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

Suns and Roses coinage, Dublin, mm. not visible, rose and sun by crown, sun and rose by neck, rev. rose in centre, suns and roses in angles, 0.52g/3h (Burns S-3; S 6397). Chipped, otherwise nearly very fine, very rare £300-400


This rarer and later Keyting punch appears to revert to the more traditional ‘almond’ eyes and round chin of previous issues, but still retains a more refined style