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Richard III Cross & Pellets Silver Penny of Dublin

ID Number: 5608
Category: Irish Hammered Coins
Catalogue Number: S.6410; Burns Du17R
Grade: about EF
Weight: 0.56 g., 13 mm.
Date: 1483-1485
Mint: Dublin
Denomination: Silver Penny
Ruler: Richard III
Price: $5500. sold
Additional Details
Richard III, 1483-1485. Fine silver penny.  S.6410; Burns Du17R, 0.56 g., 13 mm.  Cross and Pellets coinage, Dublin mint.  Annulets by neck, Rx Quatrefoil in centre of cross.

Jasper Burns denotes these 5 diagnostic identifiers for the Richard III obverses.  See Burns, "Irish Hammered Pennies of Edward IV, Edward V, and Richard III." purple 5th ed, p.104.

Five identifiers for Richard III obverse dies...
1) thick upper lip
2) small narrow lower lip
3) larger higher bulging right eye (from the viewer's standpoint)
4) two central openings in the crown uneven in size and slanting to right
5) hair terminating at mid-cheek

Particularly nice, and Extremely RareAbout EF$5500.  sold
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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