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…

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…

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…

John (as King, 1199-1216), REX Coinage, Silver Halfpenny, Limerick mint signature, Moneyer: Wace. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: King John’s Silver Halfpenny (Limerick Mint) Moneyer: Wace

Date: 1205-1211 Description: John (as King of Ireland), Silver Halfpenny, Limerick Mint signature (LI). Moneyer: Wace Weight: 0.70g Grade: Good Fine (gF) Rare References: S. 6232 D&F 51 Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding cruciform scepter; rosette to right; all within triangle  Legend: IOJ HN NE Reverse: Pinwheel (sun) within crescent moon; three stars around; all…

Ireland, James I (1603-25), Sixpence, 2.22g, m.m. rose, mag brit, first bust right, rev. tveatvr etc, crowned harp (S.6517), attractively toned, good fine

Irish Coin Daily: James I, Silver Sixpence, Third Bust / Second Irish Coinage – m.m. Rose (1605/6)

Date: c. 1605-06 Description: James I, second Irish coinage, Sixpence. No date, but the mint mark: Rose denotes the year 1605-06. Struck at the Tower Mint, London. Attractively toned, good fine. Weight: 2.22g Mintmark: Rose (1605/6) Reference: S.6517 Obverse: Crowned (third) bust of James I, facing right The third bust can be quickly identified via the ‘decorated…

Hiberno-Norse coinage, c. 1065 - 1095, Penny, Dublin, Phase V, Facing bust, birds type

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase V – Facing bust + birds type

Date: c. 1065 – 1095 Description: Hiberno-Norse coinage, silver penny, Dublin, Phase V coinage. Obverse: Bearded, helmeted facing-bust Blundered and illegible legend around Reverse: Bird symbols Blundered and illegible legend around. Country: Ireland Category: Hiberno-Norse Phase 5 Hammered    Further Reading: O’Brien Coin Guide: Anglo-Saxon Coins & Their Links to Ireland O’Brien Coin Guide: Who Introduced Anglo-Saxon…