Edward IV, (1461-70), first reign, Groat, light coinage (1464-70), mule of type VI/Vd, London

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Edward IV, (1461-70), first reign, Groat, light coinage (1464-70), mule of type VI/Vd, London mint, facing crowned bust within double tressure of nine arcs, quatrefoils at neck, fleurs on cusps,…
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Description

Edward IV, (1461-70), first reign, Groat, light coinage (1464-70), mule of type VI/Vd, London mint, facing crowned bust within double tressure of nine arcs, quatrefoils at neck, fleurs on cusps, mintmark sun on obverse and rose on reverse, legend surrounds EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC. Rev, long cross fourchée, trefoil of pellets in angles, reads POSVI DEVM A DIVTORE MEVM, inner script CIVITAS LONDON, die break on the reverse 3.13g (S.2000; N.1569/68, B&W VI/Vd; Stewartby p.431).

Lightly toned on a fully rounded flan with a central strike, both mintmarks clear marking out the mule variety, some light contact marks. Slightly double struck otherwise nearly very fine. Rare.

Specification

Period 1461 - 1470
Date 1464-70
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Groats

Coin Ruler

Edward IV (First Reign)

Country

England

Coin House

House of York

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London

Weight 3.13 g

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