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 £1,800

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Confederate Catholics, ‘Blacksmith’s’ issue, Halfcrown, mm. cross potent on obv., harp on rev., horse without cross on housing, 13.32g/3h (Bull 31 [M11-10-18, this coin]; S 6557A; DF 335; KM. 51.2). Flat in places with some dark staining, otherwise good very fine for issue and much as struck, very rare £2,000-3,000


Provenance: Important Irish Coins from a Private Collection, Part I, DNW Auction 77, 12 March 2008, lot 75 [from Spink]