Silver coin, Denomination, Groat
Royal Mint, London
Edward IV, Second reign, (1471-1483)

The groat was a fourpence coin. The date of coin production can be ascertained by the use of initial marks (also called mint marks abbreviated as mm). On this coin two different marks used during the same period were incorrectly employed on the same coin.

Obverse Description

A crowned bust of the King facing within a tressure of nine arches; around, (mm pierced cross) EDWARD DEI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC

Reverse Description

A long cross pattee dividing the legend, three pellets in each arm; around in two concentric circles, (mm cross with 4 pellets) POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM - CIVITAS LONDON (translation: I have made God my helper - city of London)

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