Henry VII (1485-1509), Groat, Class 2a, mm. quatrefoil, London

Item Reference: C212010518 Sold Share
Henry VII (1485-1509), Groat, London mint, class IIa, mintmark cinquefoil (1488-93), facing crowned bust, crown with two plain arches, nothing by neck, fleured cusps, trefoil stops, legend surrounds HENRIC DI…
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Description

Henry VII (1485-1509), Groat, London mint, class IIa, mintmark cinquefoil (1488-93), facing crowned bust, crown with two plain arches, nothing by neck, fleured cusps, trefoil stops, 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, 2.76g (S.2195; N.1704).

Marginally off centre with a bold and imposing portrait, slight striking indentation in King’s facial features, hair and crown well defined. Legends legible both sides, noticeably clear and lustrous fields, mintmark both sides expressed clearly. Very fine.

Ex D. Glover, bought 2004

Specification

Period 1485 - 1509
Date 1489-93
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Groats

Coin Ruler

Henry VII

Country

England

Coin House

House of Tudor

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London mint

References S.2195; N.1704
Weight 2.76 g

Provenance

Ex D. Glover, bought 2004

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