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Ireland, Edward IV, Penny, Dublin Mint

Price £350

Ireland, Edward IV, Penny, Dublin Mint

Edward IV (1461-83), Penny, type VI, light cross and pellets coinage (1473-8?), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, pellet either side of neck, initial mark pierced cinquefoil, legend surrounding, rev pellet and quatrefoil centre over long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.51g (Burns Du-6a; DF 137; S.6365).

Well struck with a pleasing portrait, right pellet by neck die flawed across to hair, slightly double struck reverse, good very fine for issue, Burns records 42 specimens of this Dublin type.