Henry III S.6240 Davi Coarse Silver Penny Davi


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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, 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.

Extremely Fine.  Sharp portraits and legends. Bold fully detailed strike w faint luster amongst fine toning.  $950.

ex Kunker 8 Mar 2010 L.383 w envelope

Category: Irish Hammer Coins
Catalogue Number: S.6240 Davi; DF 57
Date: 1251 - 1254
Denomination: Silver Penny
Grade: Extremely Fine
Mint: Dublin
Pedigree: ex Kunker Mar 2010, L.383
Ruler: Henry III, 1216-1272
Weight: 1.38 g.