Coin - Groat, Robert II, Scotland, 1371-1390 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1720

Silver coin; Denomination: Groat
Edinburgh Mint
Robert II (1371-1390)

A groat is a fourpence coin
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 28 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 3.607 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain - Scotland
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: hammered
DateEra: 1371-1390 AD
Denomination: Groat
Obverse Description: At centre within beaded circle and a broken tressure of six arches, crowned head of the King facing left with sceptre at left; around, + ROBERTVS DEI GRA REX SCOTORVM
Reverse Description: Long cross with five pointed mullet in each angle; around in two concentric circles, inner, VILLA EDINBVRGh; outer DNS PTECTOR MS LIBATOR MS (translation, God is my protector and my redeemer).
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King Robert II, Scotland, Great Britain, 1371-1390
Mint: Edinburgh (Mint), Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain, 1371-1390
  1. [Book], Coins of Scotland Ireland and the Islands, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2003, Spink 5131 Pages

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