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IRELAND - Charles I and the Great Rebellion

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IR483 – ENGLAND and IRELAND, CHARLES I (1625-1649), Copper Royal Farthing, “Maltravers” issue 0.29g., type III, m.m. Bell, (S.6526 (Irish); S.3189 (English)), fair. $50

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IJF15 - Charles I (1625-1649), Copper 'Rose' Farthing, 1.05g., 14mm, m.m. lis, CAROLVS  D G MAG BRI, single arched crown and crossed scepters, rev., crowned rose, FRAN ET HIB REX, (S.6529), good very fine or better, good metal. $95

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IJF16 - Charles I (1625-1649), Copper 'Rose' Farthing, 0.94g., 14mm, m.m. mullet, CAROLVS  D G MAG BRI, single arched crown and crossed scepters, rev., crowned rose, FRAN ET HIB REX, (S.6529), good very fine or better, good metal. $95

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IR1673 - The Great Rebellion, Coinages of the Lords Justices, James Butler Marquis of Ormonde, Shilling, 5.42g., 'Ormonde Money' (1643-1644), crowned  C R (Carolvs Rex), rev., value mark (S.6546), good fine, honest wear. $245 NOW $165

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IR1751 - The Great Rebellion, Coinages of the Lords Justices, 'Inchiquin Money', Shilling, 5.52g., 30mm, issue of 1642, struck at Dublin, stamped 3 dwt:. 21 gr: in pellet bordered circle both sides, (S.6533), good very fine, rare. $7,995

Provenance:
Ex Howard D. Gibbs Collection, Hans Schulman Auction, New York, November 19, 1960, lot 196.
Sold by Spink and Son Ltd (stock ticket included).

Struck from cut and flattened silver plate collected in around Dublin by supporters of Charles I on the outbreak of Civil War in England. The plate was at first donated (£1,200 worth) and later received in exchange for promissory notes.