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Henry III Silver Penny S.6240 moneyer Davi

ID Number: 5616
Category: Irish Hammered Coins
Catalogue Number: S.6240; DF.57 Davi
Grade: Good VF
Weight: 1.46 g., 18 mm.
Date: 1251-1254
Mint: Dublin
Denomination: Silver Penny
Pedigree: ex Patrick Finn
Ruler: Henry III, 1216-1273
Price: $500.
Additional Details
Henry III, 1216 - 1273.  Dublin mint coinage issued between Autumn 1251 and Jan 1254

; DF 57. 1.46 g., 18 mm. Coarser work.  Crowned head facing in single triangle, hENRI/CVSR/EXIII.  Cinquefoil to rt. of neck. Central pellets not joined to band of crown.  Rx. Voided cross w/3 pellets in each angle and central pellet on cross, DAV/ION/DIV/ELI about. 

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. 

Good Very Fine.  Sharp portraits and legends. Bold fully detailed strike w faint luster amongst fine toning.  $500.

ex Patrick Finn with his ticket
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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