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Henry III late Silver Penny S.6242 Ricard c.1253 with 3 curls to either side of head

ID Number: 5615
Category: Irish Hammered Coins
Catalogue Number: S.6242, moneyer Ricard
Grade: VF reverse better
Weight: 1.46 g., 18 mm.
Date: 1251 - 1254
Mint: Dublin
Denomination: Silver Penny
Pedigree: ex J.Van Vranken; ex Glendining
Ruler: Henry III, 1216-1273
Price: $400.
Additional Details
Henry III, 1216 - 1273.  A silver penny, S.6243, 1.46 g.18 mm, moneyer Ricard.  Dublin mint, issued between autumn 1251 and Jan 1254.  Late coarse work, c. 1253.  Three curls to either side of head instead of two.  Rx legend reading around, RIC / RD / OND / IVE. 

RICARD and DAVI appear on the coins.  Richard Bonaventure and David of Enfield worked in London and are believed to have sent their dies to Dublin for these coins. 

Very Fine w some grey tone, reverse better.  All legends well struck.  A scarcer variety$400.

ex John Van Vranken collection.
ex Glendining
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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