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Edward IV first reign, Groat, Coventry

Price £475

Edward IV first reign, Groat, Coventry

Edward IV first reign (1461-70), Groat, Coventry Mint, light coinage (1464-70), facing crowned bust, quatrefoil either side of neck, C on breast struck over an E, reuse of an old York obverse die, within tressure of nine arcs, large fleurs on cusps, initial mark sun (1467-70), rev. long cross, dual concentric inscriptions around trio of pellets in each inner angle, 2.47gms (N.1581; S.2008).

Clipped round, the C on breast more like an E, with Coventry mint reading on reverse, a muled rarity, toned very fine