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,…

Second coinage, Halfpenny, Dublin, type Ib, Turgod, [TVR]GOD ON DWE, 0.78g/6h (S 6205; DF 39). Parts of legend flat, otherwise very fine and toned, rare

Irish Coin Daily: John (as Lord of Ireland) Second coinage, Halfpenny, Type 1b, Mint: Dublin, Moneyer: Turgod

Date: c. 1190-1199 Description: John (as Lord of Ireland) Second coinage, Halfpenny, Dublin, Type 1b. Mint: Dublin Moneyer: Turgod (a rare Dublin moneyer) Weight: 0.78g References: S 6205; DF 39 Parts of legend flat, otherwise very fine (VF) and toned Rare Obverse: Facing diademed head, legend around +IOHANNES DO Translates as “John Dominus” Reverse: Voided…

Edward I (1272-1307), Penny, 1.41g, Dublin, type Ib, pellet before Edward, facing bust in triangle, rev. civi tas dubl inie, long cross pattée, three pellets in each angle (S.6247; Stewartby p.182 Ib). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Edward I’s Second Coinage, Penny, Dublin Mint, Class 1b (pellet before EDW)

Date: c. 1280-83 Description: Edward I’s Second Coinage, Silver Penny, Class 1b (Pellet before EDW in obverse legend). Weight: 1.41g References: (S.6247; Stewartby p.182 Ib) Dark tone, nearly Very Fine (nVF) Obverse: Facing bust of Edward I in triangle, three pellets on the breast (the third is in the collar) and a contraction bar above…

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…

The Umayyad dirham from Woodstown, Co.Waterford

List of Islamic Coin Finds in Medieval Ireland

Among the most remarkable coins found in Ireland are those with Kufic inscriptions. Although these are not evidence for a direct Irish-Arabic trade, they are indicators of the extent of the wider Viking trade networks – particularly the Baltic/Byzantine route. It is thought that they came to Ireland, via Scandinavia. العملات الإسلامية القديمة في أيرلندا aleumlat…