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Ireland, Edward IV, Penny, Dublin Mint

Price £500

Ireland, Edward IV, Penny, Dublin Mint

Edward IV (1461-83), Penny, type V, heavy cross and pellets coinage (1470-3?), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, pellets at neck, initial mark rose, legend surrounding, rev long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.48g (Burns Du-5H; cf. DF 136; cf. S.6364).

Large edge chip, struck on usual small flan, nearly very fine for issue, the Dowle and Finn and Spink only record this obverse in the type VI light coinage, the only known specimen and plate coin in Burns.

Jasper Burns Collection – unique plate coin recorded by Burns as his heavy Dublin type 5