Edward IV (1461-70), First reign, Groat, York mint

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Edward IV, (1461-70), first reign, Groat, light coinage (1464-70), type VI, York mint, facing crowned bust, quatrefoils at neck, lombardic closed E on breast, mintmark sun (1465-66) both sides, legend…
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Description

Edward IV, (1461-70), first reign, Groat, light coinage (1464-70), type VI, York mint, facing crowned bust, quatrefoils at neck, lombardic closed E on breast, mintmark sun (1465-66) both sides, 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 EBORACI, 3.04g (S.2012; N.1583, B&W VI).

Lightly toned, some dishing to the eastern sphere of coin, reflected also on the reverse, legends otherwise legible. Good portrait, clear E struck on the breast. Good fine.

Ex P. A. Rayner, bought 1984

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

York mint

References S.2012; N.1583, B&W VI
Weight 3.04 g

Provenance

Ex P. A. Rayner, bought 1984

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