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Ireland, Edward IV, Penny, Dublin Mint

Price £575

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 of a different style, pellet either side of neck, 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 Du-6b; cf. DF 137; cf.S.6365).

Clipped, toned very fine for issue, with a clear portrait, only defined by Burns as a distinct issue based on portrait style, unique. Jasper Burns Collection – unique plate coin recorded by Burns as his Dublin type 6b