Henry VI (1422-61), First reign Groat, Rosette Mascle issue, Calais

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Henry VI (1422-61), First reign Groat, rosette mascle issue (1430-31). Calais issue, facing crowned bust, fleurs on cusps, within double tressure of nine arcs, crosses II/ V, legend surounds HENRIC…
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Description

Henry VI (1422-61), First reign Groat, rosette mascle issue (1430-31). Calais issue, facing crowned bust, fleurs on cusps, within double tressure of nine arcs, crosses II/ V, legend surounds HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC, Rev, long cross pattee, tri-pellets in each inner angle, rosette and saltire stops, inner legend VILLA CALI SIE with rosette and mascle stops, outer legend reads POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM, 3.79g (S.1859; N.1446; Buck 6, page 17).

Slate grey toning punctuated with hues of gold mint brilliance, well struck portrait, some softness in the profile and lowest part of hair curls. Reverse, marginally off centre, clear legends with rosettes and mascles. About very fine.

Specification

Period 1422 - 1461
Date 1430-31
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Groats

Coin Ruler

Henry VI (First Reign)

Country

England

Coin House

House of Lancaster

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Calais mint

References S.1859; N.1446; Buck 6, page 17
Weight 3.79 g

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