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Ireland, Edward IV, Penny, Dublin Mint

Price £300

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, legend surrounding, rev rose at centre over long cross pattée, tri-pellets in each inner angle, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.49g (Burns Du-7; DF -; S.-).

Double struck on obverse on usual small flan, flat in part, toned good fine, one of only two known to Burns, of the highest rarity.

Jasper Burns Collection – one of 2 specimens recorded by Burns as his Dublin type 7