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Ireland, Edward IV, Penny, Dublin Mint

Price £150

Ireland, Edward IV, Penny, Dublin Mint

Edward IV (1461-83), Penny, type VII, sun and roses coinage (c.1478-83), Dublin Mint, crowned facing bust within beaded circle, sun to left of neck and right of crown, rose to right of neck and left of crown, legend surrounding, initial mark rose, rev rose at centre over long cross pattée, two suns and one rose in two quarters, one sun and two roses in other two quarters, beaded circle and legend surrounding, 0.50g (Burns S-3; DF 167; S.6394).

Ragged and chipped, flan split and struck off-centre on small flan, detail of coin about very fine.

Jasper Burns Collection – plate coin, one of 35 recorded by Burns as his Sun and Roses type 3