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Lot 30761

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30761
Date (1470-73)
Country Ireland
Service Catalog # 757228
Denomination 4P
Description Edward IV (1461-83) Groat c.1470-73, Dublin mint, mm. pierced cross/?, S-6304, VF30 NGC. Obv. + ?DWARDVS : D?I : GRA : DnS : hYB?RnI?, crowned bust within tressure of eight arches, pellets in the lower three spandrels. Rev. ? POSVI ? D?VM : A ? DIVTOR ? ? : M?VM : ?? CIVI ? TAS ? DVBL ? InI?, long cross dividing two concentric legends with trefoils of pellets in each angle; an additional small pellet in the second and fourth quarters. Somewhat unevenly struck, as is typical for the type, with strong centers and an excellent portrait on a lightly clipped planchet. This issue was as heavy as English coins of the same type, possibly to allow them to circulate outside of Ireland. Realized $646.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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