Edward IV (1461-70), first reign, Groat, Mule VII/VIII

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Edward IV (1461-70), First reign, Groat, light coinage. London. Mule class VII/VIII. Initial mark, crown on obverse, facing bust within double tressure of eight arcs quatrefoils by neck, all within…
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Edward IV (1461-70), First reign, Groat, light coinage. London. Mule class VII/VIII. Initial mark, crown on obverse, facing bust within double tressure of eight arcs quatrefoils by neck, all within beaded linear circle, trefoils on cusps except above crown, legend reads EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC. Rev, initial mark Sun, long cross pattee, tri pellets in each quarter, double concentric legends, saltire stops. Outer legend reads POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM, inner legend CIVITAS LONDON, 3.05g (N.1570/71; S 2000).

Almost very fine, an interesting mule, recorded by Ivan Buck in his book ‘Medieval English Groats’ pp31, type VII/VIII, with no quatrefoil on breast.

Specification

Period1461 - 1470
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Groats

Coin Ruler

Edward IV (First Reign)

Country

England

Coin House

House of York

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Crown obv/ Sun rev (Mule)

ReferencesN.1570/71; S 2000
Weight3.05 g

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