2019 Phil Lynott €15 commemorative coin, silver (boxed)

Irish Coin Daily: 2019 €15 silver Commemorative Proof (Phil Lynott)

  Date: 2019 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date: 27th November 2019 Coin launched by President Michael D. Higgins at St. Kevin’s College, Crumlin, the former school of Phil Lynott Issue Limit: 3,000 pieces Designer: Sandra Deiana (Italy) Quality: Proof strike Sterling Silver 0.925 fine Weight: 28.28 g Diameter: 38.61 mm  Description:…

2019 Centenary of First Trans-Atlantic Flight €15 Silver Proof

Irish Coin Daily: 2019 €15 silver Commemorative Proof (Centenary of the First Trans-Atlantic Flight)

Date: 2019 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date: 14th June 2019 The coin was launched at the Alcock & Brown 100 Festival in Clifden, Co Galway Derville Rowland Director General, Financial Conduct at the Central Bank presented a silver coin to Group Captain A J H Tony Alcock, nephew of Captain John…

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…

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…

2017 Ireland €15 silver proof commemorative coin (Sir Charles Algernon Parsons)

Irish Coin Daily: 2017 €15 silver Commemorative Proof (Sir Charles Algernon Parsons)

Date: 2017 Issued by: The Central Bank of Ireland Issue Date:  1st September 2017. Issue Limit: 6,000 pieces Designer:  Antonella Naplione (Italy) Quality: Proof strike Sterling Silver 0.925 fine Weight: 28.28 g  Diameter: 38.61 mm Description: Charles Parsons was born in 1854 and spent most of his childhood at Birr Castle, Co Offaly, his family’s…

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…

Hiberno-Norse, Phase VI silver penny - Crude draped bust left, crozier before, quatrefoil behind; Long cross, pellet within annulet at centre, sceptre and pellet in opposing quarters

Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Phase VI – Crude draped bust left / Voided long cross, pellet within annulet at centre

Date: c. 1095/1100-1150   Description: Hiberno-Scandinavian period, Phase VI, Penny. Class A, Type 1c – degraded imitation of the Long Cross type of Æthelred II, crook before left-facing bust and quatrefoil behind. Long cross with pellet within annulet at centre, sceptres and pellets in opposing quarters. Uncertain mint signature and moneyer. Diameter: 18 mm Weight: …