Irish Coin Daily: Edward I’s Second Coinage, Penny, Dublin Mint, Class 1b (pellet before EDW)


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

Date: c. 1280-83

Edward I (1272-1307), Penny, 1.41g, Dublin, type Ib, pellet before Edward, facing bust in triangle, rev. civi tas dubl inie, long cross pattée, three pellets in each angle (S.6247; Stewartby p.182 Ib). The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Description:

Edward I’s Second Coinage, Silver Penny, Class 1b (Pellet before EDW in obverse legend).

  • Weight: 1.41g

References: (S.6247; Stewartby p.182 Ib)

  • Dark tone, nearly Very Fine (nVF)

Obverse:

  • Facing bust of Edward I in triangle, three pellets on the breast (the third is in the collar) and a contraction bar above S of DNS.
  • Legend:
    • .EDW.R’. ANGL’.D NS.hYB’
    • Translates as:
      • Edward King of England, Lord of Ireland

Reverse:

  • Long cross pattée, three pellets in each angle. Roman ‘N’ (as opposed to Lombardic ‘n’) in ‘INIE’
  • Legend:
    • CIVI  TAS  DUBL  INIE
    • Translates as:
      • Citizen of Dublin

Country:

  • Ireland

Category:

  • Anglo-Norman
    • House of Plantagenet
    • Angevin
  • Edward I (1272-1307)
  • Hammered

 


Other coins in this Series:

Further Reading:

  • O’Brien Coin Guide: The 1st Irish Coinage of Edward I (1276)
  • O’Brien Coin Guide: The 2nd Irish Coinage of Edward I (1280-83)
  • O’Brien Coin Guide: The 3rd Irish Coinage of Edward I (1294-1302)
  • O’Brien Coin Guide: The 4th Irish Coinage of Edward I (1294)
  • O’Brien Coin Guide: The 5th Irish Coinage of Edward I (1295)
  • O’Brien Coin Guide: The 6th Irish Coinage of Edward I (1300)

 

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