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Coin - Halfgroat, Henry VI, England, 1422-1427 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 267

Summary:
Silver coin, Denomination: Halfgroat
Calais Mint
Henry VI, First reign (1422-1461)

Annulet issue 1422-1427. Example of a clipped coin.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 17 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 0.934 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: clipped

More information

Themes this item is part of: Eugene von Guerard Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: England
DateEra: 1422-1427 AD
Denomination: Halfgroat
Obverse Description: A crowned bust of the King facing with annulet on each side of neck; legend removed by clipping.
Reverse Description: A long cross pattee, three pellets in each arm; outer and tops of inner legend removed by clipping, VILLA CALDIE
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King Henry VI, England
Mint: Calais (Mint)
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], J. North, English Hammered Coinage, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1963, p.60, no.1429 Pages
  2. [Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.

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