Ireland Penny John, Third 'Rex' Coinage Dublin mint moneyer WillemP, 18mm, 1.37g. D&F 50, S. 6228A

Irish Coin Daily: John (as King of Ireland) Silver Penny, Mint: Dublin, Moneyer: WillelmP

Date: c. 1199-1216 Description: John (as King of Ireland) Penny, Dublin mint signature Mint: Dublin Moneyer: WillelmP Diameter: 18 mm Weight: 1.37 g References: SCBI 22 (Copenhagen) –; D&F 50; SCBC 6228A Fine (F), toned, weak in spots. Obverse: Crowned facing bust, holding cruciform scepter; rosette to right; all within triangle, legend around +IOHAN REX…

John, as Lord of Ireland, 1190-98 (Third Coinage, Dominus + Cross Pommée Issue) Carrickfergus mint, Roberd, moneyer

Irish Coin Daily: John (as Lord of Ireland) Third coinage, Halfpenny, Mint: Carrickfergus, Moneyer: Roberd

Date: c. 1190-1199 Description: John (as Lord of Ireland) Third coinage, Halfpenny, Carrickfergus mint signature Mint: Carrickfergus Moneyer: Roberd Diameter: 15 mm Weight: 0.69 g References: Withers VI 1/a; O’S, Earliest 1; SCBC 6214 Not a great coin to look at – chipped flan, plus weak strike. Almost Fine (aF) but, crucially, the King’s name…

Henry VII, Late portrait Halfgroat, type II, Dublin, facing bust with arched crown within fleured tressure, 0.86g (S 6466 cf DF 196). Nearly fine, extremely rare

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Half-Groat of Henry VII, Late Portrait Issue, Type II (Dublin Mint)

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Half-Groat, (1485-1509) Dublin, type II, facing bust with arched crown within fleured tressure Weight: 0.86g Struck off-centre on a poorly shaped flan Otherwise almost Fine (aF) An extremely rare Irish coin of Henry VII References: S 6466; cf DF 196 Obverse: Facing bust, with arched crown…

Henry VII, Late Portrait issue Groat, Dublin, type III, open flat crown, no tressure, rev. indented cross-ends, reads CIVITS, 1.66g (S 6464, DF 200). Good fine

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Groat of Henry VII, Late Portrait Issue, Type III (Dublin Mint)

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Groat, Dublin, type III, open ‘flat’ crown, no tressure Weight: 1.66g Well-centred strike on a good flan Worn and flattened in places, but overall Good Fine (gF) References: S 6464; DF 200 Obverse: Facing bust, open ‘flat’ crown, no tressure Legend: hENRIC + DEI GRA REX…

Henry VII Silver Groat, Late Portrait issue, Groat, Dublin, type I, open crown, plain tressure, 2.00g (S 6453, DF 193). On a full flan, good fine (gF)

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Groat of Henry VII, Late Portrait Issue, Type I (Dublin Mint)

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Groat, Dublin, type I, open crown, plain tressure Weight: 2.00g Well-centred strike on a good flan Worn and flattened in places, but overall Good Fine (gF) References: S 6453; DF 193 Obverse: Facing bust, open crown, plain tressure Legend: hENRIC + DEI GRA REX ANGL Translation:…

Henry VII, Late Portrait issue Groat, (1485-1509) Dublin, type IIc, open crown, saltires on tressure, SIVI TAS DBV LNE, 1.72g (S 6460, DF 198) aVF

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Groat of Henry VII, Late Portrait Issue, Type IIc (Dublin Mint)

Date: c. 1485-1509 Description: Henry VII Late Portrait issue Groat, (1485-1509) Dublin, type IIc, open crown, saltires on tressure, SIVI TAS DBV LNE Weight: 1.72g Struck off-centre on a poorly shaped flan Otherwise almost Very Fine (aVF) A rare variety References: S 6460; DF 198 Obverse: Facing bust, open crown, saltires on tressure Legend: mostly…

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…

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…

Hiberno-Manx Silver Penny, imitating an Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Penny of Dublin

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Manx Silver Penny, imitating an Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Penny of Dublin

Date: c. 1030-1034 ?   Description: An Hiberno-Manx Silver Penny, imitating an Hiberno-Norse, Phase II Penny of Dublin, which itself imitates an English Æthelred II long cross penny. Weight: 0.46 g References: Dolley NC 1976, pl. 13, no. 22, die duplicate S.7400 Small edge chip from contemporary mount breaking off. Edge chipped behind head, otherwise…