Irish Coin Daily: Hiberno-Norse Silver Penny, Sihtric of Dublin, Phase II (c.1015-1035) + SIHTRC RE DIFLM, + FÆ REMI NMO DYHI — The Old Currency Exchange is a specialist dealer and valuer of coins, tokens and banknotes

Date: c. 1015-1035 Description: Hiberno-Norse, Sihtric, penny, phase II (c.1015-1035), imitating long cross type of Aethelred II, + SIHTRC RE DIFLM, bust l., rev. + FÆ REMI NMO DYHI, long voided cross, pellet in each angle (S.6122; D&F.23), bottom edge very ragged About very fine (aVF) Scarce Country: Ireland Category: Hiberno-Norse Phase 2 Hammered Further…

Irish Coin Daily: Gold Ring Money — The Old Currency Exchange is a specialist dealer and valuer of coins, tokens and banknotes

Date: c. 1000 BC Description: Gold ring money ca. 1000 BC. Ring in torques form. The body is twisted as decoration and ends in plain pointed terminals. 4,39 g. Extremely Fine (EF) Rare Country: This type of ‘proto-currency’ is found throughout Bronze Age Europe Ring Money is also found in Ireland Category: Bronze Age Further […]…

Stampa 2015 Guinness FDC

Is Stampa is failing Irish philately ?

Is Stampa is failing Irish philately ? Having been actively involved in Irish philately since the 1960’s, I am of the opinion that we have been slowly going backwards since the 1970’s and rapidly going backwards since the 1990’s. One only has to look back to the 1950s and 1960’s to see what could be…