The Theo Bullmore Collection of Irish Coins of the Great Rebellion, 1642-1649

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Date of Auction: 15th September 2015

Sold for £6,000

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Confederate Catholics, ‘Blacksmith’s’ issue, Halfcrown, mm. cross potent on obv., harp on rev., horse with cross on housing, 14.80g/9h (Bull 29 [K14-6-11, this coin]; S 6557; DF 335; KM. 51.1). Reverse slightly double-struck, otherwise good very fine for issue, very rare £3,000-4,000

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Provenance: Important Irish Coins from a Private Collection, Part I, DNW Auction 77, 12 March 2008, lot 74