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Ireland, Edward IV, Penny, Drogheda Mint

Price £250

Ireland, Edward IV, Penny, Drogheda Mint

Edward IV (1461-83), Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Drogheda Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, no marks in field, legend surrounding rev pellet and quatrefoil centre over long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.50g (Burns Dr-2; DF p.31 note; S.6369).

Struck on usual small flan, good portrait with pellet like die flaw on nose, very fine for issue and rare.

Jasper Burns Collection –one of 12 recorded by Burns as his Drogheda type 2