Silver coin; Denomination: Half-Groat
Henry VI, First Reign (1422-1461)
A half-groat is a twopence coin
A crowned bust of the King facing within a tressure of nine arches; around, (mm cross III) HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FR
A long cross pattee dividing the legend, three pellets in each arm; around in two concentric circles, (mm V) POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM - VILLA CALISIE (pinecone after CALISIE) (translation: I have made God my helper - town of Calais).
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Type of item
1.809 g (Weight)
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[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.