at 400 dots / inch
This coin is an example of a penny of Edward's second coinage struck in Dublin.
are clear with no blundering and read:
This coin is from the first group of issues which are normally characterised by a trefoil of pellets on the king's breast (see illustration) . However this coin is a very scarce variety which has no pellets on the king's breast.
This coin is in Fine/Very Fine condition (meaning obverse is Fine and reverse is Very Fine). The obverse is quite weakly struck and has some flatness in the design as well as in the legends, the reverse is quite well struck up and has not suffered the same level of wear.
This would not normally be a desireable condition for an Edward I penny of a common type as Very Fine examples are generally available, however this variety with no pellets below the bust is very scarce and the few known examples are not in particularly nice grades. They are rarely offered for sale.
This variety is not listed in the current printed catalogs.
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