Henry VII (1485-1509), Groat, Class 2 mm. none, crosses by neck, London

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Henry VII (1485-1509), Groat, London mint, class IIa, no mintmark (1488-9), facing crowned bust, crown with two plain arches, crosses by neck, legend surrounds HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z…
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Description

Henry VII (1485-1509), Groat, London mint, class IIa, no mintmark (1488-9), facing crowned bust, crown with two plain arches, crosses by neck, 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, 2.71g (S.2196; N.1704).

A fully centred strike with a comprehensive portrait, some flatness or die block in the King’s face. Legends legible both sides, edge flan flaw at 12 o’clock. Near very fine.

Ex Studio Coins, bought 1999

Specification

Period 1485 - 1509
Date 1488-89
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Groats

Coin Ruler

Henry VII

Country

England

Coin House

House of Tudor

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London

References S.2196; N.1704
Weight 2.71 g

Provenance

Ex Studio Coins, 1999

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