AR siege twopence. .93 gm. 14 mm. Ormonde Siege coinage. (1643). C R crowned, in the field left. Crown; left arch touches inner circle; C: thicker lines, top serif curves outward, lower part ends in a blunt point. R: thicker lines, extended leg does not cross inner circle, ends in a curve / II, small D above, all within inner circle; thick numerals, slightly out-of line with one another, small D above; all within inner circle. S. 6550. D&F 311. Very Fine; well centered on a generous flan; slight roughness; overall attractive and very rare.

Irish Coin Daily: Ormonde Money, Twopence, Small Lozenge between CR; thick numerals + small ‘D’ on reverse

Date: 1643-44   Description: Ormonde Money, Twopence, small lozenge between CR; thick numerals and small ‘D’ on reverse. Weight: 0.93 g References: S 6550, DF 311 Well-struck and nicely centred on a somewhat irregular flan. Very Fine (VF) Toned. Very Rare Obverse: Crowned C·R (for Charles Rex) within a double circle Small lozenge between C·R…

Ormonde Money, Twopence, large letters, 0.81g (S 6550, DF 310). Light obverse scratches and reverse slightly double struck, nearly very fine, very rare. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Ormonde Money, Twopence, pellet between CR; large numerals + small ‘D’ on reverse

Date: 1643-44 Description: Ormonde Money, Twopence, large letters. Well circulated, with light obverse scratches and reverse slightly double struck. Weight: 0.81 g References: S 6550, DF 310 Well-struck on a full flan but somewhat mutilated through excessive circulation and wear. A poor example of its type but the rarity of this piece makes it collectible.…