Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Silver Penny Long Cross Type. Sihtric king of Dublin, Godwine of Winchester (rare CONUNC issue). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase I, Class B – Long Cross type (GODWINE of Winchester) – Old Norse CUNUNC issue

Date: c. 1000-1010 Description: Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny in the name of ‘Sihtric, King of Dublin’, Silver Penny in imitation of the English, Aethelred II Long Cross type. This coin is unusual insofar as the obverse legend uses the Old Norse word ‘CONUNC’ (king). Most of Sihtric’s other silver pennies bear the legend ‘REX’…

Hiberno-Norse Penny, Phase I, Class B (Sihtric Anlafsson), 1.51g, Obv. + SIHTRC REX DУFLNMΘ, draped bust left; pellet behind. Rev. ΘS GVN MΩΘ LINΘ (Osgun of Lincoln). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase I, Class B – Long Cross type (OSGUN of Lincoln)

Date: c. 1000-1010     Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny in the name of ‘Sihtric, King of Dublin’, Silver Penny in imitation of the English, Aethelred II Long Cross type. Diameter: 19 mm Weight: 1.51g Good VF, toned, quite a few peck marks (indicating substantial usage) Minor flan waviness (possibly tested by bending) Extremely rare…

Extremely rare Limerick Soviet Ten Shillings Note. Printed in Black & Red inks, on Cream paper. Signed by John Cronin (Chairman) and James Casey (Treasurer). Not numbered / likely not issued. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Limerick Soviet, Ten Shillings (10/- Black & Red, on Cream Paper)

Date: 1919 (April 15-27) Description: Extremely rare Limerick Soviet Ten Shillings Note Printed in Black & Red inks, on Cream paper. Signed by John Cronin (Chairman) and James Casey (Treasurer). Not numbered / likely not issued Notes: There are five Types of Limerick Soviet notes, as follows: A1. Signatures John Cronin, Chairman; James Casey, Treasurer.…

Extremely rare Limerick Soviet Five Shillings Note - Type A1. Printed in Black & Green inks, on Grey-blue paper. Signed by John Cronin (Chairman) and James Casey (Treasurer). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Limerick Soviet, Five Shillings (5/- Black & Green, on Grey-blue paper)

Date: 1919 (April 15-27) Description: Extremely rare Limerick Soviet Five Shillings Note – Type A1 Printed in Black & Green inks, on Grey-blue paper. Signed by John Cronin (Chairman) and James Casey (Treasurer). Notes: There are five Types of Limerick Soviet notes, as follows: A1. Signatures John Cronin, Chairman; James Casey, Treasurer. Notes Stamped and…

1937 GB & Ireland silver threepence (George VI). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

O’Brien Coin Guide: GB & Northern Ireland Silver Threepence of George VI

Introduction: In 1936, Edward VIII produced a stunning new set of designs for British coinage and, in addition to producing a new ‘brass’ threepence, his proposed silver threepence featured the three rings of St Edward on the reverse. Between the death of his father, George V, and his planned coronation King Edward VIII abdicated and…

1833 £10 Gibbons & Williams, Dublin, S/N 99, dated 1st July 1833 and signed by Hutchins Thomas Williams. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Banknote Guide: Ten Pounds (Gibbons & Williams’ Bank) 1833

Gibbons & Williams Bank: Gibbons & Williams was one of the last private banks to be founded in Ireland. Founded in 1833, it spectacularly collapsed in 1835 when the senior partner, Hutchins Thomas Williams, was found to have been embezzling client funds. James Gibbons had parted company with him in 1834 and wasn’t involved in…

Hiberno-Norse Phase 1, Class B – Long Cross type (OGSEN) +OGSEN HEA MELNEM. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase I, Class B – Long Cross type (OGSEN)

Date: c. 1000-1010 Hiberno-Norse, Phase I Silver Penny in the name of ‘Ogsen’, Silver Penny in imitation of the English, Aethelred II Long Cross type. Blemish free and choice mint state / no peck marks Otherwise practically as struck Superb grey and gold tones Good extremely fine (gEF) Extremely rare References: O’Sullivan 11, S.6110. Obverse:…