Ireland token, Charles II (1649-1685), Dublin Corporation, Halfpenny, 1679, in silver, arms of Dublin, · the · dvblin · halfpennie ·, rev. crowned harp, · long · live · the · king ·, edge grained

Irish Coin Daily: Dublin Corporation Halfpenny (silver)

Date: 1679 Description: Country: Ireland Category: Charles II Token Notes: This token is interesting for a number of reasons: It was issued after the last proclamation of Charles II banning the use of such tokens. Prior to this issue, it was not uncommon for city mayors to issue tokens in their own name, though not…

John as Lord of Ireland - Dublin / Norman - Cross Potent Halfpenny 1190-1198 AD. Second coinage, group I

Irish Coin Daily: Prince John’s Silver Halfpenny (Second Coinage, Dublin Mint / Norman)

Date: 1190-1198 Description: Country: Ireland Category: Anglo-Norman House of Anjou Angevin Richard I (the Lion Heart) John as Lord of Ireland Second Coinage (Dominus / Cross Potent Issue) Dublin Mint Moneyer: Norman Hammered Further Reading: O’Brien Coin Guide: Why did Henry II not issue coins under his own name for Ireland? O’Brien Rare Coin Review:…

John, as Lord of Ireland, 1185 (First Coinage, Profile Issue) Halfpenny, Dublin, ROGER

Irish Coin Daily: Prince John’s Silver Halfpenny (First ‘Profile’ Coinage, Uncertain Mint / Roger)

Date: c. 1185 Country: Ireland Category: Anglo-Norman House of Anjou Angevin Henry II John as Lord of Ireland First Coinage (Profile Issue) Dublin Mint Moneyer: Roger Hammered     Further Reading: O’Brien Coin Guide: Why did Henry II not issue coins under his own name for Ireland? O’Brien Rare Coin Review: John, Lord of Ireland, 1179 (First…

John as Lord of Ireland, silver halfpenny (First Profile issue) Elis moneyer, Dublin mint

Irish Coin Daily: Prince John’s Silver Halfpenny (First ‘Profile’ Coinage, Dublin Mint / Elis)

Date: c. 1185 Country: Ireland Category: Anglo-Norman House of Anjou Angevin Henry II John as Lord of Ireland First Coinage (Profile Issue) Dublin Mint Moneyer: Elis Hammered     Further Reading: O’Brien Coin Guide: Why did Henry II not issue coins under his own name for Ireland? O’Brien Rare Coin Review: John, Lord of Ireland, 1179 (First…

Ireland, John (as Lord), Second coinage, Halfpenny, Kilkenny, type Ib, Waltex, waltex on re, obv. reads iohannes, 0.70g/9h (O'Sullivan obv. die 5/rev. die 2; SCBI Belfast 139; S 6215; DF 40b). Parts of legend flat, otherwise about very fine and extremely rare

Irish Coin Daily: Prince John’s Silver Halfpenny (Second Coinage, Kilkenny Mint / Waltrex)

Date: c. 1190-1199 Description: John (as Lord of Ireland), Second coinage, Halfpenny, Kilkenny, type Ib, Waltrex, 0.70g/9h (O’Sullivan obv. die 5/rev. die 2; SCBI Belfast 139; S 6215; DF 40b). About Very Fine (aVF) Parts of legend flat Extremely rare Obverse: Facing diademed head, legend around +IOHANNES Reverse: Voided cross potent, legend around +WALTREX KE Translates…

Prince John, as Lord of Ireland (1172-1199), Halfpenny, second coinage (1190-99), group Ib (1190-98), smaller diameter flan, Waterford Mint, Moneyer Marcus, facing diademed head, legend surrounding, rev voided cross potent within inner circle, annulets in angles, legend surrounding, 0.65g (Withers type I, Marcus 2a; D.F. 40A; S.6208). Cleaned, weak in parts, very fine for issue and rare

Irish Coin Daily: Prince John’s Silver Halfpenny (Second Coinage, Waterford Mint / Marcus)

Date: c. 1190-99 Description: Prince John, as Lord of Ireland (1172-1199), Halfpenny, second coinage (1190-99), group Ib (1190-98), smaller diameter flan, Waterford Mint, Moneyer Marcus, 0.65g (Withers type I, Marcus 2a; D.F. 40A; S.6208). Very fine for issue (VF) Cleaned, weak in parts Rare Obverse: Facing diademed head, legend surrounding IOHANNES DOM Translates as “John…