Lot 3050: World Coins - Ireland - Edward IV - Dublin - Variant Sun and Rose Penny
December 10, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1479-1483 AD. Burns Group 5. Obv: facing bust with sun left of neck and rose right and rose left of crown with sun right and EDWARD DI GRA DNS HYB legend. Rev: long cross with small rose at centre with 2 roses/sun to first and third quadrants and rose/2 suns to second and fourth with CIVI TAS DVB LIN legend for Dublin mint. S. 6395; Burns S-3 variant (arrangement of reverse quadrant symbols). 0.50 grams. . The usual arrangement for the symbols in the reverse quadrants to the Dublin coins is rose/2 suns to first and third (CIVI and DVB) and 2 roses/sun to second and fourth (TAS and LIN); on this coin the arrangement is reversed. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Very fine for issue; flan clipped/short as usual. Scarce.