Henry VII (1485-1509), Groat, London mint, class IIIc, mintmark anchor (1499-1502), facing crowned bust, only outer arch of crown jewelled, five fleured cusps, saltire stops, legend surrounds HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FR. Rev, long cross fourchee, trefoil of pellets in angles, outer legends, reads POSVI DEV A DIVTOR E MEVM, inner script CIVITAS LONDON, 2.91g (S.2199; N.1705c).
Dark cabinet toning, portrait comprehensive, flan edge flaw at 3 o’clock. Legends legible, distinct mintmarks, reverse well detailed. Very fine.
Ex H. McCarthy, bought 1986