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…

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 Halfpenny John, Third 'Rex' Coinage Limerick mint moneyer Willem 0.47g (DF 51, Withers 1a S 6232)

Irish Coin Daily: John (as King of Ireland) Silver Halfpenny, Mint: Limerick, Moneyer: Willem

Date: c.1205-1211 Description: John as King England & Ireland, Silver Halfpenny Mint: Limerick Moneyer: Willem of Limerick Weight: 0.47g References: DF 51, Withers 1/a, S 6232 Dark tone, porous, almost very fine (aVF) Rare Obverse: Facing head of King in triangle with sun at each apex, with legend around +IOH ANN REX Translates as “John,…

Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver) Groat, dated 1561. Crowned bust to left / Three Harps posed on crowned shield, date either side

Irish Coin Daily: Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver, 1561) Groat, dated 1561

Date: 1561 Description: Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver) Groat, dated 1561. Crowned bust to left / Three Harps posed on crowned shield, date either side. Mintmark: Harp (Dublin mint). Obverse legend reads “RE” (instead of REG) Weight: 1.45 g Fine Silver: 0.916 fine References: D&F 251; S. 6506 Well struck on a broad…

Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver, 1561) Shilling, dated 1561. Crowned bust to left / Three Harps posed on crowned shield

Irish Coin Daily: Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver, 1561) Shilling “REG:”

Date: 1561 Description: Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver) Shilling, dated 1561. Crowned bust to left / Three Harps posed on crowned shield, date either side. Mintmark: Harp (Dublin mint). Diameter: 29 mm Weight: 4.65 g Fine Silver: 0.916 fine References: D&F 248;  S. 6505 Well struck on a broad flan and with good legends.…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle

Date: c. 1130-1150 Description: An Hiberno-Norse, Phase VII, Silver Bracteate Penny. Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle. Weight: 0.62 g References: O’S. 73; DF. 34; S.6199 Very Fine (VF) An unusually good example of this extremely rare bracteate Very rare Obverse: Cross with rectangle at centre and lis in each angle…

Philip and Mary, Shilling, dated 1555

Irish Coin Daily: Philip & Mary, Irish Silver Shilling of 1555, Mintmark Portcullis

Date: 1555   Description: Philip and Mary, Silver Shilling 1555, i.m. portcullis on reverse only, busts vis-à-vis under a crown, date below. This is a variety, with the obverse legend reading “RIGINA  AN” instead of the normal “REGINA . ANG:” Weight: 8.73 g Base coinage: 0.250 fine silver References: D&F 233;  S. 6500 Well struck…

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…