KNM collection - 1981 Irish fifty pence

Irish Specimen Coins from the King’s Norton Collection

The King’s Norton Mint Collection In 1889, Thomas Richard Bayliss in conjunction with his son, Thomas Abraham Bayliss, founded King’s Norton Metal Co. They would go on to become an important private mint and even supplied the Royal Mint via sub-contracting. In 1911 and 1912, the King’s Norton Metal Co supplied bronze blanks for pennies,…