Henry VII, Late portrait Halfgroat, type II, Dublin, facing bust with arched crown within fleured tressure, 0.86g (S 6466 cf DF 196). Nearly fine, extremely rare

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Half-Groat of Henry VII, Late Portrait Issue, Type II (Dublin Mint)

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Half-Groat, (1485-1509) Dublin, type II, facing bust with arched crown within fleured tressure Weight: 0.86g Struck off-centre on a poorly shaped flan Otherwise almost Fine (aF) An extremely rare Irish coin of Henry VII References: S 6466; cf DF 196 Obverse: Facing bust, with arched crown…

Henry VII, Late Portrait issue Groat, Dublin, type III, open flat crown, no tressure, rev. indented cross-ends, reads CIVITS, 1.66g (S 6464, DF 200). Good fine

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Groat of Henry VII, Late Portrait Issue, Type III (Dublin Mint)

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Groat, Dublin, type III, open ‘flat’ crown, no tressure Weight: 1.66g Well-centred strike on a good flan Worn and flattened in places, but overall Good Fine (gF) References: S 6464; DF 200 Obverse: Facing bust, open ‘flat’ crown, no tressure Legend: hENRIC + DEI GRA REX…

Henry VII Silver Groat, Late Portrait issue, Groat, Dublin, type I, open crown, plain tressure, 2.00g (S 6453, DF 193). On a full flan, good fine (gF)

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Groat of Henry VII, Late Portrait Issue, Type I (Dublin Mint)

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Groat, Dublin, type I, open crown, plain tressure Weight: 2.00g Well-centred strike on a good flan Worn and flattened in places, but overall Good Fine (gF) References: S 6453; DF 193 Obverse: Facing bust, open crown, plain tressure Legend: hENRIC + DEI GRA REX ANGL Translation:…

Henry VII, Late Portrait issue Groat, (1485-1509) Dublin, type IIc, open crown, saltires on tressure, SIVI TAS DBV LNE, 1.72g (S 6460, DF 198) aVF

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Groat of Henry VII, Late Portrait Issue, Type IIc (Dublin Mint)

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Groat, (1485-1509) Dublin, type IIc, open crown, saltires on tressure, SIVI TAS DBV LNE Weight: 1.72g Struck off-centre on a poorly shaped flan Otherwise almost Very Fine (aVF) A rare variety References: S 6460; DF 198 Obverse: Facing bust, open crown, saltires on tressure Legend: mostly…

Edward I, second coinage, Dublin Halfenny, type 1c, 0.63g, (S.6252), crowned facing bust within triangle. lightly rough surfaces, otherwise fine

Irish Coin Daily: Edward I, Second coinage, Halfpenny, Dublin mint, Type 1c (Lombardic ‘n’)

Date: c. 1280-83 Description: Edward I’s Second Coinage, Silver Halfpenny, Dublin mint, Class 1c (Lombardic ‘n’ in reverse legend) Weight: 0.37g References: (S 6248) Some areas of weakness on portrait Toned, fine (F) Obverse: Crowned, facing bust of Edward I, with trefoil of pellets below within triangle, legend surrounding. Pellets before and after EDWR in…

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…

Edward I, second coinage, Dublin Penny, type 1c, 1.40g, crowned facing bust within triangle, rev. long cross with trefoils of three pellets in each angle (S.6248)

Irish Coin Daily: Edward I, Second coinage, Penny, Dublin mint, type Ic (Lombardic ‘n’)

Date: c. 1280-83 Description: Edward I’s Second Coinage, Silver Penny, Dublin mint, Class 1c (Lombardic ‘n’ in reverse legend) Weight: 1.40g References: (S 6248) Some areas of weakness on portrait Toned, fine (F) Obverse: Crowned, facing bust of Edward I, with trefoil of pellets below within triangle, legend surrounding. No pellets before and after EDWR…

Edward I, Penny, second coinage, type 1a, Dublin, 1.37g, crowned facing bust within triangle, rev. long cross with trefoils of three pellets in each angle (S.6246A)

Irish Coin Daily: Edward I, Second coinage, Penny, Dublin mint, type Ia

Date: c. 1280-83 Description: Edward I’s Second Coinage, Silver Penny, Class 1a (No  punctuation in obverse legend). Dublin mint Weight: 1.37g References: (S 6246A) Obverse is slightly double struck Toned, very fine (VF) Obverse: Crowned, facing bust of Edward I, with trefoil of pellets below within triangle, legend surrounding. Legend: .EDWR.  ANGL.D  NS.hB Translates as:…

Edward I, Silver Penny, second coinage, type Ib, Waterford mint, crowned bust with trefoil of pellets below within triangle, rev long cross pattée, 1.26g (DF64, S6249)

Irish Coin Daily: Edward I, Second coinage, Penny, Waterford, type Ib

Date: c. 1280-83 Description: Edward I’s Second Coinage, Silver Penny, Class 1b (Pellet before EDW in obverse legend). Waterford mint Weight: 1.26g References: (DF 64, S 6249) Toned, some die clash evident, otherwise very fine (VF) Obverse: Crowned, facing bust of Edward I, with trefoil of pellets below within triangle, legend surrounding, pellet at start…

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…