Coin - Groat, Henry VII, England, 1499-1502 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 283

Silver coin; Denomination: Groat
Tower Mint, London
Henry VII (1485 - 1509)

Facing bust issue; crown with jewelled arches. A groat is a fourpence coin
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 26 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 3.179 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Eugene von Guerard Collection, Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: England
DateEra: 1499-1502 AD
Denomination: Groat
Obverse Description: A crowned bust of the King facing, the crown has the outer arch jewelled; around (mm anchor) HENRIC DI GRA REX AGLI Z FR
Reverse Description: A long cross pattee which divides the legend, three pellets in each angle; around, (mm anchor) POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM CIVITAS LONDON (Translation: I have made God my helper).
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King Henry VII, England, 1499-1502
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1499-1502
  1. [Book], J. North, English Hammered Coinage, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1963, p.83, no.1705 c Pages
  2. [Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.

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