Edward IV (1461-70), Groat, First reign, trefoils at neck, London

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Edward IV, (1461-70), first reign, Groat, light coinage (1464-70), type Xa London mint, facing crowned bust, trefoils at neck and cusps, mintmark long cross fitchee/ sun (1469-70), legend surrounds EDWARD…
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Description

Edward IV, (1461-70), first reign, Groat, light coinage (1464-70), type Xa London mint, facing crowned bust, trefoils at neck and cusps, mintmark long cross fitchee/ sun (1469-70), 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, 3.03g (S.2003; N.1577, B&W Xa).

A fully centred strike on a symmetrical flan, the obverse die perhaps partially worn. Comprehensive portrait despite some fade in the King’s left portion of hair, legends legible both sides. Very fine with a slight softness to strike, reverse better.

Specification

Period 1461 - 1470
Date 1469-70
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Groats

Coin Ruler

Edward IV (First Reign)

Country

England

Coin House

House of York

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London mint

References S.2003; N.1577, B&W Xa
Weight 3.03 g

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