Henry VII (1485-1509), Groat, Class 1, mm lis on rose, London

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Henry VII (1485-1509), Groat, first period, London mint, class I, mintmark lis on rose dimidiated (1485-87), facing crowned bust with open crown, nothing by neck or breast, legend surrounds HENRIC…
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Description

Henry VII (1485-1509), Groat, first period, London mint, class I, mintmark lis on rose dimidiated (1485-87), facing crowned bust with open crown, nothing by neck or breast, legend surrounds HENRIC 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, 2.89g (S.2193; N.1703).

Even dark grey cabinet toning gradually gaining a Silver gloss nearer the central points, bold portrait with clear hair striations. Blocky dies presenting in parts of the legends giving off a little distortion, partially clipped (common for this issue). Reverse, mottled in tone with legible legends. Near very fine, with a comprehensive portrait, rare.

Ex Spink, bought 2002

Specification

Period 1485 - 1509
Date 1485-87
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Groats

Coin Ruler

Henry VII

Country

England

Coin House

House of Tudor

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London mint

References S.2193; N.1703
Weight 2.89 g

Provenance

Spink, bought 2002

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