Edward I, fourth Irish coinage, Penny, Intermediate Issue, Dublin, type II, 1.40g, EDWR ANGLD NSHYB, rosette on breast, rev. CIVI TAS DVBL INIE, small letters, irregular,possibly clipped, good fine (S.6257) very rare. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Penny of Edward I, 4th Coinage (Dublin Mint) Type II, Intermediate Issue

Date: c. 1294 Edward I, Fourth Irish Coinage, Silver Penny, Intermediate Issue, Dublin Mint, type II. Irregular flan, possibly clipped, otherwise good fine (gF) Weight: 1.40g Ref: S.6257 Very rare Obverse: Crowned bust in triangle, rosette on breast (instead of the usual trefoil) Legend: EDWR ANGLD NSHYB Reverse: Cross & Pellets design (no moneyer’s name),…

1968 Irish penny flan error E16i - struck in nickel-brass instead of bronze, with a copy of a letter, dated 3rd April 1975, from Royal Mint confirming it was an error. Very rare, uncirculated.

O’Brien Coin Guide: Irish Pre-Decimal Penny Errors

Introduction: This post is a continuation of the research work done by Derek Young and Prof. G.F. Mitchell – first published in the Irish Numismatics magazine. Sadly, this excellent magazine is no longer available and quite difficult to source. The information in this post relates to ‘minting errors’ on Irish pre-decimal pennies. According to a…

Edward IV, Heavy Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Cork, mm. not clear, large rosettes by neck, rev. civi tasc orca gie·, 2.24g (S 6316, DF 118ff). About F, extremely rare

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Groat of Edward IV, Heavy Portrait ‘Cross & Pellets’ coinage (Cork mint) 1465-66

  Date: c. 1465-66 Description: Edward IV, Heavy Cross and Pellets coinage, Groat, Cork Weight: 2.24g S. 6316; DF 118ff. About fine, the mint name clear, extremely rare Obverse: Crowned facing bust within tressure of arches, with inward facing lis on cusps, mm. not clear, large rosettes by neck + ЄDWΛRDVS : DЄI : GRΛ : DnS…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase VI silver penny - Crude draped bust left; crozier before, Domnall mac Taidc Ua Briain – Brotar mac Torcaill

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

Date: c. 1095/1100-1150 Description: Hiberno-Norse coinage, silver penny, Dublin, Phase VI coinage. Domnall mac Taidc Ua Briain – Brotar mac Torcaill Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. Early-mid 12th century Struck circa 1095/1100-1150 SCBI -; SCBC 6187. Approx. 18 mm, 0.51 g Near EF, toned. An exceptional grade for issue. Very rare. Obverse: Crude draped bust…

IRELAND, Hiberno-Norse. temp. Murchad mac Diarmata – Gofraid mac meic Arailt. Mid-late 11th century. AR Penny (18mm, 0.78 g). Phase V coinage. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. Struck circa 1065-1085/95. Four croziers forming cross in saltire, with annulet at center; retrograde S to left, scourge to right; blundered and illegible legend around / Voided long cross, with triple crescent ends and pellet at center; pellet, annulet, pellet, and ‘hand’ in angles; blundered and illegible legend around. SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 269 (same dies); SCBI 32 (Belfast), 350-1 (same dies); SCBC 6182. VF, toned. Struck on a broad flan. Very rare.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase V – Four croziers forming cross in saltire / Voided long cross, with triple crescent ends

Date: c. 1065-1085/95 Description: Hiberno-Norse coinage, silver penny, Dublin, Phase V coinage. Murchad mac Diarmata – Gofraid mac meic Arailt Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. Mid-late 11th century Struck circa 1065-1085/95 SCBI 22 (Copenhagen), 269 (same dies); SCBI 32 (Belfast), 350-1 (same dies); SCBC 6182. Approx. 18 mm, 0.78 g VF, toned. Struck on a…

1903 GB & Ireland - Bronze Halfpenny - Edward VII. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin.

O’Brien Coin Guide: GB & Ireland Bronze Halfpennies of Edward VII

Background: Edward VII’s reign was short and, from a numismatic viewpoint, relatively uneventful. He embarked on a goodwill tour (Royal Visit) of Ireland in 1902 and, despite the good press he received, Irish nationalism continued to grow. His bronze halfpennies were a continuation of Victorian designs, although the numbers minted were considerably higher than in…