Henry VI (1422-61) Groat, Pinecone-Mascle issue, Calais

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Henry VI, (1422-61), first reign, Groat, Calais Mint, pinecone mascle issue (1431-32/33), mintmark crosses IIIb?/V, facing crowned bust, pinecone and mascle and saltire stops both sides, legend surrounding +HENRIC DI…
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Description

Henry VI, (1422-61), first reign, Groat, Calais Mint, pinecone mascle issue (1431-32/33), mintmark crosses IIIb?/V, facing crowned bust, pinecone and mascle and saltire stops both sides, legend surrounding +HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC. Rev, long cross fourchee, trefoil of pellets in angles, reads +POSVI DEVM A DIVTOR E MEVM, inner script VIL LA CALI SIE, 3.64g (S.1875; N.1461).

A fully centred strike, light slate grey and darker toning, minimal porosity, striking portrait. Good very fine, a comprehensive example.

Ex. V. C. Vecchi (dealer) bought 1980

Specification

Period 1422 - 1461
Date 1431-32/33
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Groats

Coin Ruler

Henry VI (First Reign)

Country

England

Coin House

House of Lancaster

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Calais/ Pinecone Mascle issue

References S.1875; N.1461
Weight 3.64 g

Provenance

Ex Vecchi, bought 1980

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