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Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots

Lot nuber 1384

IRELAND. Edward IV. First reign, 1461-1470. AR Penny (16mm, 0.54 g, 2h). Anonymous ‘Crown’ coinage. Dublin mint. Struck circa 1460-1463.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1384.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

British, Silver

Sold For $ 3 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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IRELAND. Edward IV. First reign, 1461-1470. AR Penny (16mm, 0.54 g, 2h). Anonymous ‘Crown’ coinage. Dublin mint. Struck circa 1460-1463. Crown within tressure of nine arches; trefoils at upper cusps / + CIV TAS DVB LINI, long cross pattée; trefoil of pellets in angles, additional annulet in second and third. IHP N-1; D&F 92 var. (annulets); SCBI –; SCBC 6276. Lightly creased. Good Fine. Extremely rare.

Only one Penny of the ‘Anonymous Crown’ coinage has been sold at auction in the past 20 years. That coin, lot 43 in the sale of the celebrated LaRiviere collection, was struck from the same obverse die as the specimen offered here. Both coins share the same reverse die however between the striking of the LaRiviere specimen and this coin annulets were added in the second and third quarters.

The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots will be held Wednesday afternoon, 15 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.