Edward IV (1471-1483), Second reign, Groat, London mint

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Edward IV (1471-1483), Second reign, Groat, London mint, type XIV, crowned facing bust, mintmark small annulet both sides, legend surrounds EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC, small trefoils on…
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Edward IV (1471-1483), Second reign, Groat, London mint, type XIV, crowned facing bust, mintmark small annulet both sides, legend surrounds EDWARD DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC, small trefoils on cusps. Rev, long cross pattee, tri-pellets in each inner angle, twin concentric legends and beaded circles surrounding, outer legend reads POSVI DEVM A DIVTORE MEVM, inner legend CIVITAS LONDON, 2.95g (S.2096; N.1631; B&W XIV).

Lightly toned on a full and round flan, portrait in low relief due to either a soft strike or worn dies as the rest of the piece is in stronger definition. Reverse, unevenly toned. Good fine, excellent legend inscriptions, an academic example of Blunt and Whitton type XIV.

Specification

Period1471 - 1483
Date1472-3
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Groats

Coin Ruler

Edward IV (Second Reign)

Country

England

Coin House

House of York

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London mint,

ReferencesS.2096; N.1631; B&W XIV
Weight295 g

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