Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver, 1561) Shilling, dated 1561. Crowned bust to left / Three Harps posed on crowned shield

Irish Coin Daily: Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver, 1561) Shilling, dated 1561

Date: 1561 Description: Elizabeth I, 2nd Irish Coinage (fine silver) Shilling, dated 1561. Crowned bust to left / Three Harps posed on crowned shield, date either side. Mintmark: Harp (Dublin mint). Diameter: 29 mm Weight: 4.65 g Fine Silver: 0.916 fine References: D&F 248;  S. 6505 Well struck on a broad flan and with good legends.…

James I, 1st Irish Coinage (1603-1604), 1st Bust (squared beard), Sixpence, 2.26g, mintmark Bell (DF. 260, S. 6513)

Irish Coin Daily: James I, 1st Irish Coinage (1603-1604), 1st Bust (squared beard), Sixpence, mint mark Bell

Date: 1603-04 Description: James I, 1st Irish Coinage (1603-1604), 1st Bust (squared beard), Sixpence, mint mark Bell. Weight: 2.26 g Good Very Fine  (gVF) Toned References: DF. 260, S. 6513 Obverse: Crowned (first) bust of James I, facing right. The first bust can be quickly identified via the ‘squared beard’ Legend: IACOBVS D G ANG…

James I, 2nd Irish Coinage (1605-1607), 3rd Bust (decorated shoulder) Silver Shilling, mint mark: Martlet (1605). DF. 261; S. 6515.

Irish Coin Daily: James I, 2nd Irish Coinage (1605-1607), 3rd Bust (decorated shoulder), Shilling, mintmark Martlet

Date: 1605 Description: James I, 2nd Irish Coinage (1605-1607), 3rd Bust (decorated shoulder), Shilling, 4.24g., mintmark Martlet. Nicely toned example, with some light scratches on the obverse. Weight: 4.24 g Very Fine  (VF) References: DF. 261, S. 6515 Obverse: Crowned (third) bust of James I, facing right. The third bust can be quickly identified via…

Ormonde Money, Shilling, Pellet between CR, tall numerals, small 'D' on reverse.

Irish Coin Daily: Ormonde Money Shilling, Pellet between CR; tall numerals, small ‘D’ on reverse

Date: 1643-44 Description: Ormonde Money, Shilling, Pellet between CR; tall numerals, small ‘D’ on reverse Weight: 5.5 g References: S 6546 Well-struck on a full flan Good very fine (gVF) Toned. Obverse: Crowned C·R (for Charles Rex) within a double circle Pellet between ‘C’ and ‘R’ Serifed CR within the inner (wire) circle Reverse: Roman…

James I Silver Irish Shilling, First coinage, First bust, Mintmark Bell, 4.27g 28.4mm, S.6512. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: James I, Silver Shilling, First Bust / First Irish Coinage – m.m. Bell (1603-4)

Date: 1603-04 Description: James I Silver Shilling, First coinage, struck at the Tower Mint, London. No date but the mint mark: Bell denotes the year 1603-04. This issue of Irish shillings were of good silver but, being only three-quarters of the weight of an English shilling, they were accepted as legal tender in England and…