Wicklow 51, Cronebane. Miner's Arms (Dalton & Hamer, page 532)

Denomination: halfpenny, scarcity: Common
Counterfeits. Miner's Arms. 1789.
With crosier. Curved 1.

51.  O: A bishop's head in profile, with crosier. CRONEBANE HALFPENNY. The period
        is farther still from crosier, and the ends of ribbon shorter. There is
        usually a flaw under the bust by which it may be recognized.
     R: Shield of arms, crest a windlass. ASSOCIATED IRISH MINERS ARMS. 1789.
        The handle comes just under, but does not touch the first limb of the R, 
        the 1 of date comes between the I and A, and the 9 by the S.
     E: PAYABLE AT CLOUGHER OR IN DUBLIN -- X  X --

51a. E: CURRENT EVERY WHERE.
51b. E: Engrailed.
51c. E: Milled.
51d. E: Plain (not in collar).

Nos. 51b, d, RRR. 51, a, c, common.

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cronebane halfpenny,associated irish miners arms,1789

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