Henry VIII (1509-47), Groat, second coinage (1526-44) Bust A3. Tower

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Henry VIII (1509-47), Groat, second coinage (1526-44), Tower mint, mintmark rose both sides, crowned bust in profile right, Laker bust A3, legend surrounds HENRIC VIII DG R ΛGL Z FRΛNC.…
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Description

Henry VIII (1509-47), Groat, second coinage (1526-44), Tower mint, mintmark rose both sides, crowned bust in profile right, Laker bust A3, legend surrounds HENRIC VIII DG R ΛGL Z FRΛNC. Rev, long cross fourchée over quartered shield of arms, saltires in fork ends, reads POSVI DEV Λ DIVTOR E MEV, 2.68g (S.2337C; N.1797; Whitton [i] 2).

A scarcer bust seldom seen, good overall detail especially precise in the hair, legends in the main legible with some fade in parts of reverse. Somewhat ragged in the eastern perimeter, otherwise very fine, a far rarer type.

Specification

Period 1485 - 1509
Date 1526-44
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Groats

Coin Ruler

Henry VIII

Country

England

Coin House

House of Tudor

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Laker Bust A3

Weight 2.68 g

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