse, Silver Penny Phase V, Obverse Bust left with hand on Neck, Reverse similar to William I Two Stars type S.6156 Extremely rare

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase V, Draped bust left, with hand on Neck + reverse similar to William I “Two Stars type”

Date: c. 1075-80 Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase V, Class B Silver Penny. Bust left with large hand on neck. Reverse similar to William I Two Stars type. Diameter: 16 mm References: S.6156 Good Very Fine (gVF) Toned Extremely rare Obverse: Draped bust left; large hand on neck Blundered and illegible (pseudo-) legend around Reverse: Quadrilateral…

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, Crown, lozenge stop (between 2 small pellets) between C and R, small, serifed S on reverse, 29.59g (S 6544, DF 288, KM. 64). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Ormonde Money, Crown, lozenge stop (between 2 small pellets) between C and R, small, serifed S on reverse

Date: 1643-44 Description: Ormonde Money, Weight: 29.59 g References: S 6544; DF 288; KM. 64. Well-struck, with some obverse die breaks. Good very fine (gVF) Toned. Obverse: Crowned C·R (for Charles Rex) within a double circle Lozenge stop (between 2 small pellets) between C and R Reverse: Roman numeral V (denoting 5 Shillings) within a…

Ormonde Money, Crown, lozenge stop (within quatrefoil) between C and R, stylised S on reverse, 29.13g (S 6544, DF 291). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Ormonde Money, Crown, lozenge stop (within quatrefoil) between C and R, large, stylised S on reverse

Date: 1643-44 Description: Ormonde Money, Crown. Weight: 29.13 g References: S 6544; DF 291. Well-struck on a full flan Very Fine (VF) Rare Obverse: Crowned C·R (for Charles Rex) within a double circle Lozenge within a quatrefoil separating the C and R Reverse: Roman numeral V (denoting 5 Shillings) within a double circle Stylised ‘S’…