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Henry III S.6240 Ricard Coarse Silver Penny

Summary
ID Number: 74
Category: Irish Hammered Coins
Catalogue Number: S.6240 Ricard; DF 57
Grade: Good Very Fine
Weight: 1.445 g., 18 mm.
Date: 1251 - 1254
Mint: Dublin
Denomination: Silver Penny
Pedigree: ex Kunker 3 Mar 2008, L.3322
Ruler: Henry III, 1216-1272
Price: $600.
Additional Details
Henry III, 1216 - 1273.  Dublin mint coinage issued between Autumn 1251 and Jan 1254

S.6240
; DF 57. 1.466 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, RIC/ARD/OND/IVE 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.  Showing slight wear but all devices and legends complete and boldly struck. Excellent original surfaces w traces of luster remaining w nice old tone.  $600.

ex Kunker DeWit Sale 3 Mar 2008 L.3322 w envelope
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Both sides
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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