Irish Coin Daily: Edward I, Second coinage, Penny, Waterford, type Ib


Date: c. 1280-83

Edward I, Silver Penny, second coinage, type Ib, Waterford mint, crowned bust with trefoil of pellets below within triangle, rev long cross pattée, 1.26g (DF64, S6249)

Edward I, Silver Penny, second coinage, type Ib, Waterford mint, crowned bust with trefoil of pellets below within triangle, rev long cross pattée, 1.26g (DF64, S6249)

Description:

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

  • Weight: 1.26g

References: (DF 64, S 6249)

  • Toned, some die clash evident, otherwise very fine (VF)

Obverse:

  • Crowned, facing bust of Edward I, with trefoil of pellets below within triangle, legend surrounding, pellet at start of legend.
  • Legend:
    • .ED.W.R’.  ANGL’.D  NS.hYB’
    • Translates as:
      • Edward King of England, Lord of Ireland

Reverse:

  • Long cross pattée, three pellets in each angle, legend surrounding.
  • Legend:
    • CIVI  TAS  VATE  RFOR
    • Translates as:
      • Citizen of Waterford

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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