Ireland Half Crown - May (Gun Money), 1690
Ireland Half Crown - May (Gun Money), 1690

Ireland Half Crown - May (Gun Money), 1690

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This bronze coin is an Irish half crown (2.5 shillings) which was issued by King James II in May of 1690. It was part of an issue of coins commonly referred to as "gun money" because it was minted from melted down guns and cannons, among other things. This coin was part of the "Small" size issue and has been encapsulated/slabbed and graded AU 50 by ANACS.

Krause Mishler World Catalog #KM101