Henry VIII (1509-47), Groat, third coinage (1544-47) Tower mint, bust 3

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Henry VIII (1509-47), Groat, third coinage (1544-47) Tower mint, bust 3, mintmark Lis, three-quarter facing crowned bust in ruff, legend surrounds HENRIC 8 DG AGL FRA Z HIB REX. Rev,…
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Description

Henry VIII (1509-47), Groat, third coinage (1544-47) Tower mint, bust 3, mintmark Lis, three-quarter facing crowned bust in ruff, legend surrounds HENRIC 8 DG AGL FRA Z HIB REX. Rev, long cross fourchee over quartered shield of arms, annulet in each fork end, legend reads, +POSVI DEV A DIVTOR E MEV, 2.52g (S.2369; N.1844). Well struck on a marginally irregular flan, much of the original mint bloom visible and apparent on both sides, the portrait style of bust understated yet engaging, legends generally legible. Rev, cleanly struck without any scratches or indentations, a touch off centre. Good very fine, well provenanced.

Ex Spink, accompanied by two tickets, one belonging to May Sinclair ticket with Ref/ FE 12422, and a Robert Sharman ticket in his hand.

Specification

Period 1509 - 1547
Date 1544-47
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Groats

Coin Ruler

Henry VIII

Country

England

Coin House

House of Tudor

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Tower mint

Weight 2.52 g

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