Irish Pennies of Edward IV, Edward V and Richard III from the Collection of O. Mac Conamhna

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Date of Auction: 12th June 2018


Estimate: £300 - £400

First Cross and Pellets coinage, Trim, mm. not visible, bust B, no marks on obv., rev. nothing in centre, no extra pellets, mm. after villa, 0.44g/6h (Burns T-1H; S 6315). About fine, extremely rare £300-400


One of three recorded Trim pennies with Burns bust punch B. Mac Conamhna notes the dilapidation of the punch and states that the pattern of evident damage indicates that it is almost certainly the same as Burns punch J, given by him to the post-1470 coinages