In 1789, Mossop, a jeweller in Dublin and a die-sinker of very considerable merit, prepared a pattern penny, of which only six examples are said to have been struck, and two of them were presented to George III. Its rarity is due to the fact that the...
The Coinage of Ireland in Copper, Tin, and Pewter, 1460-1826 - Page 50
by Philip Nelson - 1905 - 98 pages
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