Irish Coin Daily: Edward IV, Silver Penny – Small Cross on Rose / Radiant Sun (pellet-in-annulet at centre)


The Irish Coin Cabinet, Irish Coin Ddatabase, Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland

Date: c. 1478

Ireland, Edward IV (Second reign) Silver Penny, Small Cross on Rose - Radiant Sun coinage. Dublin mint. Struck c. 1478

Description:

Edward IV (Second reign) silver penny (12.5mm, 0.54 g) Small Cross on Rose/Radiant Sun coinage. Dublin mint. Struck c. 1478. SCBI –; D&F 113; SCBC 6289.

  • Deeply toned, clipped, creased, with associated surface crack
  • Near VF (aVF)
  • Extremely rare type

Obverse:

  • Rose with small cross pattée at centre

Reverse:

  • Sun with pellet-in-annulet at centre

 

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Anglo-Norman
    • House of York
  • Edward IV (1471-1483)
    • Second period of rule (11th April 1471 – 9th April 1483)
      • War of the Roses
  • Hammered
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