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

Sold for £150

Estimate: £150 - £200

Second Cross and Pellets coinage, Drogheda, mm. not visible, no marks on obv., rev. quatrefoil in centre, no extra pellets, 0.55g/4h (Burns –; S –). About very fine, extremely rare £150-200


The crown punch is almost precisely at the same stage as that used for the Dublin die illustrated in Mac Conamhna fig. 3, no. 9, and also the following lot