Edward IV (1461-70), first reign, Groat, quatrefoils at neck, nothing on breast, extra pellet reverse, London

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Edward IV, (1461-70), first reign, Groat, light coinage (1464-70), type Vc, London mint, facing crowned bust, quatrefoils at neck, trefoils on cusps, nothing on breast, extra pellet below CIVI, mintmark…
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Edward IV, (1461-70), first reign, Groat, light coinage (1464-70), type Vc, London mint, facing crowned bust, quatrefoils at neck, trefoils on cusps, nothing on breast, extra pellet below CIVI, mintmark rose both sides (1464-65), legend surrounds EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC. Rev, long cross fourchee, trefoil of pellets in angles, reads POSVI DEV A DIVTOR E MEVM, inner script CIVITAS LONDON, 3.08g (S.2000; N.1567, B&W Vc).

Struck on a slightly irregular flan with even cabinet toning throughout, flan ragged at 10 o’clock. Portrait comprehensive with a little flatness in the initial strike. Legends legible, lesser seen type with the trefoils on cusps as opposed to fleurs,. Very fine, pleasing, on good metal with clear fields.

Bought York Coin shop, 1980

Specification

Period 1461 - 1470
Date 1464-65
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Groats

Coin Ruler

Edward IV (First Reign)

Country

England

Coin House

House of York

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London/ Rose

References S.2000; N.1567, B&W Vc
Weight 3.08 g

Provenance

Ex York Coin shop, 1980

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