Irish Coin Daily: Edward IV. First reign, Anonymous ‘Crown’ coinage. Penny (Dublin mint) Crown within tressure of nine arches


Date: c. 1460-1463

Edward IV. First reign, Anonymous 'Crown' coinage. Penny (16mm, 0.54 g). Dublin mint, c. 1460-1463. Crown within tressure of nine arches. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Edward IV. First reign, Anonymous ‘Crown’ coinage. Penny (Dublin Mint)

Description:

Edward IV (First reign, 1461-1470) silver penny. Anonymous ‘Crown’ coinage. Dublin mint. Struck circa 1460-1463.

  • Diameter: 16mm
  • Weight: 0.54 g
  • Good Fine (gF). Lightly creased.
    • Extremely rare
    • Only one Penny of the ‘Anonymous Crown’ coinage has been sold at auction in the past 20 years. This is the second example to become available and it is a variety of the first, i.e. annulets added in the second and third quarters.

References:

  • IHP N-1; D&F 92 var. (annulets); SCBI –; SCBC 6276

Obverse:

  • Crown within tressure of nine arches; trefoils at upper cusps
  • Legend:
    • + CIV TAS DVB LINI

Reverse:

  • Long cross pattée; trefoil of pellets in angles, additional annulet in second and third.

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Anglo-Norman
    • House of York
    • First Reign, 4th March 1461 until 3rd October 1470
  • Edward IV (1461-1483)
  • Hammered

 


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